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Kojo Impraim, PhD

Kojo Impraim (PhD) is the Director of Media for Peace and Sustainable Development Programme at the Media Foundation for West Africa. Prior to his appointment at the Foundation, Kojo was the Deputy Director in charge of research, monitoring and evaluation at the Ghana National Peace Council.

He has also previously served as Project Director at Sera Matrix, Chief Operating Officer at the Africa Worldview Limited, and Programme Officer at the Institute of Democratic Governance. Kojo has also consulted on a number of projects for domestic and international organisations including the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, Ghana Journalists Association, STAR-Ghana Foundation, Agence Francaise de Development (AFD), Newmont Ghana, Africa Centre for International Law and Accountability, and Human Rights Advocacy Centre. He has also managed several donor-driven projects in over 170 districts in Ghana.

His competencies and interests span the areas of human rights and security, democratic policing, public safety, peacebuilding, human rights, media and communication, electoral politics, and preventing and countering violent extremism.

Kojo holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Politics and International Relations from the University of Cape Town, South Africa; M. Phil in Political Science from the University of Ghana; Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with Sociology (First Class Honors) also from the University of Ghana.

He has also received training on Project Management from the University of La Verne, California; Conflict Analysis and Mediation from the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre in Ghana; and Master Class Security Governance from the National Security Institute in Ghana.