June 13 - July 1, 2022, NEW YORK

Dr. Kwaku Agyeman-Budu

Dr. Kwaku Agyeman-Budu is a Lawyer by profession and a legal academic. Since January 2013 he has been teaching various law courses
at the Faculty of Law of the Ghana Institute of Management & Public Administration (GIMPA) in Accra, Ghana. In September of 2013,
Kwaku established The Justice Foundation, an apolitical not-for-profit non-religious human rights organization, with the sole purpose of
increasing access to justice in Ghana. In this capacity, he has represented numerous indigent criminal defendants in the courts of Ghana
on a pro-bono basis. Kwaku holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B) and a Qualifying Certificate in Law from the University of Ghana and
the Ghana School of Law respectively. He also holds a Master of Laws Degree (LL.M) in International Law & Justice and a Doctor of
Juridical Science Degree (SJD) from Fordham University School of Law in the United States. Presently, he is the Head of Law Centers at the
Faculty of Law, GIMPA, where he oversees the management of the African Center of International Criminal Justice (ACICJ) and the African
Center on Law & Ethics (ACLE). He is also a member and coordinator of the Judicial Service of Ghana’s Internship & Clerkship Committee,
where he oversees the placement of law students to the various courts of Ghana. His research interests include Constitutional Law,
Criminal Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Human Rights Law and International Criminal Law & Justice.

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