Composition of the Ghana Commission of UNESCO

The Commission presently comprises at least thirty-five (35) members drawn from relevant Ministries, Departments, Agencies, Institutions as well as non-governmental organizations in Ghana. The Commission meets in plenary session twice a year, preferably March/April and September/October. However, in a General Conference year, the Commission may meet more than two times.

Hon. Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum

Minister for Education, Chairman of the Commission and Ghana’s Representative on the UNESCO Executive Board


Ms. Mavis Kusorgbor

Multilateral, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration

Mrs. Dede Bedu-Addo

Ministry of Gender, Women and Social Protection

Ms. Stella Badu

Ministry of Justice and Attorney General’s Department

Mr. Edmund Nkansah

Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning

Mrs. Wilhelmina Quaye

Director, Science and Technology Policy Research Institute (STEPRI), CSIR

Mr. Harrison K. Sasu

Ministry of Youth and Sports

Ms. Mamle Andrews

Ministry of Information

Emerita Prof. Isabela Quakyi

Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Emmanuel Newman

National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE)

Mrs. Jane Edna Nyame

National Commission on Culture

Mr. Hayford Siaw

Ghana Library Authority

Ms. Keren Happuch Osekre

Ghana Geological Survey Authority

Hon. William Agyapong Quaittoo

Parliamentary Select Committee on Education

Mr. Ivor Agyeman-Duah

Ghana Museums and Monuments Board

Ministry of Food and Agriculture

Mr. Gabriel Tandoh

Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture

Mr. Thomas Musah

Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT)

Ms. Magdalene Appenteng

Ministry of Communication

Mr. George Sarpong

National Media Commission

Mrs. Nana Yamfoah Amua-Sekyi

Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ)