The Executive Director of Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG), Joseph Kobla Wemakor has been selected by Legal Resource Centre (LRC), the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and the Grotius Centre for state of the Netherlands to participate in a short course on Human Rights in Business.
The 2-day course which is scheduled to take place on October 1st and 2nd respectively at the GIMPA Executive Conference Centre (GECC) in Accra forms part of a project aimed at raising awareness of how human rights apply in business settings.
Some modules the participants will be taken through include: What are Human Rights, the International Framework of Human Rights, the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Others are: How do national laws in Ghana Protect Business in Ghana, the Enforcement of Human Rights-Case Law and Comparative Law – Business and Human Rights in Ghana vrs. other jurisdictions.
Mr. Wemakor, who also doubles as a seasoned freelance journo in an interview said: “I believe this opportunity is a step in the right direction towards building my capacity to be able to deal effectively with the burgeoning issues of human rights abuse the country is battling with”.
The course is an initiative of the Legal Resource Centre (LRC), the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) with support from the Grotius Centre for State of the Netherlands.
We wish him all the best.