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ActionAid Ghana pays courtesy call to the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice


ActionAid Ghana paid a courtesy call to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice on Friday, January 25, 2024, to discuss the progress of the legally binding instrument on business and human rights. 

As part of the Norad-funded Combating Modern Slavery project, ActionAid Ghana supported the Ministry of Justice to co-host the "Africa Region Intersessional Consultation on the United Nations legally binding instrument to regulate the activities of transnational corporations and other businesses with respect to Human Rights" The Attorney General, Honourable Godfred Yeboah Dame, commended the support of ActionAid Ghana in cohosting this very important meeting in Ghana. He stressed that the meeting was a significant move and a step in the right direction.

Honourable Godfred Yeboah Dame further affirmed the collaboration of the ministry with ActionAid Ghana in pushing for the complete enactment of the international law on business and human rights to see to the regulations of the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises.

The Country Director, John Nkaw, reiterated the commitment of ActionAid Ghana to working relentlessly towards ensuring the protection of women and children in various business chains in Ghana.

The Ministry of Justice, with the support of ActionAid Ghana, will be hosting an Accra Stakeholder Conference on Business and Human Rights to share ideas and best practices to firm up its stand on the UN legally binding Instrument on Business and Human Rights.

The visit also sought to strengthen the relationship with the ministry while advocating for the protection of the rights of women.