Nii Ashie Kotey

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Nii Ashie Kotey "is the Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Ghana. Professor Kotey has been deeply involved in development, higher education and civic issues for over twenty years. He has practised law, consulted, advocated democratic governance and human rights, and organized civic groups. As a specialist in natural resources, environmental and human rights law, he has undertaken research work, participated in national and international conferences, and prepared advisory papers for many national and foreign clients. He has published widely both nationally and internationally. A graduate of the University of Ghana, Professor Kotey holds the LL.M. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of London. He has been visiting lecturer in Nigeria and Visiting Scholar in the United States, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. He is a member of the Africa Regional Advisory Panel of the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), London. He is also a director of the Ghana Legal Literacy and Resource Foundation and a member of the General Legal Council. He has been a member of many national committees including the Technical Working Group of the National Committee on Forest Management Certification and Committee on the Legal Framework for Collaborative Forest Management in Ghana. He chaired the ministerial advisory committee on forest policy, is a member of the Land Policy Steering Committee of the Ghana Land Administration Project and of the governing board of the National Petroleum Authority." [1]

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  1. Trustees, International Institute for Environment and Development, accessed April 30, 2008.