Dr. Edward Kwakwa joins Minister for Communications, on second leg of special envoy tour in Paris

The Minister for Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful in her meeting with the French delegation in Paris stressed on the long standing relationship between Ghana and France to hopefully serve as a basis for France supporting Ghana’s Candidate for the position of Director General of WIPO. She also spoke of the impact the Late Kofi Annan as an exemplary Ghanaian had brought to the United Nations and the world at large and expressed the hope that France would support Dr. Kwakwa to bring the same to WIPO and its constituents as well.

Dr Kwakwa, who accompanied the Minister of Communications on the second leg of her mission to France as the President’s Special Envoy to lobby support for Ghana’s candidate, said during a meeting in Paris with the Deputy Director, United Nations, International Organisations Human Rights and Francophony, Mr. Jean-Marc SÉRÉ-CHARLET, that he would strengthen dialogue among member states with the aim of expanding the mandate of WIPO to promote and protect global intellectual.

The second leg of the Minister’s Special Envoy tour was made up of Ghana’s Ambassador to France, Md. Anna Bossman, Dr. Edward Kwakwa and staff of the Foreign Ministry.