Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua

Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Ghana School of Law where he teaches public international law, environmental law, and international human rights law. He is currently a Marie Curie International Fellow at the University of Lincoln, UK and has served as a consultant for a number of NGOs, including the International Center for Transitional Justice.



The realpolitik of rights and democracy

By: Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua

What happens when human rights and democracy do not only advance Western foreign policy, but also contribute to producing, not reducing, poverty?