Global Challenges and Partnerships Sector

Assistant Director General Edward Kwakwa (Ghana) oversees the Global Challenges and Partnerships Sector. The Sector covers issues relating to traditional knowledge, traditional cultural expressions, and genetic resources; leads efforts to work with other UN agencies and international organizations on cross-cutting global issues; builds on and expands partnerships with stakeholders, including those from international, business and civil society sectors; and reaches out to new stakeholders such as youth.

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Photo: Edward KWAKWA

Assistant Director General: Edward KWAKWA

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