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 georgeThe Board of Directors of the Human Rights Advocacy Centre (HRAC) has unanimously appointed Mr George De-Graft Owoo as Acting Executive Director of HRAC. This follows the resignation of Mr Robert Akoto Amoafo (the former Executive Director) from HRAC. 

The Human Rights Advocacy Centre (HRAC) is a non-governmental, independent, non-partisan organisation with the aim of ensuring the realisation, respect, promotion and protection of the rights of all persons living in Ghana in accordance with national legal instruments and international human rights standards.

Mr George De-Graft Owoo who prior to this appointment was HRAC’s Programmes Manager, will now act in the capacity of Executive Director till further notice. Mr Owoo joined HRAC in May 2013 as a Compliance Officer. He has over ten years working experience in human rights and services with Keystone Autism Services, Delaware (USA) a subsidiary of Keystone Human Services, Pennsylvania (USA) a community-based service provider for children, young people, adults and families in the areas of intellectual disabilities, autism, mental health and early intervention.  He also worked as tutor and registrar at the Maranatha Bible College (now Maranatha University College) Ghana. Mr Owoo was the project team lead of HRAC’s Gender-Based Violence, and Access to Health projects funded by STAR-Ghana. He holds Post-Graduate Degrees in School Counseling and Theological Studies, and Bachelor’s Degree in Theology

Mr Owoo will be supported by experience and proficient Management team and resourceful staff at HRAC...