Joana Ama Osei-Tutu
Joana Ama Osei-Tutu is a Research Associate at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center (KAIPTC) in Accra, Ghana. She works specifically on the Conflict Peace and Security Programme (CPSP) programme at the Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research. Joana’s work focuses on maritime piracy; transnational organized crimes; the protection of civilians; and natural resource management and its security implications.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology from the University of Ghana, and a Masters in International Studies in Development Cooperation from the Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea. She has also worked with the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of Ghana as an administrative officer on an educational reform committee and later as a Confidential Executive Assistant to the Permanent Secretary.