Careers in Human Rights and International Development

Global Career Week: Human Rights
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Adotei Akwei
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 12:00
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Adotei Akwei will discuss his long-standing career at Amnesty and his career trajectory leading him to his Deputy Director, Governmental Relations role. Adotei is a political analyst, an experienced advocate, and campaigner on civil, political, economic, and social rights. He has built expertise in US foreign and security policy, implementing a rights-based approach to ending poverty, and possesses extensive field experience in Africa and Asia. Adotei received his master's degree in International Relations from the College of William and Mary.

Political instability and competition over diminishing resources creates a dangerous environment for the health and welfare of vulnerable populations. Speakers in this area work within the non-profit arena in order to maintain peace, alleviate poverty, educate and advocate.

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Asian Studies Center
Center for African Studies
Center for Latin American Studies
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
Global Studies Center
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