Charlotte Osei nominated for Chatham House Prize
The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Ghana, Madam Charlotte Osei has been nominated for the Chatham House Prize.
The Chatham House Prize is awarded to the person, persons or organization deemed to have made the most significant contribution to the improvement of international relations in the previous year.
She was nominated for ensuring a peaceful and transparent electoral process in Ghana in December 2016, further consolidating Ghana’s 24-year long democratic journey.
Madam Osei, according to Chatham House was nominated alongside the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos who was nominated for formally ratifying a peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), rebel group and bringing an end to the war in Colombia and Jens Stoltenberg, the Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), who was nominated for steering NATO through one of the most complicated periods in its recent history.
The winner will be announced later this year, and an award ceremony will take place in the autumn, it noted.
By Pamela Ofori-Boateng