The SDGs are about the future that we all want and indeed the future that we all need. It is not just desirable. It is an indispensable investment for our future - the future of our youth and that of our children. We cannot and should not fail them.
— President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

CO-CHAIR OF THE SDG ADVOCATES

Elected President of Ghana in December 2016, President Akufo-Addo has been involved in Ghanaian politics since the 1970s. In the 1990s, he formed a civil rights organization called Ghana’s Committee on Human and People’s Rights. President Akufo-Addo received the Mother Theresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice in 2016 for sacrificing political ambitions for the sake of national peace and reconciliation.