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Associate Researcher, Conventional Arms and Ammunition Programme
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  AnnaEdna Esi Mensah

Anna Edna Esi Mensah

Anna is an Associate Researcher with UNIDIR’s Conventional Arms and Ammunition Programme. She focuses on the regional and national approaches to weapons and ammunition management (WAM) and regulating arms transfer and prevention their diversion research streams and supports the design, coordination and implementation of research and activities under these work streams. Prior to joining UNIDIR, she worked on a U.S. Department of State technical assistance programme focused on capacity-building programmes for criminal justice and law enforcement officials in Africa. Anna holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and French from the University of Ghana and the University of Strasbourg and a Master’s degree in International Relations and Political Science from the Graduate Institute of Geneva.

Anna’s areas of expertise include WAM in Africa, the Arms Trade Treaty, project management and multi-stakeholder management

She speaks English, French and four Ghanaian languages.