Anna supports the operations of the Conventional Arms Programme. She assists with the design, coordination and smooth implementation of the Programme’s research projects and activities. Prior to joining UNIDIR, she worked on a United States Department of State technical assistance programme in Africa, where she assisted in developing and implementing training programmes aimed at building the capacity of criminal justice and law enforcement officials in Africa on various international security issues. Together with her team, she assisted in training over 4,000 security professionals on a wide range of topics including arms control, trafficking in persons, crime scene investigations, financial and cyber crimes investigation, and gender and security. Anna holds a Bachelor 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 project management and multi-stakeholder management. Her research interests are conventional weapons and ammunition management and international disarmament treaties.
She speaks English, French and four Ghanaian dialects.