The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has commissioned a modern fully furnished office at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC), for the Council on Foreign Relations-Ghana.

During the ceremony which was held on Tuesday 21st November, 2023, the Chair of the Council, Ambassador D. K. Osei, commended the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration for its unwavering support to the Council in various aspects of its work since it was inaugurated in 2019. Ambassador Osei expressed the Council’s readiness to collaborate with the Foreign Ministry in the execution of Ghana’s foreign policy agenda. He was hopeful that the office will help the Council’s work of promoting Ghana’s development.

On behalf of the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, the Chief Director for the Ministry, Ambassador Ramses Cleland noted that in fulfillment of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which was signed with the Council in 2019, the Ministry deemed it necessary to provide an office to enhance the work of the Council in further projecting Ghana’s contribution to contemporary international affairs. Ambassador Cleland indicated that the Ministry would continue to support the Council in the discharge of its duties to drive Ghana forward on the international stage.

The ceremony was attended by members of the Council on Foreign Relations, Ghana, retired Foreign Service Officers (FSOs) and some officers of the Foreign Ministry.

The Council is an independent non-partisan policy think-tank which specialises on Ghana’s foreign policy and international affairs, especially those relating to the West African sub-region.