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You are welcome to the official website of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS). The site has been updated to reflect the current vision of the Academy. The vision is to be Ghana’s foremost merit-based learned society, committed to national development and the advancement of the world (GAAS Strategic Plan, 2020-2025). The core values to drive this vision are relevance, integrity, professionalism, and excellence.

Established in 1959, the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences has been involved in the promotion of the study, extension and dissemination of knowledge in the arts and sciences. In its first decade of existence, the Academy went through changes to reach, in 1968, the form it now has. This website will be dedicated to sharing information on the work and activities of the Academy. As we unveil the first phase of the new website, we intend to update the site regularly. You will find information about the history, structure, Fellows of the Academy, publications, current and future events and other pertinent news.

The Ghana Academy has local and international partners. We expect to share important information from these partners from time to time.

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Professor Aaron Lante, FGA Calls for The Establishment of Academic Medical Centres

Professor Aaron Lante, FGA, a Professor of Anatomy at the University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS), has called for the establishment of academic medical centres (AMCs) in all medical training institutions to help deepen medical training, research, and service delivery in the country. He indicated that AMCs were assets that provided an environment for evolution in medical education, research, and service delivery.

For AfCFTA to work, it must be human rights fit- delivering on the SDG goals – Professor Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua

Day two of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS) 2022 Public Forum continued with a focus on Political and Legal Environments for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Various speakers at the forum which is organized annually by the GAAS and sponsored UMB, a leading indigenous Ghanaian bank, opined that Human Rights Impact Assessments are a critical tool for the advancement of people-centered and human rights-based development, including through trade agreements. This is critical in ensuring that the rights of people whose needs may otherwise be overlooked or poorly addressed are protected in trade negotiations so everyone can benefit equitably from trade.

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