Joseph Kobla Wemakor, a celebrated Ghanaian journalist and global human rights activist, has been nominated for the Africa Peace Advocate Awards for 2023, an honor that recognizes significant contributions to peace and development in Africa and beyond.
Wemakor’s nomination is a testament to his dedication and hard work in promoting peace, human rights, and social justice across Ghana and Africa at large.
He earned acclaim for his relentless pursuit of truth and justice, using his journalism platform to raise awareness about various societal issues and promote peaceful coexistence.
Born and raised in Ghana, Wemakor has established a robust career in journalism. He has worked with various media outlets both in Ghana and internationally, his unique storytelling approach, mixed with his dedication to unearthing critical issues, setting him apart.
In addition to his journalism career, Wemakor has also made significant strides in human rights advocacy. He is the founder of Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG), an organization that actively fights against human rights abuses, with a particular interest in child rights, women rights, and the rights of the disabled.
Through HRRG, Wemakor has consistently driven conversations around human rights abuses and proposed sustainable solutions to these pervasive challenges.
His leadership in the field of human rights has seen significant successes, such as lobbying for legislation change, conducting impactful awareness drives, and advocating for the rights of marginalized groups. These efforts have established him as a truly transformative figure on the Africa human rights landscape.
Wemakor’s nomination for the Africa Peace Advocate Awards 2023 is not just a personal achievement but also recognition for his contributions towards peace-building and justice promotion in Africa.
The award celebrates influential peace advocates, recognizing their dedication and commitment to fostering a peaceful African society.
The Africa Peace Advocate Awards is hosted by International Association of World Peace Advocates (IAWPA), an inter-governmental organization known for its efforts in peace-building and conflict resolution across Africa and beyond.
They have consistently recognized individuals and organizations contributing relentlessly towards making Africa a peaceful continent.
Joseph Kobla Wemakor serves as an inspiration to many and his nomination for the Africa Peace Advocate Awards 2023 shines a spotlight on his extraordinary work in promoting peace and justice.
Whether Wemakor secures the award or not, his undeniably impactful contributions to human rights and peace-building initiatives are a testament to the significant role he plays on the African stage and beyond.