Mr. George Amoh is the Ag. Executive Secretary of the National Peace Council, the only statutory national peace institution in Ghana. It has offices in all the regions of Ghana and its headquarters in Accra.
He hold a Masters’ Degree in Social Work from the University of Ghana, and a Masters’ degree in Human Rights from the University of Education Winneba, Ghana. Additionally, he also has a postgraduate Diploma in Human Rights, from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, from the University of Lund in Sweden and a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of Ghana. Currently, he is pursuing PhD programme in Development Studies at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Cape Coast.
Mr. George Amoh has over twenty years professional experience in Conflict/Peace, human rights, project management, data management and community development practice. He gained these experiences in public office, private business and civil society working environments. He has had considerable experience working as a workshop facilitator for institutions including, the World Bank, Ghana Anticorruption Coalition, the Legal Aid Scheme and the School of Public Health, Legon, short course on ethics and Action Aid Ghana. Besides, he has facilitated several training programmes in most parts of Ghana, and participated in both international and local workshops and conferences. In 2019, he oversaw the dialogue processes that brought together the two major political parties in Ghana. The dialogue processes produced the Roadmap and Code of Conduct for the eradication of political vigilantism. He contributed to the high-level participation, inclusion and the general success of the dialogue.
Indeed, Mr. Amoh was a key facilitator for the 2016 High Level Meeting that brought all the presidential candidates for the signing of the Peace Accord in Accra, on December 2, 2016.
International Institutions including ECOWAS, South Sudan etc., have invited him to share the experiences of establishing a National Peace Architecture. He was one of the Discussants selected for the World Water Summit held in Lusaka, Zambia, in 2014 and was part of the Water Integrity Network, coordinated by SIWI, based in Finland and participated in the preparatory meetings to the World Water Summit, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
In 2013, the World Bank invited him to be part of a team that facilitated a training workshop in Lusaka Zambia, on Road Contracts Monitoring, that was aimed at equipping civil society in Zambia to monitor road contracts to ensure transparency and value for money. He was also in Monrovia, Liberia and Naivasha, Kenya, on similar mission in 2010, and 2012 at the invitation of the World Bank.