The 2nd Annual AGA-Africa Conference On Transnational Crimes, Accra, Ghana

The AGA-Africa in collaboration with Food and Drugs Authority – Ghana (FDA) and the Ghana Police Service held a 2-day conference themed “Tackling the Reality of Transnational Crimes in Africa – Cross Border Solutions and International Cooperation,” on 3rd – 4th March, 2020 in Accra, Ghana.
The conference brought together six US Attorneys General: Keith Ellison, Attorney General of Minnesota, Aaron Ford, Attorney General of Nevada, Denise George, Attorney General of Virgin Islands, Letitia James, Attorney General of New York, Karl Racine, Attorney General for the District of Columbia, Kwame Raoul, Attorney General of Illinois and African Attorneys General, AGA-Africa stakeholders in Africa and the United States, subject matter experts, and representatives from the African justice, law and order sector, diplomatic corps and NGOs.
The objective of the Transnational Crimes Conference was to leverage collaborations between Attorneys General in the United States and their African counterparts to find new approaches to combat transnational crimes in Africa with a focus on regional and international collaboration. The conference was moderated by Nozipho Mbanjwa.
The conference also provided a platform for the six US Attorneys General to meet stakeholders from Ghana and the rest of Africa and immerse themselves in Ghana’s culture as well as taking part in several activities to mark “Beyond The Return” while supporting AGA-Africa’s work in the continent.