Kwesi Aning is a Director at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre, Ghana, and worked also for the UN and AU. His 2018 publications include Exploring Peace Formation Security and Justice in Post-Colonial States (with A. Brown, C. Hunt, V Boegge)

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