Kofi Kinaata addresses UN on migration and role as IOM Ghana Goodwill Ambassador

Kofi Kinaata addresses UN on migration and role as IOM Ghana Goodwill Ambassador

Ghanaian Highlife sensation, Kofi Kinaata, made waves at the ongoing ‘International Dialogue on Migration’ at the United Nations Headquarters with his powerful speech. The Goodwill Ambassador for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Ghana, Kinaata shared his journey and motivation for taking on the role in 2017.

Reflecting on the significant impact of IOM’s work, Kinaata highlighted how the organization has helped many returnees successfully reintegrate into their communities. His personal interactions with these individuals have inspired his music, allowing him to create songs that resonate with their stories.

During his speech, Kinaata revealed a personal anecdote about how his music career saved him from the dangers of stowaways, shedding light on the difficult choices faced by young people in search of better opportunities. His words were well-received by the international delegation, who recognized the power of music in raising awareness about migration issues.

As a proud representative of Ghana, Kofi Kinaata continues to advocate for the rights and well-being of migrants through his music and storytelling. With hit songs like ‘No Place Like Home’ and ‘Thy Grace,’ Kinaata’s commitment to addressing irregular migration is evident in his latest EP, ‘Kofi oo Kofi.’

His efforts as a Goodwill Ambassador have not gone unnoticed, as he continues to make a profound impact on the ongoing dialogue on migration, both in Ghana and internationally.


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