ACET speeches

10th February 2017

Leading Toward Transformation:

Good governance and pragmatic leadership as a collective responsibility for sustaining growth ACET’s founder and president, Dr. K.Y. Amoako, was a keynote speaker at the 2017 Investing in African Mining Indaba, which took place from […]
14th May 2014

Not Just Any Nation: Ghana’s Prospects for Economic Transformation

On Monday May 13, 2014, ACET President, Dr. K.Y. Amoako delivered a speech at the Ghana Economic Forum held in Akosombo. In it, he detailed Ghana’s current standing on the African Transformation Index, and outlined […]
27th October 2011

Driving Economic Transformation in Africa: The Role of Capable States

ACET president, Dr. K.Y. Amoako has drawn on new ACET research to emphasize the importance of capable states in leading and sustaining structural transformation. Dr. Amoako was delivering a keynote speech at the Governance Academy Day, a […]
1st June 2011

Remarks by K. Y. Amoako at the Second Asian Development Forum

Remarks by K. Y. Amoako at the Second Asian Development Forum Ladies and Gentlemen, Good Morning, Let me first thank the organizers of the Second Asian Development Forum and the people of Japan, for their […]
1st August 2008

Remarks by K. Y. Amoako at an ACET-organized Public Lecture by Joseph Stiglitz in Accra, Ghana

Thank you very much Mrs. Mary Chinery-Hesse for your very generous introduction. This is the second time in the short period that I have been back home that I have the honor of being introduced […]
27th March 2008

Remarks by K. Y. Amoako at the 4th Annual Kronti ne Akwamu (Democracy and Good Governance) Lecture

The tenth anniversary of the Center for Democratic Development is a time for deserved celebration of its many contributions to our country. Over the last ten years, CDD has worked with local and international partners […]
13th February 2008

Address to Conference on Dutch Africa Policy

Address to Conference on Dutch Africa Policy Under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands I am very glad to join you today to comment on the Dutch relationship with Africa. […]