Osei Kwadwo Adow

Mr. Osei Kwadwo Adow


Mr. Osei Kwadwo Adow is a lecturer at Ghana Institute of Journalism. He teaches Political Science and Media Law. 

He also teaches Media and Environmental Law, Constitutional Law Reforms, Intellectual Property Protection, Public Policy Analysis, Foundations and Growth of Media Ownership in Ghana and Political Economy of Communications in Ghana. He was once the Director for Centre for Media and Public Policy (CEMP) at Ghana Institute of Journalism. He also headed the Political/Social Studies Department at the same Institute.

Osei Kwadwo is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana and one of his successful court cases: Valencia Quame vrs. Topman Book Shop, in the Superior Court of Judicature, The High Court (Commercial Division) Accra 2008 (COPYRIGHT PROTECTION).

He was a consultant for the International Labor Organization on labor flexibility and income insecurity in Ghana, 2007. This consultancy work was undertaken in partnership with the Department of Economics, University of Ghana Legon.

He has a published work in Daniel Kwabena Twerefou, Festus Ebo-Turkson and Adow Osei Kwadwo “Labor Market Flexibility, Employment and Income Security in Ghana, International Labor Organization Publication, Geneva, 2007, and unpublished work in:

  1. Organization of African Trade Union Unity (OATUU) in the era of Structural Adjustment: A Case of Study of Ghana.
  2. Foreign Private Capital and Rural Development: A Study of Sasakawa Global 2000 (SG 2000) in Ghana.
  3. Taxation and Dictatorship in Ghana; A Paper Submitted to CODESRIA, Senegal 1999
  4. Advocacy and Lobbying Manual for Environmental NGOS) Preparatory Stage).


Some of his social responsibilities’ activities include:

GIJ tender review committee, Current chairman of the Ghana Football Association Disciplinary Committee, Lawyer for the Ghana Journalists Association, Member of Ghana Journalists Association Ethics and Disciplinary Council, Chairman of Ghana Journalists Association Election Committee, Member of the public interest and accountability committee (PIAC) and Legal Department of Ghana Institute of Journalism