Ghanaian Female Police Officer Wins UN Female Peacekeeping Award
A Ghanaian Police officer, Chief Superintendent, Mrs Phyllis Ama Tebuah Osei has won the annual United Nations Female Police Officer of the Year Award. The award formerly known as the International Female Police Peacekeeper Award was on Monday, November 19, 2018, presented to her from the United Nations Mission in Somalia (UNSOM).
The award was presented during a ceremony co-hosted by the United Nations Police Division of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations and the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations.
Mrs Osei, a superintendent of police from the Ghana Police Service, was selected for the Award as her policing work, directly and positively impacted the community and the host state police in Jubaland, Somalia.
According to her UN, her contributions to enhancing the protection of women and girls, as well as her initiatives to promote women rights in the host state police, embody the spirit of the Award and embrace the values of international policing.