Antwi holds an MBA in Regional Innovation and Sustainable Economic Development from Chonnam National University, South Korea and Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. He joined the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations (MELR) in October 2012 and has been with the Policy Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate. In January 2017, Antwi was appointed as Focal Person on Child Labour at the Ministry’s Head Office to liaise with the Child Labour Unit of the Labour Department in the development and review of Child Labour related policies, programmes and projects as well as monitoring of implementation of child labour related interventions. He played instrumental role in the development of the Protocols and Guidelines for the Assessment of Child Labour Free Zones.
The event facilitates learning and discussion on the possibilities of the area-based approach as a solution to eliminate child labor in countries where it is prevalently found in agriculture.