Having experienced two peaceful transfers of power, Ghana is often lauded for its democratic credentials and steady political progress. The ordered succession following President Attah Mills' passing was also an affirmation of the strength of democracy and the rule of law in Ghana. However the 2012 elections are expected to pose a strong test of its democratic credentials.
The speaker, who will be in Ghana for the elections, will reflect on the likely implications of the 2012 election results and the challenges facing the winning party in meeting the expectations of its citizens.
Attendance is by invitation only.