Head, Africa Department, International Society for Human Rights, Frankfurt, Germany
Born and raised in Nigeria, Emmanuel Franklyne Ogbunwezeh studied philosophy and law in Enugu, Nigeria. He earned his bachelor's degree at the Pontifical Urban University in Rome, Italy. Subsequently he received his doctorate in social ethics at the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, and won the Konrad Adenauer Award for his doctoral studies. Since 2009 Ogbunwezeh has led the Africa department of the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR) in Frankfurt and published articles in various journals and magazines. Ogbunwezeh always represents an optimistic point of view concerning the development and cultural integrity of the African continent. In spring 2012 his book Towards an Ethical-ecological Assessment of Companies in Nigeria was released.