Chief Executive Commissioner
Grassroots Pan-Afrikan Community Advocacy, Research and Think Tank.
KOFI MAWULI KLU
Kofi Mawuli Klu is a Jurisconsult specialising in the Praxis of Law as Resistance in ‘Glocal’ Community Advocacy, including Critical Educational Counteraction of Miseducation, Peoples’ Empowerment Conscientization and Action Research. Apart from running his own Law-Related Educational Services Agency, UEQUIPOISE, he is also the Chief Executive Commissioner of PANAFRIINDABA, which is a Grassroots Pan-Afrikan Community Advocacy, Research and Think Tank. He is one of the founding Joint International Coordinators of the Global Justice Forum (GJF). He is also a founding Co-Learning Facilitator of the Afrikan Reparations Transnational Community of Practice (ARTCoP), which shares its base of operations between the Queen-Mother Moore Educational Complex Campaign (QMMECC) in Clapham, London, the University of Chichester and the University College London (UCL) of the University of London (UoL), in the United Kingdom. Kofi has served as a Research Fellow in the School of Geography of the University of Leeds where, as in other institutions of education in and outside the United Kingdom, he makes occasional Scholar-Activist guest contributions to various courses, seminars, workshops, conferences and Groundings on Afrika, Pan-Afrikanism, Global Justice, Activism and Social Change. Indeed, from his early student radical pathfinding days of always seeking to break new grounds of innovatively advancing Scholar-Activism from the grassroots of youth revolutionary pioneering and Communities of Resistance, he has co-organised, facilitated and participated in countless curricular and extra-curricular activities of mural and extra-mural education in various schools, colleges, universities and other places of Learning, including Community Spaces of Lifelong Learning (COSOLLs), all over the World, such as the SRYLOG Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah Youth and Student Pioneering Underground Railschool (SRYLOG-OKNYSPUR), the University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, the University of Cape Coast, Ogua, the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, schools and colleges of the University of Education Winneba (UEW), all in Ghana; the University of Havana, in Cuba; the State University of Varonezh, the Patrice Lumumba Peoples’ Friendship University in Moscow, the Moscow State University and the Afrika Institute of the USSR Academy of Sciences in Moscow, all in the then Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR); Charles University, Prague, in the then Czechoslovakia; the schools and colleges of the University of London, the University of East London (UEL), the London South Bank University (LSBU), the University of North London/London Metropolitan University, the University of Kingston, the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, the University of Sussex, the University of Nottingham, the University of Warwick, Universities in Manchester, Universities in Liverpool, Universities in Sheffield, the University of Birmingham, the University of Bradford, the University of Edinburgh, the University of Swansea, the Rendezvous of Victory Peoples’ University of Lifelong Learning (ROV-PULL), the Grinnell College of Iowa, USA, in London, all in the United Kingdom; University of California, Berkeley, the University of Wisconsin, Madison, all in the USA; Eduardo Mondlane University in Maputo, Mozambique; the University of Harare, Zimbabwe; the University of Gavle in Sweden; the Forum of Nkrumaist Thought and Action (FONTA) in the United Kingdom and Ghana; etc. He brings to these roles his vast didactic experience of continuing to work ‘glocally’ for many years at interconnected local, national and international levels within a wide array of organisations, networks and campaigns. Among the various positions of distinguished service he held were the Chair of the Management Committee of the Brixton Community Law Centre (BCLC), in the London Borough of London, going on to become the National Secretary of the Law Centres Federation (LCF) of the United Kingdom, and also serving as the International Coordinator of the Jubilee 2000 AFRICAMPAIGN as well as a Joint Coordinator of Rendezvous of Victory (ROV) . He specializes in Global Citizenship Educational innovations of Lifelong Learning and has developed very rich expertise in running a wide diversity of conscientizational programmes, courses and training initiatives in various institutions and community spaces of mural and extra-mural education in Europe, Afrika and other parts of the World, with a view to enriching the theory and practice of Liberation Pedagogy from the Pan-Afrikan perspective of Decoloniality for Global Justice. He is actively involved in various conscientizational initiatives of grassroots creativity in Europe, Afrika and other parts of the World towards building new institutions, spaces and processes as well as curricula of the Global AcademyCommons. Kofi is widely known for his passionate Cognitive Justice championing of Pan-Afrikan Knowledge Integration into Global Citizenship Education, particularly Decoloniality, Anti-Slavery Heritage and Reparatory Justice Awareness and Ecopedagogy for Environmental Justice Conscientization, ardently promoting full respect for Human, Peoples’ and Mother Earth Rights as germaine to Pan-Afrikan Community Regeneration for Sustainable World Development in furtherance of Global Justice for All.