Ms. Striggner Scott has a distinguished legal and diplomatic career. She has served as Judge of the High Courts of Ghana and Zimbabwe, and was the Executive Chairperson of the Ghana Law Reform Commission from January 2000 to February 2004. She was a member of the Standing Commission of Inquiry Regarding Public Violence and Intimidation in South Africa ("the Goldstone Commission").
Ms. Striggner Scott has held various diplomatic titles including Ambassador of Ghana to France (with accreditations to Spain, Portugal, Greece, and the Holy See, as well as UNESCO) and to Italy (with accreditations to Turkey, Croatia, Slovenia and Greece as well as the FAO, WFP and IFAD.
She has served as a member of UNESCO's Legal Commission and was an elected member of the organization's Executive Board. She was also a member of the Conventions and Recommendations Committee, the Executive Board's human rights body, and served as Chair of the Committee at the Executive Board's 140th session.