Edem Wosornu

Chief, Response Support Branch , UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Edem Wosornu

Speaker Bio


Edem Wosornu leads OCHA’s Response Support Branch, which is responsible for strengthening national and international disaster response through specialized services, including the UN Disaster Assessment and Coordination mechanism, the International Network of Search and Rescue Advisory Group, and the Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination Service. The Branch also fosters strong operational partnerships with stakeholders, including the private sector through OCHA/UNDP’s Connecting Business Initiative; and provides expertise to address the environmental dimensions of humanitarian emergencies through the UNEP/OCHA Joint Unit.