Eugene Owusu was appointed Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, and UNDP Resident Representative to South Sudan in July 2015.
Mr. Owusu brings to the position extensive experience in international development and humanitarian affairs. Prior to joining UNMISS, he served as UN Resident Coordinator, UN Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Ethiopia between 2010 and 2015. Between 2007 and 2010, Mr. Owusu was a Senior Advisor in the UN/UNDP Brussels Office.
Mr. Owusu joined UNDP in 1996 and has worked in several capacities in the Africa region, including as Economic Advisor in UNDP Uganda (1996-1999), as Economic Advisor in UNDP Sierra Leone (1999-2002), and as Deputy Resident Representative (Programme) in UNDP Tanzania (2002-2007).
The Office of the Resident Coordinator
The office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator’s Office (UNRCO) supports the Resident Coordinator, who is also the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General and the Humanitarian Coordinator as well as the Resident Representative of UNDP. The Resident Coordinator leads and coordinates the United Nations Country Team (UNCT), and the Resident Coordinator’s Office provides technical, advisory, organizational and management support to the UNCT and the Resident Coordinator.
Staff at the Resident Coordinator’s Office
Acting Head of the Resident Coordinator’s Office/Strategic Advisor
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