Stephen O'Brien


Stephen O'Brien heads the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Latest Articles

Coming of age for humanitarians and the private sector
5 Jul 2016

The importance of the private sector in humanitarian response cannot be understated, writes United Nations' Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O'Brien in this exclusive #ShareHumanity guest column.

How to boost resilience in practice
25 Feb 2016

What are the most pressing items on the agenda at the upcoming World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey? Undersecretary-General of the United Nations and head of the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Stephen O'Brien tells Devex.