Asako O.

United States


Ms. Asako Okai is United Nations assistant secretary-general and UNDP’s director for the Crisis Bureau. She leads UNDP’s corporate fragility-related work and drives UNDP’s vision and priorities for crisis prevention, response, and recovery. Ms. Okai has held Japan’s diplomatic senior positions worldwide and worked closely with the U.N. headquarters, both in the Permanent Mission of Japan to the U.N. and as a senior member of the Office of the President of the 66th U.N. General Assembly, most recently serving as consul-general of Japan in Vancouver, Canada.


  • torts / conflict resolution
  • work
  • disaster preparation
  • architecture / design
  • japan
  • canada
  • worldwide
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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