Profile of Kwabena Osei-Danquah

Kwabena Osei-Danquah is a product of the University of Ghana, Legon, and Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). He also studied at the University of Nairobi.

Ambassador Kwabena Osei-Danquah was recently Ambassador At Large for the Republic of Ghana. Over the past year, he has undertaken assignments as Special Envoy of the President of the Republic of Ghana and as the leader of the Operational Support Team for the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat.

Ambassador Kwabena Osei-Danquah

He also served as the Director of the Division for Governance and Multilateral Affairs of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), having joined UNFPA in 2002, after working as a diplomat for Ghana for over 17 years. He also served as the Executive Coordinator, International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Beyond 2014 Coordinating Secretariat, leading the 20-year global review of the implementation of the Programme of Action of the ICPD and its follow-up Beyond 2014.

Currently, He is Chef de Cabinet to the President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. 

Ambassador Osei-Danquah cherishes Boldness and truthfulness.

Having worked with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) for over 20 years, He has a book entitled Breaking down Diplomacy: An Insider’s Manual to the United Nations. The book seeks to improve our understanding of the complexities of the diplomatic profession. of the Programme of Action of the ICPD and its follow-up Beyond 2014.

He loves reading and writing. Ambassador Osei-Danquah is a poet in private life and is the author of “Life Poems: Traveling the Emotional Universe” and other insightful pieces.

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