Eric Falt

Since May 2018, Mr. Eric Falt has served as the Director and UNESCO Representative for the UNESCO New Delhi Office, which covers Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka. Mr. Falt previously served as Assistant Director-General for External Relations and Public Information at the Paris Headquarters of UNESCO, with the rank of Assistant Secretary-General of the UN.

He oversaw the work of the organization in the political field and guided UNESCO’s communications and public information efforts. Prior to this, he served as Director of the Outreach Division at the United Nations Department of Public Information in New York, and as the Director of Communications for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), at its headquarters in Nairobi.

From 2007 to 2010, he served as Director of the Outreach Division of the United Nations Department of Public Information in New York.

From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Falt was Director of Communications for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), based at its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya.

Throughout the 1990′s and until 2002, he served as Director of the UN Information Centre in Islamabad, Pakistan, and in peacekeeping and humanitarian operations in Iraq, Haiti, and Cambodia.

Before joining the United Nations, Eric Falt worked with the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Chicago and in New York.