Eric Falt is the Director of the Outreach Division in the Department of Public Information. Prior to joining DPI in 2007, Mr. Falt served as Director of the Division of Communications and Public Information of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Based at UNEP Headquarters in Nairobi, he simultaneously served as Director of the United Nations Information Centre [UNIC]. Mr. Falt also served as Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Islamabad, Pakistan, from 1998 to 2002. He was the Spokesman and Head of Information for the United Nations Office of the Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq from 1997 to 1998; and prior to that served as Spokesman and Head of the Press and Information Office for the United Nations Mission in Haiti (UNMIH) from 1993 to 1997. and Spokesman for the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) from 1992 to1993. Before beginning his service with the United Nations, Mr. Falt worked in New York during 1991 to 1992 as Press Attaché for the Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations. He was also Press Attaché for the Consulate General of France in Chicago from 1989 to 1991.
Eric Falt is a national of France.
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