Katharina Kandt


Communications and Digital Media

Katharina KandtKatharina Kandt is the adviser on communications and digital media in the office of the President of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly. communications Katharina has worked on external communications in the Office of the President of the 70th session.

With a strong background in strategic and digital communications, she will focus on the President’s web and social media presence.

Katharina joined the United Nations in New York in 2015 working in the Evaluation and Communications Research Unit within the Department of Public Information. In previous positions in Europe, she gained experience in research on gender equality and diversity, website management, social media, outreach, public relations, advertising and publishing. She has worked with civil society as well as the private and public sectors.

Katharina has a Master degree in Communications from Sciences Po Paris and a Bachelor degree in Media Management from the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media.

She speaks English, French, German, Spanish and some Arabic.