Experts' profiles - Elisabeth Waechter
Elisabeth Waechter
Elisabeth Waechter joined UNEP's Division of Communications and Public Information in Nairobi as an Associate Media Officer in February 2005.

In this role she was responsible for media liaison and media monitoring, as well as coordinating the publication of UNEP's flagship magazine Our Planet and editing UNEP's internal newsletter. Currently, she coordinates UNEP's Special Events, including the Champions of the Earth award, the UNEP Sasakawa Prize, and World Environment Day.

Elisabeth holds a Bachelor's degree in Russian Studies and a Master's degree in Mass Communications. She began her career in communications as a Press and Information Officer for the European Commission in Brussels and in Kiev, Ukraine. Elisabeth is married and has two young sons.
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