|Position: Regional Information Officer
Phone: +66 02 288-2127
Area(s) of Expertise: Ms. Satwant Kaur joined UNEP as the Regional Information Officer in October 2005. She began her career as a print and broadcast journalist in Canada, Singapore, and Cambodia, and then as Communication Attaché and Public Relations Advisor for the European Union Support of Primary Education in Cambodia (PASEC). She was then appointed Public Information Officer for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Cambodia and followed this with her assignment in Mexico as Senior Editor/Writer for the Economics Program of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT). Prior to coming to UNEP, Satwant Kaur worked as Publications Officer for the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and as a Public Information and Media Consultant to develop a public awareness and media strategy for the Aceh tsunami response. In UNEP, Satwant is responsible for all public awareness and outreach activities in Asia Pacific, including outreach to children and youth as well as civil society and the private sector.