Nicolas Charles Pron
Representative of UNICEF Guyana and Suriname
Mr. Nicolas Charles Pron is the UNICEF Area Representative to Guyana & Suriname, and Special Representative to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
Mr. Pron has been working for the United Nations since 1992. Prior to his current posting in December 2020, Mr. Pron served as the Special Adviser on High Level Events, Initiatives and Partnerships in UNICEF’s New York Headquarters from July 2018.
Mr. Pron spent many years in the field in Africa and Asia, where he oversaw the implementation of UNICEF Country Programmes. In 2004, Mr. Pron was posted in New York to manage the UNICEF Data Dissemination initiative. In 2010, Mr. Pron was appointed Director and Secretary of the UNICEF Executive Board, the organization’s governing body. Between September 2013 and September 2014, Mr. Pron also served as Special Adviser to the President of the 68th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
Mr. Pron is a national of France. He graduated with honors from the Institut d’Etudes des Relations Internationales de Paris. He holds a master’s degree in international administration from the Sorbonne University, and a master’s degree in International Law from the René Descartes University in Paris. He speaks French, English, Spanish and Kiswahili.