Mr. Louis-Georges Arsenault
Louis-Georges was appointed UNICEF Representative to India in 2012. Prior to his current position, Louis-Georges served as UNICEF’s Director of the Office of Emergency Programmes from March 2008. Louis-Georges served as the UNICEF Representative in Bangladesh from October 2005 to February 2008. Prior to that, he served as the Deputy Director, Programme Division in UNICEF New York. From 2001 to 2003, Louis-Georges served as the UNICEF Representative in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. As UNICEF Representative in Afghanistan from 1998 to 2001, he managed one of UNICEF’s largest humanitarian operations. Louis-Georges joined UNICEF in Mali in 1995 as Deputy Representative. Prior to joining UNICEF, he worked for the Canadian University Services Overseas (CUSO) as Regional Director for West Africa based in Togo. In the mid-eighties he was Director of the Canadian International Development Agency-supported bilateral project on Integrated Water Supply and Sanitation, covering the maritime region of Togo. Prior to that, Louis-Georges worked with another Canadian non-governmental agency, Canada World Youth. In the late seventies, he served as a volunteer with SUCO, a Quebec-based Canadian NGO in Upper Volta, in a community-led integrated development project.