Secretary-General Appoints Miklos Gaspar of Hungary as Director of United Nations Information Centre in Jakarta
12 September 2022
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Miklos Gaspar of Hungary as Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Jakarta, Indonesia. Mr. Gaspar assumed his duties on 5 September.
A field office of the United Nations Department of Global Communications, the United Nations Information Centre in Jakarta provides services to Indonesia.
Mr. Gaspar has more than 25 years of experience in public information, communications and international relations, acquired at the United Nations and externally. Since 2014, he has worked as Chief of Digital Media and Public Information Materials of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), where he formulated, implemented and managed IAEA’s online communications strategy, internal communications, as well as impact reporting and donor communication.
Previously, Mr. Gaspar was the Chief of Communications and Events at the International Trade Centre, where he managed all communications, advocacy and outreach activities, from strategic conceptualization to implementation.
Outside the United Nations system, Mr. Gaspar held several senior-level positions in the private sector, including as Editor-in-Chief of the Budapest Business Journal and Chief Operating Officer and Vice-President of Pressflex, LLC.
Mr. Gaspar holds a doctoral degree in Linguistics from the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest. He is fluent in English, French and Hungarian, and has working knowledge of German.
About the UN Information Centre: United Nations Information Centres (UNICs) are the principal sources of information about the United Nations system in the countries where they are located. UNICs are responsible for promoting greater public understanding of and support for the aims and activities of the United Nations by disseminating information on the work of the Organization to people everywhere, especially in developing countries.
Contact: Andri Suryo (email@example.com), National Information Officer, UNIC Jakarta