About the Mission
The U.S. Mission to UNESCO is proud to be a part of the President's vision to advance human rights, tolerance and learning throughout the world. We are working to meet these challenges and are putting forward our best diplomatic efforts to advance the President’s priorities and to help create a brighter and better future for people around the world.
Ambassador David T. Killion was named by President Barack Obama as Permanent Representative of the United States to the UNESCO and holds the rank of Ambassador and Permanent Delegate. He was sworn in on August 12, 2009.
Deputy Chief of Mission Beth L. Poisson assumed her duties at the Mission on August 23, 2013.
The staff of the U.S. Mission currently includes: the Deputy Chief of Mission; Political Chief; Public Affairs (Communication/Culture) Officer; Education Officer; Science Officer; Information Specialist; Cultural Affairs Specialist; and Program Management Specialist.
To contact the United States Mission to UNESCO:
2, avenue Gabriel
75382 Paris, Cedex 08