The United Nations Development Programme of Trinidad and Tobago, Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Gerardo Noto as UNDP Resident Representative ad interim in Trinidad and Tobago from 1 September 2022.
Mr Noto is a citizen of Argentina and Spain. He has dedicated more than 30 years to public service, human development, democratic governance, conflict management, citizen participation and the inclusion women, youth and minorities.
He joined UNDP in 2002 and has amassed significant experience through the variety of positions that he had held over the past two decades. These include Senior Governance Advisor in the Arab States, Resident Representative in Libya and Resident Representative ad interim in Iraq.
Mr Noto also has extensive experience in Latin America and the Caribbean, having worked as Governance Regional Advisor and Democratic Governance Regional Specialist in the Regional Project of Democracy Development in Latin America.
Prior to joining the UN System in 2002, Mr Noto worked on international relations and international cooperation in government institutions in Argentina, the Ibero American Community Secretariat – SEGIB (Madrid) and the Latin American Economic System – SELA (Caracas). He also lectured on International Relations and Negotiations at three universities.
He obtained his master’s degree in Law and Diplomacy-MALD at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts-Harvard University and a Summa Cum Laude bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Public Administration from Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina.