Walter Stevens

Amb. Walter Stevens

 – Head of EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva

Ambassador Walter Stevens took up his function as Head of the EU Delegation to the United Nations in Geneva on 1 September 2018. Previously, he served as Chair of the EU Political and Security Committee (PSC) at the European External Action Service (EEAS) in Brussels since July 2013. Prior to this, he was Director of the Crisis Management and Planning Directorate at the EEAS. As a Belgian career diplomat, Ambassador Stevens served as Permanent Representative of Belgium to the EU PSC, as Chief of Staff of the Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, as well as the Minister of Development Cooperation. He was also previously a Diplomatic Advisor to the Prime Minister of Belgium and served as a diplomat in the Belgian embassies to the United States, Saudi-Arabia, Nigeria and in the Belgian Representation to the United Nations in Geneva. Ambassador Stevens holds a Master degree in Political and Social Sciences of the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. He is fluent in English, French, German and Dutch. Ambassador Stevens is married and has two children.