Gyan Chandra Acharya, M.Sc.: His Excellency Gyan Chandra Acharya is Nepalese Ambassador to the United Nations. Prior to this assignment, Mr. Acharya was Foreign Secretary with the Government of Nepal, Permanent Representative to the UN and the WTO, the Ambassador to Switzerland. Credentials like Joint Secretary (Director General) at Europe and the Americas Division/South Asia & SAARC Division, Joint Secretary (Director General) of Economic Relations and Coordination Division, and Spokesperson, all at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, were stepping stone to taking recent responsibilities.
In his early career, Mr. Acharya was First Secretary and Counsellor and Embassy of Nepal in Germany, and Second Secretary at Embassy of Nepal in Egypt. From his early career, he was selected to be a member of Nepalese delegations to the UN General Assembly, WTO, WHO, ILO, Non-Aligned Summits, and numbers of State Visits by the the Kings and Prime Ministers of Nepal.
For his contributions to the service of Nepal, he has been awarded acclaimed awards Subickyat Trishkti Patta, Suprabal Gorakha Dakshin Bahu and Prabal Gorakha Dakshin Bahu from Nepal, Order National Du Merite from France, and Royal Victoria Medal from United Kingdom.