FRANCO, WALTER DAVID was born on February 6, 1950 in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Colorado College, 1974-1976, Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude. Columbia University, 1976-1978, Master of International Affairs. Spoken languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese.
United Nations Resident Coordinator/Resident Representative, El Salvador & Belize, United Nations Development Programme since 1989. Deputy Resident Representative, United Nations Development Program, Brazil, 1985-1989. Area Officer, Regional Bureau for Latin America, United Nations Development Program, New York, 1983-1985.
Programme Officer, Latin America Division, United Nations Population Fund, New York, 1978-1983.