Eric V. Gaudiosi is a career Foreign Service Officer and currently serves as Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs. His portfolio includes issues before the UN Security Council, Peace Operations, Sanctions, Counterterrorism, and UN Political Affairs. He served most recently as Political Minister Counselor at the US Embassy in Cairo. He has worked overseas in Libya, Hungary, Bosnia, Italy, and Jordan, and in the Department in the Office of Policy Planning and in the Bureaus of International Organization Affairs, European Affairs, and Near Eastern Affairs.