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United Nations Associate Experts Programme recruits Associate Experts/ JPOs for the UN Secretariat and UN entities administered by it:

- United Nations Secretariat
(Headquarters and Field offices, incl. Peacekeeping Operations and Special Political Missions)
- Secretariat of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB)
- Joint Inspection Unit (JIU)
- Regional Commissions (ECA, ECE, ESCWA, ECLAC, ESCAP)
- Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
- International Court of Justice and United Nations Tribunals
- United Nations Secretariat of the Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
- United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
- United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
- Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
- United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)
- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
- United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy in Central Asia (UNRCCA)
- United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)
- United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC)

News:

The United Arab Emirates joined the United Nations Associate Experts Programme on 24 September 2014.

Her Excellency Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN has signed the MoU on behalf of the UAE government, while the UN was represented by Mr Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary General for Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA).

signing ceremony 24 September 2014

 

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Call for applications (updated 07/10/2014)

DUTCH AE/JPO PROGRAMME

Call for applications:

1) FOR DUTCH NATIONALS

Associate Expert in Political Affairs
United Nations,
Office of the special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Sahel,
Dakar, Senegal

Closing date: 9 November 2014! *deadline extended!

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Associate Experts are recruited under bilateral agreements between the UN and Donor countries for development projects or regional projects within the UN's wide fields of competence.

Associate Experts are generally nationals of Donor countries, however some Donors agree to finance nationals of developing countries. Candidates are young professionals usually with an advanced university degree and two years of professional experience.

Donors

Currently 23 governments actively participate in the Associate Experts Programme.

bullet View Donor Countries

bullet Are You a Prospective Donor Country?

 

 

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Interested in applying to be an Associate Expert? Read more below and check the donor country websites on the right for vacancies.

bullet The Dutch AE/JPO Programme
(Application period currently open)

bullet How to Apply to be an Associate Expert in general

bullet Download the Personal History Statement

bullet View the Participating UN Departments

bullet UN Careers

bullet United Nations System Employment Opportunities

 


 

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