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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)
Dutch JPO Programme - Call for Applications!
Closing date 01 February 2015
- Associate Expert in Human Resources Management (Re-advertisement)
United Nations Department of Field Support,
New York, USA
- Associate Expert in Human Rights
United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
News: Fall/Winter 2014
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).
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.
Interested in applying to be an Associate Expert? Read more below and check the donor country websites on the right for vacancies.
The Dutch AE/JPO Programme
(Call for applications - closing date 01 February 2015!)