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Does making a difference in the world motivate you?Are you driven to be a part of a bigger purpose in the service of humanity?Are you the type of person who will travel to and work anywhere at a moment’s notice?Do you thrive in an environment that: - is truly international and multi-cultural? - respects and promotes diversity? - functions at its best through team efforts?

Be part of the United Nations

who we are
Who we are
  • Our work
    • touches lives in every corner of the globe
    • is complex and multifaceted
    • extends directly and indirectly to our 192 Member States.
  • In the last decade, the United Nations has increased its field-based operations
  • 60 per cent of our 40,000 staff work in field locations all over the world.
  • 116,000 personnel in peacekeeping operations.
  • We are international civil servants.
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Main duty stations and tribunals

Geneva

UNOG, UNCTAD, OHCHR, ECE, OCHA

Nairobi

UNON,UNEP, UN-Habitat

New York

UN Headquarters

Vienna

UNOV, UNODC

The Hague

ICTY

Bangkok

ESCAP

Beirut

ESCWA

Santiago

ECLAC

Arusha

ICTR

Addis Ababa

ECA

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What can you do

at the United Nations?

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Job networks and families

  • Economic Affairs
  • Social Affairs
  • Political Affairs
  • Humanitarian Affairs
  • Human Rights
  • Rule of Law
  • Audit
  • Public Information, Radio & TV
  • Drug Control & Crime Prevention
  • Statistics
  • Demographics
  • Public Administration
  • Electoral Affairs
  • Legal Affairs
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Job networks and families

  • Administrators: Human Resources, Finance, Budget, Facilities Management, Administration (general)
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Information Management
  • Cartography
  • Medical
  • Programme/Project Management
  • Logistics
  • Procurement
  • Engineering
  • Aviation
  • Security
  • Library Science
  • Conference Servicing
  • Language Staff: Interpreter, Translator, etc.
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Starting points

(ages 18-61)

  • Professional jobs (internationally recruited)
    • Global Secretariat (established and field duty stations)
  • National Competitive Recruitment Examination
  • Language Examination
  • Associate Expert Programme
  • Temporary Professional jobs
  • General Service (locally recruited)
  • Internship Programme
  • United Nations Volunteers (UNV) (unvolunteers.org)
  • Consultancies
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Professional jobs

  • Experience requirements after obtaining your degree
  • P-2 = NCRE or Language examination
      • or
  • 2 years without exam
  • P-3 = 5 years
  • P-4 = 7 years
  • P-5 = 10 years
  • D-1/D-2 = 15 years
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National competitive

recruitment examination

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National competitive

recruitment examination

  • Entry level positions (P-2) are filled through competitive examinations
  • Held annually based on a country’s representation status among staff
  • NCRE applicants must be:
  • National of any of the participating Member States
  • Younger than 32 years old as of 31 December of the year of the exam
  • A graduate with at least a first-level university degree relevant to one of the occupational groups offered
  • Proficient in either English or French
  • http://careers.un.org -> National competitive recruitment
  • examination
2010 ncre participating member states date of exam 1 december 2010
Afghanistan

Angola

Antigua and Barbuda

Belgium

Brunei Darussalam

Comoros

Dominican Republic

Equatorial Guinea

Finland

Grenada

Iran

Japan

Latvia

Liberia

Libya

Liechtenstein

Monaco

Montenegro

Mozambique

Namibia

Nepal

Norway

Republic of Korea

Saint Lucia

Samoa

Saudi Arabia

Slovenia

Solomon Islands

Spain

Tonga

Turkey

United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom

United States of America

Yemen

2010 NCRE: Participating Member StatesDate of Exam: 1 December 2010
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Economics

Administration

Legal Affairs

Demographics

Human Rights

Statistics

Radio Producer1

Web Designer/ Developer

Security

2010 NCRE:Occupational GroupsDate of Exam: 1 December 2010Application deadline: 19 Sep. 2010http://careers.un.org

1: Arabic, Chinese or French

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Language examination

  • Based on the needs of the United Nations
  • All language staff (interpreters, translators, etc.) must pass the applicable examination
  • Language staff hired from the roster at the entry level (P-2)
  • Usually up to age 55
  • Language examination applicants must:
  • Hold at least a first-level university degree
  • Be able to interpret or translate from two languages into main language
  • http://careers.un.org -> Language competitive examination
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Associate expert programme

  • Offers graduates opportunity to acquire professional experience
  • Bilateral agreements between the UN and donor countries (23 countries)
  • Duration: 2 years
  • For more information contact your Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • http://esa.un.org/techcoop/associateexperts
  • http://careers.un.org -> Associate expert programme
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Internship programme

  • Offers opportunity to familiarize yourself with the United Nations
  • Interns work in departments related to their field of study
  • Unpaid full-time internship

Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in graduate school or equivalent
  • Apply to the duty station of choice
  • Duration: minimum 2 months, up to 6 months
  • http://careers.un.org -> Internship programme
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Pay and benefits

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Annual & Sick Leave
  • Home Leave
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Education Grant & Travel
  • Rental Subsidy
  • Defined-benefits Pension at age 62
  • Health Insurance
  • Installation & Shipment & Repatriation
  • Pay for Additional Official Language
  • Mobility and Hardship Pay
  • Rest and Recuperation (peacekeeping missions)
  • Mentoring Programme for New Staff
  • Development & Learning opportunities
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Career path

  • Join through various entry points between ages 18 and 61
  • Move laterally to another department
  • Move to another duty station
  • Serve in a peacekeeping mission
  • Promotion to higher level in same or different department or duty station or mission
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We are looking for people with integrity, who are fair and impartial.We need dynamic and adaptable professionals who think creatively and are proactive, flexible and responsive.If you embody these values, the United Nations is the place for you.

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Thank you Merci

ﺷﻜﺮﺍﹰ谢谢

Gracias

Спасибо

www.un.org

http://careers.un.org

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