Careers at UN DESA DISD

Careers at UN DESA DISD

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Chief of Branch, D1
Job Code Title: CHIEF OF SERVICE, SOCIAL AFFAIRS
Department/Office: Department of Economic and Social Affairs
Duty Station: NEW YORK
Posting Period: 11 October 2021 – 24 November 2021
Job Opening Number: 21-Social Affairs-DESA-150474-R-New York (G) Staffing Exercise N/A

This position is located in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) in the Indigenous Peoples and Development Branch/Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (IPDB-SPFII) of the Division for Inclusive Social Development (DISD). The Chief will report to the Director of DISD.
The IPDB-SPFII has two main functions: i) to accelerate implementation of the 2030 Agenda and indigenous matters related to social development; and ii) to support, as its Secretariat, the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. It further promotes awareness of indigenous issues within the UN system, governments, and the broader public; and serves as a source of information and a coordination point for advocacy efforts that relate to the Permanent Forum’s mandate, the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and ongoing issues that arise concerning indigenous peoples, with particular emphasis on the system wide action plan on indigenous peoples and the 2030 Development Agenda. Apply here.


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