About Us

Our Mission

United Nations fellowships are a core component of the organization’s technical cooperation programme and are intended to respond to the needs of Member States for enhanced national skills development and training.

Their purpose is to:

  • Promote strategic human resource development to help countries reach national economic and social development objectives

  • Assist Member States address acute shortages in advanced professional skills

  • Build national capacity for development in areas that are of a high priority to Member States

  • Enhance national training opportunities.

Please contact us at:

Training & Fellowships Section
Capacity Development Office (CDO)

United Nations Department of Economic & Social Affairs (UN/DESA)
DC1 2500, One UN Plaza,
New York, NY 10017, USA