The Republic of Korea JPO Programme – Application period closed on 18 November 2017.
The Italian JPO Programme is open and now accepting applications from developing country candidates! Closing date 15 December 2017.
The State of Kuwait joined the Programme in March 2017 | The Arab Republic of Egypt and the Kingdom of Morocco joined the Programme in 2016

United Nations JPOs work around the world

 

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Republic of Korea JPO Programme – Application period now closed! – Closing date was 18 November 2017

Italian JPO ProgammeNow accepting applications and open to developing country candidates! – Closing date 15 December 2017

Watch the Video trailer of the JPO induction training at United Nations System Staff College

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Participating Entities

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The UN JPO Programme at the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)/ Capacity Development Office recruits and administers JPOs for the UN Secretariat (all UN departments and offices) and its entities.

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How To Apply

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The JPO programme is open to applicants from participating countries. Candidates from developing countries may apply for positions in the framework of the Dutch and Italian JPO Programme.

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Facts and Figures

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As of November 2017, the UN JPO Programme @DESA is managing and supporting the assignments of:
207 JPOs
•from 20 donor countries and from 27 different nationalities
36% male and 64% female
•assigned to 29 duty stations around the world
•working for more than 30 different UN Departments/Offices including Regional Commissions and Peacekeeping Missions

Disclaimer

Disclaimer for Fraudulent JPO Awards: Fraudulent emails and forged documents are being circulated, notifying individuals of having being granted JPO awards or inviting them to UN/DESA training activities and soliciting money from them. Please, be aware that such emails and documents do not originate from the United Nations. The use of the name of UN/DESA or of its officials is a fraud. The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment, or other training activities.

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

For more information, please visit the United Nations Fraud Alert website