We are pleased to announce that the Republic of Iceland has signed in February 2021 an MoU for the provision of Junior Professional Officers (JPO) to the UN Secretariat.
We look forward to a fruitful collaboration and to welcoming the first JPOs from Iceland!


Italian JPO Programme Applications - Open also to Developing Countries Candidates

Qatar joins UN JPO Programme in September 2020
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Latest News

  • We are pleased to announce that the Republic of Iceland has signed in February 2021 an MoU for the provision of Junior Professional Officers (JPO) to the UN Secretariat.
    We look forward to a fruitful collaboration and to welcoming the first JPOs from Iceland!
  • Italian JPO Programme Applications – Open also to Developing Countries Candidates

  • Belgian JPO Programme – JPO in Rule of Law in New York

    Application period 8 December to 6 January, 6 am EST – CLOSED

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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 Programme Management Office recruits and administers JPOs and SARCs 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 December 2020, the UN JPO Programme @DESA is managing and supporting the assignments of 303 Junior Professional Officers (JPOs) and Special Assistants to Resident Coordinators (SARCs)

  • from 25 donor countries and from 36 different nationalities
  • 33% male and 67% female
  • assigned to more than 51 duty stations around the world
  • working for more than 43 different UN Departments/Offices including Regional Commissions, Peacekeeping Missions and Resident Coordinator Officers