Qatar joins UN JPO Programme in September 2020
JPO Programme of the Republic of Korea - CLOSED
The Russian Federation has joined the UN JPO Programme in May 2020!
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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 October 2020, the UN JPO Programme @DESA is managing and supporting the assignments of 298 Junior Professional Officers (JPOs) and Special Assistants to Resident Coordinators (SARCs)

  • from 25 donor countries and from 37 different nationalities
  • 34% male and 66% female
  • assigned to more than 39 duty stations around the world
  • working for more than 37 different UN Departments/Offices including Regional Commissions, Peacekeeping Missions and Resident Coordinator Officers