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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 2019, the UN JPO Programme @DESA is managing and supporting the assignments of 281 JPOs

  • from 24 donor countries and from 35 different nationalities
  • 33% male and 67% female
  • assigned to more than 33 duty stations around the world
  • working for more than 36 different UN Departments/Offices including Regional Commissions and Peacekeeping Missions