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.
As of May 2017, the UN JPO Programme @DESA is managing and supporting the assignments of:
•from 18 donor countries and with 22 nationalities
•36% male and 64% female
•assigned to 28 duty stations around the world
•working for more than 30 different UN Departments/Offices including Regional Commissions and Peacekeeping Missions
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