Call for applications for developing country candidates with closing date 26 July 2021!
Dutch JPO Programme - JPO in Legal Affairs, IIMM, Geneva
JPO Programme of the Republic of Korea - Call for applications with closing date 6 August 2021!
Iceland has joined the UN JPO Programme in February 2021 - call for applications with closing date 27 May
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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, Belgian and Italian JPO Programme.

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Facts and Figures

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As of July 2021, the UN JPO Programme @DESA is managing and supporting the assignments of  292 Junior Professional Officers (JPOs) and Special Assistants to Resident Coordinators (SARCs)

  • from 26 donor countries and from 36 different nationalities
  • 33% male and 67% female
  • assigned to more than 53 duty stations around the world
  • working for more than 42 different UN Departments/Offices including Regional Commissions, Peacekeeping Missions and Resident Coordinator Officers