The 11th Meeting of Partner Countries and UN Organizations on the JPO Programmes in the UN System was held in April 2017 in Bonn/Germany
The Arab Republic of Egypt and the Kingdom of Morocco have joined the UN JPO Programme in 2016
The State of Kuwait has joined the UN JPO Programme in March 2017

United Nations JPOs work around the world

 

Latest News

Swiss JPO Programme – Closing date  was 16 April 2017 – we are no longer accepting applications for this position!

Finnish JPO Programme – Closing date was 02 April 2017 – we are no longer accepting applications for these positions!

The 11th Meeting of Partner Countries and UN Organizations on the JPO Programmes in the UN System was held in April 2017 in Bonn/Germany.

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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 JPO Programme.

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Facts and Figures

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As of May 2017, the UN JPO Programme @DESA is managing and supporting the assignments of:
•202 JPOs
•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

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