UNESCO Young Professionals Programme 2018 | Diplomacy Opportunities

UNESCO Young Professionals Programme

UNESCO Young Professionals Programme

The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) aims to improve the geographical representation of the Secretariat, promote gender parity at international professional level, create an enhanced pool of young civil servants, enriching and diversifying UNESCO. The YPP provides young university graduates and young qualified professionals from non- and under-represented Member States an opportunity to join UNESCO at the early stage of their professional career.

YPP 2018 is now launched. UNESCO will receive qualified candidatures from the UNESCO’s NATIONAL COMMISSION of non- and under-represented Member States. Interested candidates are welcome to contact their relevant NATCOM to apply for the Programme.

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Who are we looking for?

  • Nationality: non- or under-represented Member State at UNESCO.
  • Age: 32 years maximum. Candidates must be born not i.e. born not before 1st January 1986
  • Education: an advanced university degree in education, culture, science, social and human sciences or communication, or in a field related to the management and administration of an international organization.
  • Languages: fluent English or French. Knowledge of both working languages is an asset. Knowledge of Spanish, Russian, Arabic or Chinese is an additional asset.
  • Experience: initial professional experience is an asset, but not mandatory.
  • Values: Integrity, professionalism, respect for diversity and a strong commitment to the UNESCO mission.

Eligibility

Nationality
Non- or under-represented Member State in UNESCO.

Age
32 years maximum. Age limit is 32 i.e. candidates born not before 1986

Education
Advanced university degree in education, culture, science, social and human sciences or communication, or in a field of direct relevance to the management and administration of an international organization.

Languages
Fluent English or French. Knowledge of both working languages is an asset. Knowledge of Spanish, Russian, Arabic or Chinese is an additional asset.

Experience
Initial professional experience is an asset, but not mandatory.

Values
Integrity, professionalism, respect for diversity and a strong
commitment to the UNESCO’s mission.

How to apply

Application is through individual countries UNESCO National Commision

Deadline
June 30, 2018

Documents to Submit
One copy of the Curriculum Vitae of each candidate
(in English or French)
• Candidates information list

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Read more on UNESCO Young Professionals Programme 2018 website

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