UNESCO Young Professionals Programme 2023

UNESCO Young Professionals Programme 2023

UNESCO Young Professionals Programme 2023

Applications are invited from interested candidates from across the globe for UNESCO Young Professionals Programme 2023/2024 session. This program is eligible to University graduates & young professionals.

This Career Opportunity program is organized by UNESCO and located in UNESCO Member States. This program is open to University graduates & young professionals. This programme provides talented, highly qualified university graduates and young professionals from non- and under- represented Member States the opportunity to join UNESCO at the early stage of their professional career.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)[a] is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) aimed at promoting world peace and security through international cooperation in education, arts, sciences and culture. It has 194 member states and 12 associate members, as well as partners in the non-governmental, intergovernmental and private sector. Headquartered in Paris, France, UNESCO has 53 regional field offices and 199 national commissions that facilitate its global mandate. UNESCO was founded in 1945 as the successor to the League of Nations’ International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation. Its constitution establishes the agency’s goals, governing structure, and operating framework. UNESCO’s founding mission, which was shaped by the World War II, is to advance peace, sustainable development and human rights by facilitating collaboration and dialogue among nations. It pursues this objective through five major program areas: education, natural sciences, social/human sciences, culture and communication/information. UNESCO sponsors projects that improve literacy, provide technical training and education, advance science, protect independent media and press freedom, preserve regional and cultural history, and promote cultural diversity.

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Internship Summary:

Company/Organisation(s): UNESCO

Program Type: Career Opportunity

Program Location: UNESCO Member States

Program Duration: Varies

Available Slot: 20

Basic Qualifications: University graduates & young professionals

Nationality: All Nationalities

Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for UNESCO Young Professionals Programme 2023:

  • Nationality: Candidates should be nationals from non- and under-represented Member States at UNESCO.
  • Age: Less than 32 years (inclusive).
  • 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. This will be specified in the vacancy announcement.
  • Languages: fluent English or French. Knowledge of both working languages is an asset. Knowledge of Spanish, Russian, Arabic or Chinese is an additional asset.
  • Previous experience: initial professional experience is an asset, but not mandatory.

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Application Procedures for the 2023/2024 UNESCO Young Professionals Programme (how to apply):

If you are interested in applying to for the Young Professional Programme or want to know if you are eligible, please contact your National Commission or Permanent Delegation.

Candidates send their applications to the National Commission or the Permanent Delegation of their country of citizenship. National Commissions and Permanent Delegations review all applications and submit a list of candidates to the Bureau of Human Resources Management at UNESCO.

Application Deadline: Not Specified

For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.

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