Project Officer – Health and Education

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 23 August 2019

Job Description

UNESCO is seeking new talent to join its Section for Health and Education. The post-holders will provide technical expertise and contribute to policy, technical and partnerships efforts to ensure the delivery of UNESCOs global work on comprehensive sexuality education and school violence and bullying. Please see the attached vacancy notice for details of the post and the requirements for applying.

About the Organization

UNESCO is an international organisation whose mission is to build peace through international cooperation in Education, the Sciences and Culture. UNESCO’s programmes contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The Organization is committed to strengthening the links between education and health, reflecting growing international recognition that a more comprehensive approach to school health and coordinated action across sectors is needed. A dedicated Section for Health and Education is situated within UNESCO’s Education Sector, with a network of colleagues based at HQ and across 30 countries around the world. The strategic priorities of the Section for Health and Education are to ensure that all children and young people benefit from good quality comprehensive sexuality education, and have access to safe, inclusive, and health-promoting learning environments.

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