Overview

  • Organization TypeFunding Agencies, Implementing NGO
  • Staff10,000+
  • Founded1945
Founded at the end of the Second World War, the United Nations is an international organization made up of 193 Member States committed to maintaining international peace and security. Every day the UN works to tackle global challenges and deliver results for those most in need. Giving life-saving support to populations hit by humanitarian crises, helping build and keep the peace in conflict-ridden areas, supporting governments and their citizens to advance development and fight poverty, and promoting human rights worldwide are the core pillars of the work of the United Nations and the mandates it receives from its Member States. The United Nations can take action on the issues confronting humanity in the 21st century, such as peace and security, climate change, sustainable development, human rights, disarmament, terrorism, humanitarian and health emergencies, gender equality, governance, food production, and more. The UN also provides a forum for its members to express their views in the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council, and other bodies and committees. By enabling dialogue between its members, and by hosting negotiations, the Organization has become a mechanism for governments to find areas of agreement and solve problems together.

Where is United Nations

Careers

256Current jobs
20,640Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer
    Syrian Arab Republic
  • Information and Communication Technologies Analysis Intern
    Switzerland
  • Debt and Development Intern
    Switzerland
  • Economic Cooperation and Integration Intern
    Switzerland

Staff at United Nations have experience in

Sectors

  • monitoring / evaluation
  • development
  • economic policy
  • research & development
  • performance measurement

Funders

  • united states agency for international development
  • world trade organization
  • asian development bank
  • inter-american development bank
  • non-governmental organization

Countries

  • tanzania
  • sierra leone
  • pakistan
  • south sudan
  • nepal

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Current staff

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Former staff

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Company Offices
  • United States (headquarters)
  • UN Headquarters New York, NY

Experience

Primary sectors

Monitoring / Evaluation
Torts / Conflict Resolution
Civil Rights
Performance Measurement
Public Administration
Project Support
Economic Policy
Events / Training
Research & Development
Architecture / Design

Contract Awards

Meeting of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention3 October 2016

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (Canada) - DFATD-Canada
3 Oct 2016

Meetings of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons3 October 2016

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (Canada) - DFATD-Canada
3 Oct 2016

TB REACH: Supporting Innovation in Detection and Care for Tuberculosis22 September 2016

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (Canada) - DFATD-Canada
22 Sep 2016

Canada’s Assessed Contribution to the United Nations Regular Budget28 June 2016

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (Canada) - DFATD-Canada
28 Jun 2016
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