• Organization TypeFunding Agencies, Implementing NGO
  • Founded1998

United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA)

United Nations ODA was established in January 1998 as the Department for Disarmament Affairs which was part of the SG’s programme for reform in accordance with his report to the General Assembly (A/51/950). It was originally established in 1982 upon the recommendation of the General Assembly’s second special session on disarmament (SSOD II). In 1992, its name was changed to Centre for Disarmament Affairs, under the Department of Political Affairs. At the end of 1997, it was renamed Department for Disarmament Affairs and in 2007, it became the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs. UNODA provides substantive and organizational support for norm-setting in the area of disarmament through the work of the General Assembly and its First Committee, the Disarmament Commission, the Conference on Disarmament and other bodies. It fosters disarmament measures through dialogue, transparency and confidence-building on military matters, and encourages regional disarmament efforts; these include the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms and regional forums. It also provides objective, impartial and up-to-date information on multilateral disarmament issues and activities to Member States, States parties to multilateral agreements, intergovernmental organizations and institutions, departments and agencies of the United Nations system, research and educational institutions, civil society, especially non-governmental organizations, the media and the general public.
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Careers

3Current jobs
64Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Political Affairs Intern
    Austria
  • Finance and Budget Assistant
    United States
  • Associate Information Systems Officer
    United States
  • Political Affairs Officer
    United States

Staff at United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) have experience in

Sectors

  • torts / conflict resolution
  • research & development
  • economic policy
  • legislation / regulations
  • development

Funders

  • goal global
  • test

Countries

  • iraq
  • canada
  • lebanon
  • iran
  • india

Skills

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