Overview

  • Organization TypeIndependent/None, Funding Agencies
  • Staff10,000+
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1945
The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.   The UN has 4 main purposes To keep peace throughout the world; To develop friendly relations among nations; To help nations work together to improve the lives of poor people, to conquer hunger, disease and illiteracy, and to encourage respect for each other’s rights and freedoms; To be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations to achieve these goals.   Due to its unique international character, and the powers vested in its founding Charter, the Organization can take action on a wide range of issues, and provide a forum for its 193 Member States to express their views, through the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council and other bodies and committees.   The work of the United Nations reaches every corner of the globe. Although best known for peacekeeping, peace building, conflict prevention and humanitarian assistance, there are many other ways the United Nations and its System (specialized agencies, funds and programmes) affect our lives and make the world a better place.   The Organization works on a broad range of fundamental issues, from sustainable development, environment and refugees protection, disaster relief, counter terrorism, disarmament and non-proliferation, to promoting democracy, human rights, gender equality and the advancement of women, governance, economic and social development and international health, clearing landmines, expanding food production, and more, in order to achieve its goals and coordinate efforts for a safer world for this and future generations.

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Careers

Job openings over the past year

43total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • National Urban Researcher
    Iraq
  • Senior Driver
    Syrian Arab Republic

Staff at UNITED NATIONS (UN) have experience in

Sectors

  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • data management
  • logistics / supplies
  • torts / conflict resolution

Funders

  • european union
  • non-governmental organization
  • un system
  • united states agency for international development
  • united nations office for project services

Countries

  • afghanistan
  • nepal
  • pakistan
  • india
  • myanmar

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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Company Offices
  • United States (headquarters)
  • New York
  • 234 East 46th Street

Experience

Primary sectors

Torts / Conflict Resolution
Market Research
Administration
Economic Policy
Monitoring / Evaluation
Architecture / Design
Data Management
Events / Training
Logistics / Supplies
Research & Development