Overview

  • Organization TypeFunding Agencies, Implementing NGO
  • Staff10,000+
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • 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 (UN)

Careers

13Current jobs
386Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Staff Assistant
    United States
  • Senior Advisor on Change Management
    Kenya
  • Police Planning Officer
    Sudan
  • Police and State Liaison Officer
    Sudan, Sudan, Sudan

Staff at United Nations (UN) have experience in

Sectors

  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • research & development
  • market research
  • events / training

Funders

  • goal global
  • ec

Countries

  • united states
  • bangladesh
  • jamaica
  • kenya
  • tanzania

Skills

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

Contact United Nations (UN)

Current staff

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Company Offices
  • United States (headquarters)
  • New York
  • 234 East 46th Street
  • United States (headquarters)
  • UN Headquarters New York, NY