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
295Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Senior Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician
    Thailand
  • Public Information Intern
    United States
  • Environmental Engineer
    Sudan
  • Associate Programme Officer
    Thailand

Staff at United Nations (UN) have experience in

Sectors

  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • research & development
  • project support
  • market research

Funders

  • goal global
  • ec

Countries

  • united states
  • bangladesh
  • jamaica
  • jordan
  • japan

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

Experience

Primary sectors

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

Contract Awards

Fund for United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) - Canada
27 Jul 2017

Canada’s Assessed Contribution to the United Nations Regular Budget

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) - Canada
27 Jul 2017

Governance Assistance Project

World Bank Group
18 Apr 2015

Grant to the United Nations Organization

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) - Canada
19 Apr 2017

Meeting of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention

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

Meetings of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons

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