• UN Employment


    Two Resources for Job Seekers in Foreign Affairs

    by  • May 30, 2013 • UN Employment • 

    Peace Corps in Morocco

    Graying retirees are spared the anxieties experienced by the 20- and 30-somethings of today who are trying to crack the job market. But late in April, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 jumped to record levels, United States employment rose at a stronger-than-expected rate. I breathed a sigh of relief, hoping the [...]

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    Treaty to Protect UN Staff Falls Far Short of Backers

    by  • April 4, 2012 • Humanitarian Aid, UN Employment • 

    UN envoy for Ivory Coast

    In 1994, after deadly civil wars began to pose extreme dangers to both peacekeepers and humanitarian staff members working around the world, the United Nations adopted the 1994 Convention on the Safety of UN and Associated Personnel, which made nations where UN troops and other missions are based responsible for their safety. An additional protocol [...]

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    For a Job at the UN, Start by Making Contacts

    by  • December 10, 2011 • UN Employment • 6 Comments

    The International Year of Youth took place in 2011 in August. Here, a gathering at New York headquarters.

    In January 2011, the International Labor Organization projected the global unemployment rate to be approximately 6.1 percent, equivalent to 203.3 million people, and developed economies such as the United States and the euro zone consistently hover around 9 and 10 percent, respectively. Given such anemic labor market conditions and the long reach of the United [...]

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