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Unauthorized Use of the United Nations Name and Emblem Active
Posted: Thursday, 26 January 2017
  Category: YPP
  It has come to our attention that private companies are holding career events promising to provide practical experience of working for the United Nations. Please note that neither these companies nor such events are endorsed by the United Nations. All relevant information to prepare for applying to the United Nations is available without charge on the United Nations careers portal - careers.un.org
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Active
Posted: Tuesday, 17 January 2017
  Category: YPP
  The UN has been made aware that for-profit companies have been selling services related to the United Nations Young Professionals Programme (YPP), including application review and preparation for the YPP written and oral examinations (questions and answers). Their claims to have "inside information" is false.  PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE ANY FEES AT ANY STAGE OF THE YPP APPLICATION AND EVALUATION PROCESS, AND THAT THE UNITED NATIONS IS NOT COLLABORATING OR PARTNERING WITH SUCH COMPANIES.  THE SERVICES OR PROGRAMMES SOLD BY SUCH COMPANIES ARE NOT SUPPORTED OR ENDORSED BY THE UNITED NATIONS.
URGENT Notice Active
Posted: Monday, 16 January 2017
  Category: YPP
  Urgent: It came to our attention that fake YPP questions are for sale. Please note that this is a scam.
CANDIDATES CONVOKED TO THE 2016 YPP WRITTEN EXAM Active
Posted: Monday, 5 December 2016
  Category: YPP
  To all candidates that have been convoked to the 14 December 2016 written exam: please continue to visit the "Convocation status & Examination centres" tab on this site to view your examination centre information and updated registration and exam start times. Also, be sure to visit the "Examination structure" tab to familiarise yourself with the suggested reading materials, format of the exam, sample questions, sample instructions, and the answer booklet. Continue to check the site and the "Important Updates" often to be sure you are prepared!
Candidates Convoked to the 2016 YPP Written Exam Active
Posted: Wednesday, 23 November 2016
  Category: YPP
 

To all candidates that have been convoked to the 14 December 2016 written exam: please visit the "Convocation status & Examination centres" tab on this site to view your examination centre information. Also, be sure to visit the "Examination structure" tab to familiarise yourself with the suggested reading materials, format of the exam, and the answer booklet.

2016 YPP Special Accommodation for Written Exam Active
Posted: Tuesday, 8 November 2016
  Category: YPP
  The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) strives to provide an equal opportunity for success for all that are convoked to the written exam. If you require a special accommodation for the written exam on 14 December 2016 (due to a disability or other current physical condition), please inform the YPP team and provide any relevant medical documentation. Contact us at ypp2016@un.org with the subject line "Special Accommodation for Written Exam." All requests are subject to approval, pending the review of submitted documentation.
2016 YPP Application Screening Active
Posted: Wednesday, 28 September 2016
  Category: YPP
  Applications for the 2016 YPP are currently being screened.  An update will be provided once the screening has been concluded.  Thank you for your patience.
YPP 2015 Active
Posted: Monday, 26 September 2016
  Category: YPP
  The 2015 YPP examination cycle has concluded for six job families. Successful candidates from the job families of Administration, Finance, Legal Affairs, Public Information, Social Affairs and Statistics have been informed. Congratulations to everyone who has passed the examination and thank you to everyone who took the examination in 2015. Candidates with the following application numbers have successfully passed the examination and have been placed on the reserve list for recruitment at the P1/P2 level: 

Administration 
43258-184364, 43258-1071623, 43258-1025651, 43258-2136818, 43258-2588241, 43258-2638767, 43258-514685, 43258-1131780, 43258-485482, 43258-2606847, 43258-2103239, 43258-2623512, 43258-2417113, 43258-155505, 43258-1800003, 43275-1366326, 43277-828149, 43277-102056,43277-107483, 43277-688590, 43277-102617

Finance 
43278-623245, 43278-2250297, 43278-2652665, 43278-2516619, 43278-1662337, 43278-2627860, 43278-882084, 43280-105849, 43280-102912, 43280-102741

Legal Affairs
44365-257424, 44365-2714716, 44365-907828, 44365-2460144, 44365-1209613, 44365-236021, 44365-879624, 44365-2542689, 44365-2565309, 44365-2552669, 44365-2723032, 44365-2182787, 44365-311936, 44365-1185432, 44365-686612

Public Information
43862-992345, 43862-544995, 43862-614597, 43862-2646634, 43862-1340714, 43862-594238, 43862-635198, 43862-1348174, 43862-119395, 43868-497219, 43868-230611, 43868-205977, 43868-119269, 43868-508688, 43868-988739

Social Affairs 
43645-400166, 43645-670245, 43645-1323560, 43645-2092091, 43645-2710059, 43645-2049405, 43645-1213657, 43645-639339, 43645-2069574, 43645-1428109, 43645-509799, 43645-2143693, 43645-2710887, 43645-132960, 43645-2662418, 43645-2079687, 43645-2605029, 43645-833750, 43645-1846300

Statistics 
43281-2159026, 43281-1496726, 43281-2610461, 43281-2683731, 43281-2024826, 43281-1462044, 43281-2686171, 43281-1828272, 43281-2561614, 43281-2674493, 43281-2526887, 43281-1653439, 43281-2572172, 43281-2661063, 43281-2633226, 43281-2569288, 43281-2621114, 43281-820881, 43281-508006, 43281-2574877, 43281-2688044, 43281-2583192, 43281-2142659, 43656-113104

YPP 2015 Active
Posted: Friday, 15 July 2016
  Category: YPP
  Please note that we are in the process of sending convocation notices for interviews. Those who unfortunately are not recommended to move on to this next step will receive notification by early September. Please do not email the YPP team at YPP2015@un.org prior to early September if you do not receive notification, as such an influx of emails might incapacitate our communication with candidates who are convoked for interviews.
Applicants: Important Information Active
Posted: Tuesday, 31 May 2016
  Category: YPP
  The UN has been made aware that for-profit companies are selling services related to the United Nations Young Professionals Programme (YPP), including application review and preparation for the YPP written and oral examinations. The United Nations is NOT collaborating or partnering with such companies.  The services or programmes sold by such companies are NOT supported or endorsed by the United Nations.  This site (careers.un.org/ypp) is the OFFICIAL YPP website to visit for information regarding all phases of the process. Please be aware that the United Nations does NOT charge ANY fees at any stage of the YPP application and evaluation process.
Please refer to the Job Opening numbers below to search for the appropriate application in Inspira Active
Posted: Tuesday, 24 May 2016
  Category: YPP
  External Candidates:

Economic Affairs (and Sustainable Development): 60743 

Information and Telecommunication Technology: 60739



UN Secretariat Staff, G to P:

Economic Affairs (and Sustainable Development): 60744

Information and Telecommunication Technology: 60741



UN Secretariat Staff, G to N:

Economic Affairs (and Sustainable Development): 60746

Information and Telecommunication Technology: 60742
YPP 2016 JOB FAMILIES APPLICATION DATES Active
Posted: Monday, 23 May 2016
  Category: YPP
  Application period open now through 19 July 2016 (closes at 11:59 PM New York time).  Please log in to https://inspira.un.org to view and apply to the Job Openings.
YPP 2016 Active
Posted: Tuesday, 19 April 2016
  Category: YPP
  The exam subjects for the 2016 YPP will be announced in May and posted on this website.
YPP 2016 Active
Posted: Tuesday, 5 April 2016
  Category: YPP
  The YPP 2016 written examination will take place on 14 December 2016.
YPP 2015 Active
Posted: Tuesday, 5 April 2016
  Category: YPP
  Marking of 2015 written YPP examinations is under way. We will inform candidates who have passed ALL parts of the written examination, by end of May. Successful candidates will be invited to a video conference oral examination during May to June 2016.
YPP Important Update! Active
Posted: Tuesday, 5 April 2016
  Category: YPP
  The UN has been made aware that for-profit companies have been selling services related to the United Nations Young Professionals Programme ("YPP"), including application review and preparation for the YPP written and oral examinations.  One such company, going by the name of "Young Professionals United Nations" or "YPUN", is also selling a so-called "United Nations Career Challenge" programme or "UNCC".  PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE ANY FEES AT ANY STAGE OF THE YPP APPLICATION AND EVALUATION PROCESS, AND THAT THE UNITED NATIONS IS NOT COLLABORATING OR PARTNERING WITH SUCH COMPANIES.  THE SERVICES OR PROGRAMMES SOLD BY SUCH COMPANIES ARE NOT SUPPORTED OR ENDORSED BY THE UNITED NATIONS.
2015 YPP Status Active
Posted: Thursday, 11 February 2016
  Category: YPP
  The 2015 YPP examination covers following areas: Administration, Finance, Legal Affairs, Public Information, Social Affairs and Statistics. The written exam took place on 15 December 2015. Please review sample exams for these areas under the Examination structure page. We are currently marking the written examinations. Please check the Important Updates page periodically for status reports.
2016 YPP Examination Active
Posted: Tuesday, 9 February 2016
  Category: YPP
  Information about the 2016 YPP Examination will posted on our Main page and on Important updates. Please check these pages periodically for details.
CALENDAR FOR LANGUAGE COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS Active
Posted: Tuesday, 27 October 2015
  Category: LCE
 

No language examination is scheduled for the rest of 2016. Language competitive examinations for 2017 will be posted soon.





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