Important Updates

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  • Posted: Friday, 26 May 2017

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    In 2017, the YPP covers three job networks:

    INFONET: Public information and Conference Management Network
    MAGNET: Management and Administration Network
    POLNET: Political, Peace, and Humanitarian Network
  • Posted: Wednesday, 17 May 2017

    Job Openings for the 2017 YPP examinations

    Stay tuned! In the coming weeks, Job Openings for the 2017 YPP examinations will be posted in inspira. The application period will be open for 60 days from the date of publication. Links to these job openings will be posted on the Careers Portal as well as on our social media accounts: facebook.com/UN.Careers, twitter.com/un_careers and Weibo.
  • Posted: Tuesday, 16 May 2017

    Facebook Live sessions in English & French on the 2017 YPP examinations

    Follow our UN Careers Facebook page, and view our Facebook Live sessions in English & French on the 2017 YPP examinations. Stay tuned for upcoming Facebook Live sessions, these are a great opportunity to have your YPP-related questions answered. 
  • Posted: Thursday, 26 January 2017

    Unauthorized Use of the United Nations Name and Emblem

    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
  • Posted: Tuesday, 17 January 2017

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

    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 claim 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.
  • Posted: Monday, 16 January 2017

    URGENT Notice

    Urgent: It came to our attention that fake YPP questions are for sale. Please note that this is a scam.
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