Call for Applications: UN Young Professional Programme (YPP)

The Secretariat of the United Nations invites interested and qualified nationals of Belize to apply to sit the Young Professionals Programme (YPP) Examinations scheduled to be held on Thursday December 4th, 2014. The examination is a platform for launching a career at the United Nations.

Eligibility: (Belizeans Living at home or Abroad)
Nationality: must hold Belizean nationality
Age: 32 years or younger (Born on or after 1 January 1982)
Education: First level university degree acceptable for each job family
Language: Fluency in English or French
Experience: No experience required


Applications will be accepted at different intervals for different areas of focus:

June 14th to August 13th, 2014 – Information Systems and Technology and Political Affairs

June 21st to August 20th, 2014 – Economic Affairs and Radio Producer

June 28th to 27th August, 2014 – Human Rights, Library Information Management and Photography.


Successful Applicants are eligible for consideration at a P-1/P2 Level at a UN Duty Station usually within their geographic region. Placement exercises are conducted 4 times for the year. Successful applicants will receive application number and can check the website continuously for updates on their placement status.

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