Working for the UN

Join us for an evening focused on career opportunities in the United Nations.

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The UN City, Djøf, IDA and YL invite you to an evening in UN City focused on career opportunities at the United Nations.

The UN offers a wide range of employment opportunities for people at different stages of their career. As a student, you can do internships in one of the UN’s many organizations, and for graduates the UN offers Junior Professional Officer (JPO) programs. The UN also recruits mid-career professionals specializing in different fields.

Regardless of type of employment and location, the UN is a great opportunity for those that thrive in an international and multi-cultural environment and wish to work for peace and social and economic progress all around the world.

The UN employs worldwide approximately 41,000 employees from 193 different countries.

Program for the evening:

15.30  Check-in
           You will have the opportunity to meet representatives from all UN City agencies in the lobby

17.00  Welcome by Camilla Brückner, Director, Nordic Representation Office, UNDP

17.10  Personal career accounts on working for the UN by

  •  Asger Ryhl, Director, Nordic Office, UN Women

  •  Mette Fjalland, Communications and Liaison Officer, UNDP

  •  Andres Blasco, Procurement Specialist, Procurement Services Branch, UNFPA and former JPO

18.00  Break with refreshments (Cafeteria)

18.20  Get further information and answers to your questions regarding employment and consultancy opportunities in the UN

  • Group A) Employment and consultancy opportunities for candidates with several years of professional experience by Nasser Shammout, Deputy  Director, People and Change Group, UNOPS

  • Group B) Internships and Junior Professional Officer (JPO) programs by Lykke Andersen, Manager, JPO Service Centre, Office of Human Resources, UNDP & Jean-Luc Marcelin, Programme Specialist, JPO Service Centre, UNDP

  • Group C) Employment opportunities for candidates with a medical degree by Eva Canger, HR Officer, WHO & Anna Cichowska Myrup, Programme Manager, Public Health Services (PHS), Division of Health Systems and Public Health, WHO Regional Office for Europ

19.00  End of event.

Important information about the event

Be aware that you have to go through airport-like security check to enter the UN City building. Arrive early and remember to bring photo-ID (health insurance card is not enough). It will be an advantage if you can avoid bringing large bags.


The event will be held in English.


Eva Egesborg Hansen
Senior Advisor, UN City Public Diplomacy and Communication


4. september 2017

Pris, tid og sted

  • Ikke-medlemmer
  • Medlemmer
  • Mandag den 11. september 2017
    Klokken 15.30-19.30
  • FN Byen
    Marmorvej 51, 2100 København Ø

Yderligere spørgsmål til arrangementet?

Arrangementet har referencenr. 28322, hvilket du ofte skal bruge ved kontakt til arrangementskoordinatoren.

Chefkonsulent Ann Grøndahl Larsen
Netværkskoordinator Lone Grevy