United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Young Professionals from Africa and of African Descent (YPAAD) Programme 2021

Application Deadline: June 9th 2021

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has launched a new programme to hire young talent from Africa and of African descent. The Young Professionals from Africa and of African Descent programme is a starting point for an exciting career with the United Nations, aiming to attract motivated young professionals with diverse academic and professional background

Open to qualified candidates who are 32 years of age or younger in 2021, who self-identify as a person of African descent or are an African national, the programme offers an opportunity for selected candidates to gain hands-on experience in a fast-paced, international environment and the potential to grow into impactful leadership roles in international development.

In 2021, UNFPA will recruit five young professionals to join the team at the UNFPA headquarters in New York. The young professionals will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package with an initial one-year fixed-term appointment at the P-2 level, renewable at least once, subject to satisfactory performance.

Open positions:


Geospatial Information Analyst, Population and Development Branch, Technica…


Programme Analyst, Operational Support & Quality Assurance Branch, Poli…


Programme Analyst, Strategic Partnerships, Strategic Partnership Branch, D…
ICT for Development Analyst, Information Technology Solutions Office (ITSO)…


Human Resources Analyst, Programmes, Division for Human Resources, New York…

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the UNFPA Young Professionals Programme 2021



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