United Nations Young Professional Programme 2014 .

Application Deadline: Ongoing

The United Nations is looking for highly qualified candidates who are ready to launch a professional career as an international civil servant. The young professionals programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative that brings new talent to the United Nations through an annual entrance examination. For young, high-calibre professionals across the globe, the examination is a platform for launching a career at the United Nations. This programme builds upon the national competitive recruitment examination (NCRE) which was held for the last time in 2010.

Are you eligible to participate in the young professionals programme examination?

  • Do you hold at least a first-level university degree?
  • Are you 32 or younger by the end of this year?
  • Do you speak either English and/or French fluently?
  • Are you a national of a participating country?

The examination is held worldwide and is open to nationals of countries participating in the annual recruitment exercise – the list of participating countries is published annually and varies from year to year.

2014 Partcipating Countries:

  •  Afghanistan    Andorra    Angola             Barbados
  • Belarus    Belize    Brazil    Brunei Darussalam         Burkina Faso
  •  Cambodia    Chad    China Comoros    Côte d’Ivoire             Cyprus             Czech Republic
  • Georgia    Germany    Grenada    Guinea
  • Indonesia    Iraq
  •  Japan
  •  Latvia Lesotho    Liberia    Libya    Luxembourg
  • Malaysia    Micronesia             Monaco    Namibia
  • Netherlands    New Zealand    Norway
  • Oman
  • Paraguay    Poland
  • Russia
  • Saint Lucia Samoa    San Marino    Saudi Arabia    Slovakia Solomon Islands    Somalia    South Sudan    St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Turkey    Tuvalu    United Arab Emirates    United States Vanuatu    Vietnam

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the United Nations Young Professional Programme