• UN Employment

    The UN General Assembly Urges the $54 Billion Pension Fund to Shape Up

    by  • January 2, 2017 • UN Employment, UN pension fund • 4 Comments

    The United Nations General Assembly sharply rebuked the United Nations Pension Fund, which it oversees, reaffirming control of the $54 billion account by the UN Secretariat and calling on the fund to improve its problematic performance and service to its 72,000 beneficiaries. The strongly worded resolution came amid other resolutions being finalized at the...

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    Sage Advice on Job-Seeking at the UN

    by  • November 12, 2014 • UN Careers, UN Employment • 

    Two United Nations officials with long careers at the world body and based in New York recently offered tips on how to get a job at the UN. Speaking at a  careers forum held at the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in...

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    For a Job at the UN, Start by Making Contacts

    by  • December 10, 2011 • UN Employment • 9 Comments

    In January 2011, the International Labor Organization projected the global unemployment rate to be approximately 6.1 percent, equivalent to 203.3 million people, and developed economies such as the United States and the euro zone consistently hover around 9 and 10 percent, respectively. Given such anemic labor market conditions and the long reach of the...

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