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United Nations Development Programme
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UNDP
)

The United Nations Development Programme supports countries in designing and implementing national policies for sustainable human development.

UNDP is one of the main development organisations that contributes to poverty eradication and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. UNDP helps countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and to build resilience in order to sustain development results.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

No Poverty
Good Health and Well-being
Gender Equality
Clean Water and Sanitation
Affordable and Clean Energy
Decent Work and Economic Growth
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Reduced Inequalities
Climate Action
Life Below Water
Life on Land
Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Partnerships to achieve the Goals

How we work

As the United Nations lead agency on international development, UNDP works in 170 countries and territories to eradicate poverty and reduce inequality. UNDP helps countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities, and to build resilience to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. UNDP’s work is concentrated in three focus areas; sustainable development, democratic governance and peace building, and climate and disaster resilience.

... and why

UNDP’s mandate is to end poverty, build democratic governance, rule of law, and inclusive institutions. They advocate for change, and connect countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Banking and Finance
Diversity Management
Economics
Environment and Disaster Risk Management
External Relations
Health and Nutrition
Human Resources Management
Human Rights, Law and Governance
Media and Communication
Monitoring and Evaluation
Private Sector Development
Social Development

When you join UNDP, you are lending your time and skills toward building a more prosperous, fair and inclusive world for people in need around the world. Our promise to you in return? A workplace of world-class collaboration, innovative thinking and continuous learning for all employees.

Opportunities offered

Internships for students yes
Traineeships/Talent programs for graduates yes
Positions/programs for young professionals yes
Staff positions for professionals yes
Senior or management positions yes
Consultancy opportunities yes
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Type of organisation

UN organisation

Field(s) of activity

Development Cooperation
Humanitarian Aid
Peace Promotion and Human Security

Headquarters

New York, USA

Region(s) of operation

Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Latin America and the Caribbean
Middle East and Northern Africa
North America
South/East Asia and Pacific
Sub-Saharan Africa
Switzerland
Western and Central Europe

Number of employees

In Switzerland:
Between 50 and 200

Outside Switzerland:
More than 1000

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