Watch the replay of «Working with UNDP, UN Women and UNV»

How can a motivated Swiss professional join a United Nations Organisation such as UNDPUnited Nations Development Programme or UN WomenUnited Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women ? What kind of assignments does UNVUN Volunteers offer? What are the opportunities and challenges a career in the UN presents?

During an interactive webinar Human Resources specialists provided first-hand information about job opportunities, sought profiles, and the exciting work of these UN agencies. Organised by cinfo on behalf of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDCSwiss Agency for Development and Cooperation ), the webinar seeks to attract qualified Swiss mid to senior level professionals for the work with UNDP, UN Women or UNV.

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Speakers

Georg Peitchev, UNDP

Georg Peitchev is a Human Resources Specialist at UNDPUnited Nations Development Programme . In this role, his main areas of work are Recruitment, Outreach and Employer Branding. He joined UNDP in April 2013 after working at Munich International School in Germany as HR Director, HR Manager and Admissions Officer. Originally from Germany, Georg holds an MA and BA in Politics from the University of Sheffield, UK.

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Maria de la Luna, UN Women

Maria de la Luna is currently leading the Recruitment Team at UN WomenUnited Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and acts as HR Business Partner for a number of Divisions at the NY Headquarters. Prior to this role, Maria was an HR Specialist at UNDPUnited Nations Development Programme ’s Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery as the Human Resources Specialist. She has also worked in UNFPAUnited Nations Population Fund , mostly with the Division of Human Resources dealing with various organisational change initiatives and staffing.

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Sandra Le Gray, UNV

Sandra Le Gray is a Recruitment Associate with UNVUN Volunteers HQ since 2003. She is responsible for the identification/submission and selection of candidates for UNHCRUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees worldwide, UNICEFUnited Nations Children's Fund and UNFPAUnited Nations Population Fund emergencies. Sandra started her career with the UN during the war in Croatia as a local staff member. From 2000 to 2002, she served as a UNV Support Officer in a peacekeeping mission, UNTAET and was a Project Officer with UNDPUnited Nations Development Programme involved in the recruitment of UN Volunteers for the 200 development posts for the government of Timor Leste.