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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Administrative Associate 18 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDCO Turkey
UNDCO
Turkey
Istanbul (TUR)
English,Russian
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
18 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Regional Director, UNDCO, Istanbul or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Administrative Associate will:

  • Assist in the overall functioning of the UNDCO Regional Desk.
  • Provide substantive and administrative support in managing priorities and work flow of the Regional Director UNDCO; coordinate and monitor multiple and diverse activities to ensure that management directives and decisions are properly carried out and products delivered in a timely manner.
  • Manage financial resources; provide reporting on use of funds, and track progress on workplan.
  • Manage operational support activities (procurement, travel, leave management) for the Regional Desk.
  • Organize procurement of consultants, and contract and vendor management.
  • Maintain expert roster management and the identification of consultants to support the region/countries, in collaboration with UNDCO Headquarters.
  • Oversee preparations of annual results and financial reporting and draft minutes of regional meetings.
  • Provide logistical support for training, meetings, and events, and administrative support and correspondence management.
  • Support the identification of expertise for the provision of regional support to United Nations Country Teams (UNCTs).
  • Manage scheduling on behalf of the Regional Director.
  • Screen and prioritize incoming correspondence; compile relevant background documents and references; identify issues requiring the Regional Director ‘s attention and refer others to relevant officers for appropriate disposition; monitor and follow-up on actions to be taken.
  • Independently handle a wide range of complex information requests; and draft responses.
  • Organize meetings, etc., handling all necessary arrangements.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area.

24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience in programme or project support and administration, technical cooperation or other relevant areas.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience organizing and coordinating meetings, conferences and events is required.
  • Field experience in development cooperation is desirable.
  • Experience in the United Nations system or a comparable international organization is desirable.
  • Experience with inter-agency or interorganizational collaboration in the development sector is desirable.
  • Experience working in a multicultural team at country, regional and global levels is desirable.
  • Experience working with senior officials in the United Nations System or a comparable international organization is desirable.
  • Experience with Umoja is desirable.
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills.
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel.
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • Have affinity with or interest in coordination, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Administration and administrative assistance
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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which you would like to apply.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Turkey and legal residents with a residency

permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline 18th. August 2020.

Communication and Multimedia Specialist 30 August 2020 Int. Specialist UNV Turkey
UNV
Turkey
Istanbul (TUR)
English
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
30 August 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Communications, Communications Specialist in External Relations and Communication at UNV and in close collaboration with the Volunteer Solutions Team, the UN Volunteer Innovations in Communication and Multimedia Specialist will:

  • Support coordination of implementation of the comprehensive review of the Conditions of Service and the Digital Transformation project and overall UNV Communications Plan during a transition/change/launch processes. Strengthen Regional Offices and Field Units transition during implementation of the Conditions of Service, including creation and design of knowledge management products for utilization at the field and regional levels in close collaboration with the Digital Transformation team;
  • Design, develop, and release visual Volunteer Solutions, Conditions of Service and Digital Transformation presentations, reports and monthly bulletins based on aggregate data reports, inputs from the Volunteer Solution Team for dissemination of Conditions of Service, UNV offer, and Digital Transformation changes;
  • Digital design management of Conditions of Service policy and UNV offer packages as multimedia communication materials for internal and external use;
  • Contribute to the development of marketing initiatives and roll-out strategy for dissemination of UNV volunteer solutions and services to the United Nations system;
  • Manage the implementation of the different steps of the agreed/ approved marketing plan on all levels: corporate, regional and field;
  • Create original contents for UNV’s marketing plan and roll-out (documents, PowerPoints, infographics, training tools);

  • Assist in the design of public information materials related to Conditions of Service and Digital Transformation of Unified Volunteer Platform roll-out and coordinate publishing on UNV.org website with the ERCS and others as required;

  • Provide designed content for training sessions, in-person and/or online, for the roll-out of the Unified Volunteer Platform and Merged Conditions of Service with the Human Resources Capacity Development Team;

  • Facilitate digital feedback mechanisms at all levels on Volunteer solutions, Conditions of Service and Unified Volunteer Platform roll-out;

  • Support the development of infographics and innovative public outreach and engagement tools;

  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Master or bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations with majors in design, visual communication or other related area

24 Months
  • Professional work experience at the national and/or international level in communications, social media, graphic design and creation of visual media such as newsletters, infographics, web publications and presentations. Experience with video and animation is an asset.
  • Experience producing written content for internal and external communication is an asset. Experience in communications for a change process and/or product launch is particularly desirable.
  • Experience working in the UN environment or with other international development organisations is an asset as is managing projects in multiple languages with external translators. is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills; Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Have affinity with or interest in volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Web and graphic design, Other communications related experience, Arts, music, photography and film

Essential

  • Expertise in producing engaging visual content for internal and external communications
  • Expertise in relevant software such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign as well as the Microsoft Office suite (Word and PowerPoint).

Desirable

  • Expertise in producing engaging, explanatory written content for internal and external communications
  • Photography and video skills, including video editing
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including accurate editing of publications
  • Any other UN languages would be an asset
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 30 August 2020

Voluntario de apoyo al programa de Protección de la Niñez de UNICEF 20 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Venezuela
UNICEF
Venezuela
Ciudad Guayana (VEN)
Spanish
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
20 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

  • Bajo la supervisión directa de la Oficial de Protección de la Niñez del estado Bolívar, llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Preparar un cronograma y plan de trabajo con la orientación de su supervisor,
  • Apoyar la gestión de los programas, seguimiento y entrega de resultados en articulación con responsable del área.
  • Apoyar técnica y operacionalmente la ejecución de los programas en articulación con responsable del área.
  • Realizar actividades de formación relacionadas con la promoción de los derechos de la niñez y el funcionamiento del sistema nacional de protección de la niñez y adolescencia, Normas Mínimas para la Protección de la Infancia y Adolescencia, y prevención y respuesta a Violencia basada en Género (VbG), con el apoyo del responsable del área a nivel de terreno y de la oficina nacional.
  • Preparar informes técnicos o materiales informativos, y contribuir con insumos a la revisión de documentos entregados por las contrapartes.
  • Contribuir a la visibilización de las acciones en el área de protección de la niñez con apoyo de UNICEF.
  • Promover buenas prácticas para apoyar la implementación y entrega de resultados de programas concretos y sostenibles.
  • Realizar y aprobar los cursos mandatorios de UNICEF.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Profesional con título universitario en estudios internacionales, derecho, psicología, sociología, derecho internacional, trabajo social u otro campo de las ciencias sociales.
  • Conocimientos técnicos en el área de protección de la niñez.

24 Months
  • Al menos 2 años de experiencia profesional en planificación y gestión de proyectos en el área de protección de la niñez y adolescencia.

Competencias:

  • Comunicación efectiva con distintas audiencias y trabajo en equipo.
  • Compromiso con resultados y puntualidad; con base en planificación y organización;
  • Capacidad de análisis y autonomía en la organización del trabajo asignado;
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management
  • Al menos 2 años de experiencia profesional en planificación y gestión de proyectos en el área de protección de la niñez y adolescencia.

Competencias:

  • Comunicación efectiva con distintas audiencias y trabajo en equipo.
  • Compromiso con resultados y puntualidad; con base en planificación y organización;
  • Capacidad de análisis y autonomía en la organización del trabajo asignado;
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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Fecha límite para postularse: 20 Agosto 2020 a las 23:59 hrs, horario de Alemania

VOLUNTARIOS NACIONALES
Esa es una oportunidad de voluntariado nacional, por lo tanto, solamente son elegibles para esa oportunidad aquellas personas con nacionalidad Venezolana o residentes en Venezuela que cuenten con el permiso legal de residencia en ese país, o con el estatus de refugiado o de apátrida. Acuérdese de indicar en su perfil VNU que sí está interesado/a en servir como voluntario/a nacional.

Voluntario de apoyo al programa de Protección de la Niñez en Frontera 20 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Venezuela
UNICEF
Venezuela
Ciudad Guayana (VEN)
Spanish
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
20 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

  • Bajo la supervisión directa de la Oficial de Protección de la Niñez del estado Bolívar, llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Preparar un cronograma y plan de trabajo con la orientación de su supervisor,
  • Apoyar la gestión de los programas, seguimiento y entrega de resultados en articulación con responsable del área.
  • Apoyar técnica y operacionalmente la ejecución de los programas en articulación con responsable del área.
  • Realizar actividades de formación relacionadas con la promoción de los derechos de la niñez y el funcionamiento del sistema nacional de protección de la niñez y adolescencia, Normas Mínimas para la Protección de la Infancia y Adolescencia, y prevención y respuesta a Violencia basada en Género (VbG), con el apoyo de la FO Bolívar y oficina nacional.
  • Reportar las situaciones que incrementen los riesgos de protección entre niños, niñas, adolescentes y mujeres en la frontera.
  • Apoyar en acciones de monitoreo donde se incluyan visitas de seguimiento, utilizando herramientas con contrapartes para fortalecer la implementación técnica.
  • En coordinación con el Especialista de Protección y la Coordinadora de UNICEF en Santa Elena de Uairén, participar en reuniones técnicas, comunicarse y negociar con contrapartes estatales, sociedad civil, y otras agencias del Sistema de Naciones Unidas.
  • Identificar oportunidades prográmaticas para contribuir en la protección de la niñez.
  • Preparar informes técnicos o materiales informativos, y contribuir con insumos a la revisión de documentos entregados por las contrapartes.
  • Contribuir a la visibilización de las acciones en el área de protección de la niñez con apoyo de UNICEF.
  • Promover buenas prácticas para apoyar la implementación y entrega de resultados de programas concretos y sostenibles.
  • Realizar y aprobar los cursos mandatorios de UNICEF.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Profesional con título universitario en estudios internacionales, derecho, psicología, sociología, derecho internacional, trabajo social u otro campo de las ciencias sociales.
  • Conocimientos técnicos en el área de protección de la niñez.

24 Months
  • Al menos 2 años de experiencia profesional en planificación y gestión de proyectos en el área de protección de la niñez y adolescencia.

Competencias:

  • Capacidad de coordinación de trabajo con instituciones de gobierno, organismos internacionales y ONG.
  • Compromiso con resultados y puntualidad; con base en planificación y organización;
  • Capacidad de análisis y autonomía en la organización del trabajo asignado;
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management
  • Al menos 2 años de experiencia profesional en planificación y gestión de proyectos en el área de protección de la niñez y adolescencia.

Competencias:

  • Capacidad de coordinación de trabajo con instituciones de gobierno, organismos internacionales y ONG.
  • Compromiso con resultados y puntualidad; con base en planificación y organización;
  • Capacidad de análisis y autonomía en la organización del trabajo asignado;
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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Fecha límite para postularse: 20 Agosto 2020 a las 23:59 hrs, horario de Alemania

VOLUNTARIOS NACIONALES
Esa es una oportunidad de voluntariado nacional, por lo tanto, solamente son elegibles para esa oportunidad aquellas personas con nacionalidad Venezolana o residentes en Venezuela que cuenten con el permiso legal de residencia en ese país, o con el estatus de refugiado o de apátrida. Acuérdese de indicar en su perfil VNU que sí está interesado/a en servir como voluntario/a nacional.

Projects Assistance and Liaison Officer 22 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Yemen
UNDP
Yemen
Hodeidah (YEM)
Arabic,English
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
22 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Head of Sub Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Projects assistance and liaison officer will:

  • In cooperation with the different project specialists, the projects assistance and liaison officer will support projects logistical, administrative and financial needs, and support the outreach to local institutions and local communities. Thanks to his/her knowledge of the Hodeidah governorate, the incumbent will assist projects in ensuring local institutions and local communities are engaged in the design and implementation of projects, and their feedback is appropriately heard and incorporated. He/She will also support the organization of local-level workshops and awareness campaigns, support the implementation of spot checks and to address beneficiaries’ grievances.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, political science or related area of study;

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience at the national level in local administration and/or civil society liaison;
  • In depth knowledge of and working experience in Hodeidah city/governorate is required;
  • Experience with gender equality and dealing with vulnerable groups is an asset; and
  • Have affinity with or interest in sustainable development, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Yemen and legal residents in Yemen with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 22-August-2020.

Project Support Officer 21 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNODC South Africa
UNODC
South Africa
Johannesburg (ZAF)
English,French
Immediate
until 31 December 2020 with possibility of extension
21 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Programme Coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Project Support Officer will:

  • Assist the GMCP programme coordinator in the development, implementation and evaluation of the programme activities under the Global Maritime Crime Programme;
  • Assist the GMCP programme coordinator and other team members in identifying technical assistance needs for capacity building and develop sustainable strategies to reform and strengthen the capacity of maritime law enforcement and other criminal justice authorities in the region;
  • Assist the programme coordinator and other team members in project/programme and/or budget revisions, the preparation and dissemination of costed work plans, terms of references and other related project documentation on maritime crime and detention and transfer;
  • Support the conduct of research and collation of information on maritime crime and the impact on littoral states in the Indian Ocean.
  • Contribute with substantive support for policy coordination and evaluation functions, including the review and analysis of emerging issues and trends, participation in evaluations or research activities and studies;
  • Contribute to the preparation of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, briefing notes, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc., relating to maritime crime issues in the region;
  • Provide administrative and substantive support to the GMCP programme coordinator in view of consultative and other meetings, workshops, conferences, etc., including proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposing participants, preparing background documents and presentations, handling logistics, etc.;
  • Assist the GMCP programme coordinator with administrative processes related to the procurement of equipment and services including preparation of purchase orders, contracts for consultants, related payment requests, and monitoring and follow-up on such requests in line with UN financial rules and regulations;
  • Support field missions to locations the region where GMCP carries out programme activities, including provision of substantive and administrative support, data collection, etc.;
  • Perform any other duties as required/assigned. 

Master degree or equivalent
  • An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, criminology, or political or social science is required.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in the private or public sector or NGO or other relevant programmes; experience in working in the international arena is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Criminal law, Legal research, Development programme/project administration
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in transnational organized maritime crime and counterterrorism, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 21-08-2020

Youth Community Awareness Volunteer 17 August 2020 Community Volunteer UNDP Zimbabwe
UNDP
Zimbabwe
Mutare (ZWE)
English,Shona,Sindebele
Immediate
until 31 December 2020
17 August 2020

Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.

The UNV is hired to support Covid-19 safe markets awareness efforts by NGO partners to the UNDP/UNICEF/Government Urban Resilience Building Project under day-to-day guidance of the implementing partner and co-supervision of the UNDP and UNV delegated officials, the UNV Youth Community Awareness Volunteers will support market rehabilitation efforts in one of food markets in Harare, Bulawayo or Mutare as follows:

  • Lead in community awareness raising of COVID-19 in food marketplaces in Mbare, Sakubva or Bulawayo markets
  • Deliver and facilitate awareness raising, community engagement, and youth participation activities in the local area with a focus on promoting food safety and COVID-19 prevention
  • Support wide dissemination of community awareness-raising information, including briefing materials and press releases in coordination with the supervisor;
  • Support, plan community level communication activities ensuring community outreach to the public and adequate promotion of the Project as required;
  • Support the development of communication/outreach materials such as leaflets, brochures, briefs, posters, calendars, information packs, content management, norms of publishing, design, etc.;
  • Assure community-wide dissemination of the information and lessons learned;
  • Document the UNV’s experience for UNV Spotlight, and prepare end of year report on volunteer experience;
  • Work closely with municipalities, civil society organizations, community-based organizations and governmental agencies to promote project goals and ensure a wide-range communication outreach over various target groups;
  • Interact and collaborate with organizations with similar or complementary initiatives;
  • Regularly provide photo updates of the project activities;
  • Perform other duties as required.
Technical/Vocational diploma
  • Minimum Secondary education, Diploma is required
  • Individuals with a demonstrated interest in WASH, and or Gender, and or Civil Engineering, and or Food Markets, and or Community mobilization, and or Awareness Raising, and or Youth, Communications are encouraged to apply
  • Experience with youth is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in sustainable development and youth, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Shona(Optional), Level - Fluent
  • Sindebele(Optional), Level - Fluent
Gender equality and the advancement of women, Community participation and development, Water, sanitation and environmental engineering
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections

of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink.

Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at

https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to

apply.

Application deadline: 17 August 2020