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The Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat is a vital interface between global policies in the economic, social and environmental spheres and national action.

The Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat is a vital interface between global policies in the economic, social and environmental spheres and national action. [read more]

 

JPO PROGRAMME

The Junior Professional Officers Programme, also known as the JPO Programme, is a multilateral technical cooperation initiative sponsored by the Directorate General for Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy. It enables Italian citizens in possession of a university degree and not over the age of 30 (33 for graduates in medicine and surgery) to gain in-field training and experience with the international organizations for a period of two years. [read more]

 

FELLOWSHIPS PROGRAMME

The Fellowship Programme is sponsored by the Directorate General for Development Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy and implemented by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN/DESA).

The aim of the programme is to support development cooperation initiatives in developing countries through the placement of a selected number of Italian Fellows under the age of 28 in technical cooperation offices and organizations of the UN System.