Launch of the UNESCO Young Professionals Programme for 2015

Monday, June 15, 2015 2:37 PM - George's, Grenada
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The Grenada National Commission for UNESCO is pleased to announce the launch of the UNESCO Young Professionals Programme for 2015, which aims at attracting young talented professionals to the Secretariat.

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a National of a non-represented, or under-represented, Member State of UNESCO

  2. Be no older than thirty-two years of age at 31 December 2015 i.e. born in 1983

  3. Be a holder of an advanced university degree, preferably with a specialization or a major in the following areas:

  • Education: Educational planning, comparative education, education


  • Human Resources Management

  • Business Administration

  • Natural Sciences: Environmental Natural Sciences

  • Social and Human Sciences: Social and Human Sciences (Social transformations, policy formulation, youth and intercultural dialogue)

  • Culture: International Law

  • Communication and Information: Communication and Information Sciences

  • External Relations: International Relations; Political Science

  • Legal Affairs: International Law, contract law, commercial law or administrative law

  • Financial Management : Finance, accounting, audit

  1. Have excellent knowledge of English or French. Knowledge of both working languages is an asset

Besides the above criteria, the selection will be based on the three notions of excellence, achievement and commitment to UNESCO’s mandate. A relevant first professional experience will be an asset, but is not an essential requirement.

The selected candidates, if successful through all the stages of the application process will be appointed as UNESCO staff members on an initial one year fixed term contract P1/P2 level. Assignments will be either at Headquarters (Paris) or in a Field Office.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a Curriculum Vitae along with copies of University Certificates, in order to be considered for pre-selection, NO LATER THAN, 3 JULY 2015 to the:

Secretary – General

Grenada National Commission for UNESCO

Ministry of Education & Human Resources Development

Botanical Gardens

St. George’s


Email: unesco-gd @gov.gd, education@gov.gd

Tel: 473 440 2737/440 3162


  1. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  2. In the framework of the papersmart policy applied by UNESCO, eligible candidates are asked to submit applications electronically







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