UNFPA Young Professionals Programme for Africans 2022 – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is offering the second cohort of its programme to hire young talent from Africa and of African descent. The recruitment for the 2022 cohort of the Young Professionals from Africa and of African Descent (YPAD) programme is now open.
UNFPA Young Professionals Programme for Africans 2022
The Young Professionals from Africa and of African Descent programme is a starting point for an exciting career with the United Nations, aiming to attract motivated young professionals with diverse academic and professional backgrounds.
Company/Organisation(s): United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Program Type: Training Program
Program Location: New York
Program Duration: 12 – 24 months
Available Slot: Several
Basic Qualifications: Graduates
Nationality: Africans

UNFPA Young Professionals Programme (YPAD) What to Expect

Open to qualified candidates who are 32 years of age or younger in 2022, who self-identify as a person of African descent or are a national of an African country, the programme offers an opportunity for selected candidates to gain hands-on experience in a fast-paced, international environment and the potential to grow into impactful leadership roles in international development.
In 2022, UNFPA will recruit five young professionals to join the team at the UNFPA headquarters in New York. The young professionals will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package with an initial one-year fixed-term appointment at the P-2 level, renewable at least once, subject to satisfactory performance.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for UNFPA Young Professionals from Africa and of African Descent, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

  • The program is open to qualified candidates who are 32 years of age or younger in 2022,
  • Applicants who self-identify as a person of African descent or are a national of an African country,
  • The programme offers an opportunity for selected candidates to gain hands-on experience in a fast-paced, international environment and the potential to grow into impactful leadership roles in international development.
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Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested and eligible applicants for the UNFPA Young Professionals from Africa and of African Descent (YPAD) programme can proceed to view the how to apply process via the official webpage for the programme and submit their application as instructed.
Application Deadline: Not Specified
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