Online Event: Working for the UN

How can a motivated Swiss professional join a United Nations Organisation such as UNICEF or UNFPA? What kind of assignments does UNV offer? What are the opportunities and challenges a career in the UN presents?

During an interactive webinar Human Resources specialists will provide first-hand information about entry opportunities, sought profiles, and the exciting work at these organisations. Organised by cinfo on behalf of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), the webinar’s objective is to attract more Swiss nationals, from mid- to senior level, to work for UNV, UNICEF and UNFPA.

Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2017
Time: 5 - 6 PM CEST (Swiss time)
Place: online event via webex
Registration deadline: 12 June 2017 - Register here.

Topics

Please note that the programme is subject to modifications.

  • Key aspects of organisations
  • Currently sought profiles
  • Career perspectives
  • Recruitment process
  • Talent pools and different recruitment initiatives
  • Tips for applying
  • Q&A session

Speakers

Claudia Garcia de San Roman, UNV

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme supports peace and development through the promotion of volunteerism worldwide. Every year UNV mobilises close to 7000 volunteers nationally and internationally in around 130 countries.

Next speaker
Antonino Brusá, UNICEF

Antonino Brusá has served with the UN since 1990. He has worked in several countries across five continents, in different development contexts, including in emergencies. He has a strong passion for coaching and mentoring young generations, for assessing talent and for career development counselling. In his career he served as Regional Chief of HR in three UNICEF Regions. He is currently the Chief of the Mobility and Staffing Section.

Next speaker
Michael Dahl, UNFPA

Michael Dahl is currently the Chief for the Talent Management Branch at the UNFPA in New York. ​Before joining UNFPA, Michael was a Senior HR Business Partner with UNICEF for 4 years. Earlier Michael was working for the World Bank Group for 11 years where he first started as a JPO and then later worked as a Sr HR Business Partner. Michael is a Danish national and has a M.Sc. in HR from Copenhagen and worked at the Danish Ministry of Education for 4 years before joining the UN/WB. 

Facilitator
Nora Landheer, cinfo

Nora Landheer is an advisor in the marketing of human resources and recruitment at cinfo. She is responsible for outreach and recruitment projects and brings her own experience in human resource management, acquired within the United Nations. She worked for United Nations peace operations in Nepal, at headquarters in New York, and for the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Programme in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She holds a Master's Degree in International Relations and a CAS in Strategic Human Capital Management.

How to participate

It is very simple. The webinar is designed as an online conference, accessible from any computer, smartphone or tablet where a virtual content is shared and commented live. Once you register, you will receive an automatic confirmation, and an invitation to join the webinar platform the day before the webinar. Please also check your spam-folder for this email invitation.

Register here.

More information

Would you like to learn more about a career with the United Nations? Get informed prior to the webinar!

For questions, please contact cinfo: webinar@cinfo.ch.

Host
cinfo
Type
online
Price
free of charge
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