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United Nations Young Professional Programme exam slated for December 4


The general public is hereby advised that the United Nations Young Professional Programme (YYP) examinations will be held on December 4, 2014.{{more}}

This year’s job families will include: Economic Affairs, Information Systems and Technology, Human Rights, Library/Information Management, Photography, Political Rights and Radio Producers in the following languages: (Arabic/Chinese/Kiswahili/Russian/Spanish).

To this end interested persons who meet the necessary requirements are encourage to register.

Persons wishing to sit the exam must be thirty-two (32) years or younger on December 13, 2014 and have at least a first level university degree, fluency in English and French and must be a national of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and other participating countries.

Applicants must be advised of the registration deadlines for the following:

Information Systems and Technology and Political rights – August 20, 2014

Economic Affairs and Radio Producers – August 20, 2014

Human Rights and Photography – August 27, 2014

The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative that brings new talent to the United Nations through an annual entrance examination.

For registration details, interested persons can contact the MInistry of Education and or visit the United Nations Career Portal at