Other JPO Programmes

JPO Programmes of other UN organizations


The JPO Programme was started by UNDP in the sixties and has progressively become a key programme, providing nowadays nearly 13% of the international staff recruited by the organization. It also provides young and high-qualified staff to the other organizations administered by the JPOSC: UN Women, UNFPA, UNIDO, UNOPS, UNCDF and UNV. 

Considering the success and the assets of this Programme, other UN organizations have adopted the idea and initiated similar Associate Experts Programmes:

  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)
  • Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)
  • International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
  • International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
  • International Labour Organisation (ILO)
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • International Organisation for Migration (IOM)
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
  • United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
  • World Health Organisation (WHO)
  • World Bank (WB): Junior Professional Associate (JPA) and Young Professionals Programme (YPP)
  • World Food Programme (WFP)
  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)