You are about to embark on a life changing journey. Your JPO experience is a wonderful way to gain exposure professionally and personally. There is so much to look forward to, so much to learn. It can sometimes be challenging, even overwhelming, in a place where everything from language and food, to practices and customs may be different from what you are used to.

We therefore take this opportunity to prepare you for what is ahead. We all have diverse expectations when taking up something new. The JPO Service centre has created for UNDP's JPOs an Intercultural Management site intended to help you appreciate and learn from your experiences in the new culture. 

We each have our own unique backpack that we carry along with us everywhere we go. We take in new things from each new place we encounter. By acknowledging that all cultures are different in their own right, we begin to understand these differences, and learn from them. 

Ready to gain a better understanding of how Intercultural Management can help you to boost your carer at UNDP? Click here