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Becoming an Associate Expert at UNESCO
The Associate Experts’ Scheme established by UNESCO every year provides young professionals with the opportunity to contribute to international technical cooperation.
To guide you in this process, the required qualifications are listed below:
If you are eligible for the Scheme, you will thus have the opportunity to use your skills to help strengthen UNESCO’s work in one of its fields of action: education, science, culture, communication, or in administration.
As the national of a country participating in the scheme, you will be able to further your experience in an international setting.
- 05-05-2003Have you got the right profile?
Before you submit your application for an Associate Expert post at UNESCO, assess your eligibility: do you have the profile of an Associate Expert? More
- 04-05-2003How to apply for an Associate Expert post
As each donor country has its own rules and procedures for recruitment, you should contact your government's authorities about the various stages involved. More
- 04-05-2003Your professional training
Since the Associate Experts’ Scheme is intended to prepare you for working life, you will receive training throughout the period of your appointment. More
- 02-05-2003Status and entitlements of Associate Experts at UNESCO
Because you are contributing to international development as an Associate Expert, UNESCO, in agreement with the donor country, pays you a salary, emoluments and other benefits commensurate with the specific status of United Nations staff. More
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