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JOBS: Public Information Officer, Digital – The Hague

JOB OPENING Posting Title: PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER (Digital Communications) Job Code Title: PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER Department/Office: INTERNATIONAL RESIDUAL MECHANISM Duty Station: THE HAGUE Posting Period: 09 December 2016 – 06 February 2017 Job Opening Number: 16-Public Information-IRM-71164-R-The Hague (R) Staffing Exercise N/A APPLY HERE Share on: WhatsApp

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JOBS: Finance and Budget officer, UN Nairobi

Job Opening Posting Title: FINANCE AND BUDGET OFFICER Job Code Title: FINANCE AND BUDGET OFFICER Department/Office: UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Duty Station: NAIROBI Posting Period: 30 November 2016 – 28 January 2017 Job Opening Number: 16-Finance-UNEP-69324-R-Nairobi (X) Staffing Exercise N/A APPLY HERE Share on: WhatsApp

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JOBS: Chief of Human Resource, UN Nairobi

Job Opening Posting Title: CHIEF OF SECTION, HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT Job Code Title: CHIEF OF SECTION, HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT Department/Office: UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT NAIROBI Duty Station: NAIROBI Posting Period: 05 December 2016 – 02 February 2017 Job Opening Number: 16-H APPLY HERE Share on: WhatsApp

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UN warns of ‘humanitarian emergency’ in C. Africa

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP |  Nearly half the population of strife-torn Central African Republic needs humanitarian assistance, the UN said Monday, appealing for $399 million from donors to cover the country’s aid needs next year. UN humanitarian coordinator for Central Africa, Fabrizio Hochschild, told reporters that decades of chronic poverty, …

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Over half of world’s population does not use internet

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP |  More than half the world’s population does not use the internet, with prohibitive broadband costs keeping billions off line, a United Nations report said Tuesday. The UN’s International Telecommunications Union (ITU) said that 3.9 billion people do not have home or mobile internet access and …

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JOBS: Programme Officer UNEP Nairobi

Job Opening Posting Title: PROGRAMME OFFICER Job Code Title: Programme Management Officer Department/Office: UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME Duty Station: NAIROBI Posting Period: 04 November 2016 – 02 January 2017 Job Opening Number: 16-Programme Management-UNEP-66007-R-Nairobi (X) Staffing Exercise N/A APPLY HERE Share on: WhatsApp

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African nations fail in bid to block LGBT expert

United Nations, United States | AFP | A bid by African countries to delay the appointment of the first-ever UN expert on LGBT rights was defeated on Monday, clearing the way for the investigations of anti-gay violence. A draft resolution demanding talks on the legality of the new expert’s mandate …

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HIV treatment soars, but young African women suffer

Windhoek, Namibia | AFP |  The number of HIV-infected people taking anti-retroviral medicine has doubled in just five years, the UN said Monday, while highlighting high infection rates among young African women. A new report by UNAIDS said it was on course to hit a target of 30 million people …

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Climate science: Bad news gets worse

Marrakesh, Morocco | AFP |  Diplomats from 197 nations wound down a two-week UN conference Friday which started drafting a blueprint for arresting global warming “well below” two degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) over pre-industrial levels. A rash of recent climate studies have highlighted the stakes.  Record temperatures  Earth is on …

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