CAREERS & OPPORTUNITIES

UNV/UNEP Young Talent Pipeline Programme 2024 for Early Career Professionals

Application Deadline: 8 August 2024.

The second phase of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Young Talent Pipeline starts on 25 June 2024. It builds on the efforts of the first phase from 2023 and aims to engage young talented individuals to become future leaders across environment, pollution and climate action. 

This joint partnership initiative between UNEP and UNV has a twin objective:

  • To deploy the second cohort of 12 young talented individuals in areas related to UNEP’s mandate.
  • To seek candidates from Latin America and the Caribbean, Eastern Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Africa.

Requirements

  • If you are 33 years of age or younger, check out the assignment opportunities. Women and individuals from marginalized groups are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates are required to have academic degrees in relevant areas along with three years of professional experience.
  • Dynamic thinkers with relevant experience and a passion for the environment particularly for solutions to the triple planetary crises of climate change, pollution, nature and biodiversity loss are encouraged to apply.

Program Details

  • Selected candidates will be based in UNEP’s headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Assignments are expected to begin in November 2024 and last for 12 months, with a possibility of extension.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the UNV/UNEP Young Talent Pipeline Programme