HEAR FROM STAFF
The United Nations Secretariat has staff working in over 450 duty stations. There are 190 Member State nationalities represented among us.
The staff population was over 36,000 as of 31 December 2022, but our global workforce includes an additional 10,000 interns, technical cooperation experts, and United Nations Volunteers, as well as consultants, individual contractors, and other types of personnel.
We work in dozens of job families as we carry out the mandates of the Organization in bringing about a more peaceful and just world.
Ever wonder about the work lives of colleagues on the other side of the world? Or their career paths? Check out the resources below. You’ll find first-hand accounts from staff about their experiences and perspectives.
Check out these brief interviews with staff posted on iSeek and other sites.
Development Coordination Office
Nadia Kyzytska, Head of the UN information Centre, Kyiv
Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Ibrahim Al Haddad, Information Management Officer, Yemen
Florence Nyambura Muchori, Sudan
Marc Belanger, Reporting and Advocacy Officer, Somalia
Mirwais Durrani, Finance and Budget Officer, New York
Charles Kimeu, ICT Officer, Somalia
Uta Filz, Humanitarian Affairs Officer, Geneva
Leonardo Milano, Predictive Analytics Team
Sekou Traore, Head of the Information Management Unit, Central African Republic
Department of Safety and Security
Miquel Williams, Security Officer and Weapons Custodia, UNSOS
Explore written resources about career paths in field duty stations.
Watch this video: Under the Blue Helmet: Life as a UN Peacekeeper in the Democratic Republic of the Congo