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Reflect on your career direction and connect with someone new!
Join Together
, a UN system-wide mentoring programme.

 

 

WHO?

Mentees:

  • Secretariat staff of all levels (General Service through senior leaders) in all job networks
  • *Non-Secretariat staff of all levels from these UN system entities: ITC, ISA, UNICEF, UNDP, UNFPA, UNOPS, UN Women, UNCTAD, UNHCR, UNESCO, UNAIDS, WFP, WHO, FAO, ICAO, ILO, IAEA, UNIDO, IFAD, IOM, IMF, ITU, World Bank, UNCDF, UNV, WIPO, WMO, UNFCCC, IPBES. Non-UN: Irena.

​Mentors:

  • Secretariat staff of all levels (General Service through senior leaders) in all job networks
  • *Non-Secretariat staff of all levels from these UN system entities: ITC, ISA, UNICEF, UNDP, UNFPA, UNOPS, UN Women, UNCTAD, UNHCR, UNESCO, UNAIDS, WFP, WHO, FAO, ICAO, ILO, IAEA, UNIDO, IFAD, IOM, IMF, ITU, World Bank, UNCDF, UNV, WIPO, WMO, UNFCCC, IPBES. Non-UN: Irena.

*There may be limited places available per entity to ensure a balance of staff from across the system.

All participants must have Fixed-term, Continuing, or Permanent appointments.
 

 

 

 

 

Call for Mentors (flyer)   Call for Senior Leader Mentors (flyer)

WHAT?

A four-month programme in which staff can join as mentees or mentors (or both).

  • Participants fill out an online questionnaire and are paired with suggested mentors or mentees.
  • Participant preferences, their current level and seniority in the Organization are some of the factors that drive the pairing algorithm.
  • All levels of staff are invited to join: from General Service through Under-Secretaries-General.
  • Pairs will be suggested across job networks, categories and levels. A MAGNET staff member may be paired with someone in DEVNET. A General Service mentee may be paired with a Professional mentor.
  • Participants are encouraged to meet every 3 weeks, which totals 6 sessions during the mentoring period (mid-October to mid-February). Meetings can be held through video or phone calls. 


 


WHY?

  • Staff have expressed a need for more career development opportunities. This is clear from staff engagement surveys and other feedback tools. 
  • Mentoring is an excellent way for staff to learn from more senior, experienced colleagues.
  • It gives senior staff a chance to reflect, to assess what they’ve learned and to help others navigate their journeys.
  • On an organizational level, mentoring relationships can improve morale, productivity and retention.
     


 

WHEN?

Registration

   Mentors - Secretariat and non-Secretariat staff: 1 – 30 September   Register here!

   Mentees - Non-Secretariat staff:  15- 22 September  Register Here!

   Mentees - Secretariat staff: 15 – 30 September  Register Here!

 

Pairing

  • Pairing will occur in early or mid-October.

 

Mentoring period

  • Mid-October 2021 to mid-February 2022
  • Participants are encouraged to meet every 3 weeks (6 sessions total)

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