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This portal provides information on language careers at the United Nations Secretariat, which has the largest language staff in the United Nations system. The language staff of the Secretariat work in-house at United Nation Headquarters in New York, the United Nations Offices at Geneva, Nairobi and Vienna, and the regional commissions in Addis Ababa, Bangkok, Beirut and Santiago.

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Message from the Assistant Secretary-General


The United Nations is one of the world’s largest employers of language professionals: several hundred work for the Department for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM) in New York, Geneva, Vienna and Nairobi, or at the regional commissions of the United Nations in Addis Ababa, Bangkok, Beirut and Santiago.

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16 November 2015

Job Opening: Reviser/Self-Revising Translator, Arabic, P-4, DGACM, Vienna. Deadline: 28 December 2015.

16 November 2015

Job Opening: Senior Interpreter, Chinese, P-5, DGACM, New York. Deadline: 7 January 2016.