1 stage: application
The application for the UN YPP 2017 is open now and will close on 22 August. Information on the specific application dates will be available on this website when announced.
2 stage: written examination
This year the UN YPP written examination will be held in three areas: Political, Peace and Humanitarian (POLNET); Management and Administration (MAGNET); Public Information and Conference Management (INFONET).
The UN YPP 2017 exam for POLNET area will take place in October 2017. It will be held online.
The UN YPP 2017 exam for MAGNET and INFONET areas will take place in December 2017. It will be held in-person in examination centres.
Candidates who pass the written examination will be invited for the interview.
3 stage: interview
The UN YPP interview is conducted in either English or French and consists of a competency-based interview and possibly an oral presentation. The competency-based interview aims to test your consistence with values and competencies of the United Nations. Values/competences vary for different job families and are specified in the YPP openings announcements.
Interviews for the UN YPP 2017 will take place in spring-summer 2018.
I still have questions. What should I do?
In our FAQ section about the Application stage you will find the answers to the most frequently asked questions about the UN YPP.