The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.
Due to its unique international character, and the powers vested – more...in its founding Charter, the Organization can take action on a wide range of issues, and provide a forum for its 193 Member States to express their views, through the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council and other bodies and committees.
The work of the United Nations reaches every corner of the globe. Although best known for peacekeeping, peacebuilding, conflict prevention and humanitarian assistance, there are many other ways the United Nations and its System (specialized agencies, funds and programmes) affect our lives and make the world a better place. The Organization works on a broad range of fundamental issues, from sustainable development, environment and refugees protection, disaster relief, counter-terrorism, disarmament and non-proliferation, to promoting democracy, human rights, gender equality and the advancement of women, governance, economic and social development and international health, clearing landmines, expanding food production, and more, in order to achieve its goals and coordinate efforts for a safer world for this and future generations. – less
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Excellent work place and highly diverse work force
Written by Information Systems Specialist (Current Employee) from Genève, GE on September 6, 2015
This is one of the best places to work and we have 8 hour, 5 working days per week. Highly diverse and excellent management team on the top. My co-working are from different nationalities and fun to work with, so understanding each others cultures and adjusted to everyone was not that easy at the beginning.
Most enjoyable part of the job was our weekly - more...
Probably the World Best pension benefits in the world.