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Careers: Audio and Video

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Careers: Audio and Video



Lord Malloch-Brown, former UN Deputy Secretary-General

Lord Malloch-Brown uses his wide-ranging experiece of working at the UN to illustrate just how varied a UN career can be.  The clip is taken from UN Forum 2012.

Dame Margaret Anstee, former Under-Secretary General and Head of UN Peacekeeping Mission in Angola from 1992-93

Dame Margaret Anstee was the first woman to rise to the rank of Under-Secretary-General (in 1987) and to head a UN peacekeeping mission.  In this presentation, Dame Margaret talks about her career at the UN and gives practical advice and encouragement to those interested in pursuing a career with the organisation. Dame Margaret is introduced by Natalie Samarasinghe, Executive Director, UNA-UK. The clip is taken from UN Forum 2012.

Michael Emery, Head of Human Resources at the UN Population Fund (UNFPA)

Michael Emery, is the current Director of the Division of Human Resources at UNFPA - he held the same post at the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and was Chief of Recruitment at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). In this interview, he discusses the ins-and-outs of competency interviewing.

UN Works - How the UN relates to your life

Why is the United Nations so important? This video explains how different elements of the UN impact upon everyday life, and illustrates just how crucial it is. This video is taken from UN Forum 2010.



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Photo: Secretary-General records video message, copyright UN Photo 9 January 2007.