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JPO Service Centre

Developing young talented professionals' careers

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Who we are

The JPO Service Centre administers the Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme and the Specialist Development Programme (SDP). 

These programmes provide young professionals pursuing a career in development with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in multilateral technical cooperation and international development within a UN agency.

Our Impact



Young Talent administered by the JPO Service Centre as of May 1st, 2022



JPOs and SDPs are Women as of May 1st, 2022



Duty Stations worldwide where JPOs and SDPs are deployed as of May 1st 2022