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To be eligible to apply to the Japanese JPO Programme, candidates must:

  • Be of Japanese citizenship.
  • Be no more than 35 years of age.
  • Hold a post-graduate degree.
  • Have two to three years of practical experience in the relevant area.
  • Have fluency in English and another relevant UN language.

More detailed information on applicant requirements is provided on the website of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Vacancies funded by Japan

Vacancies are usually announced once a year by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Application and contact details

Detailed presentations of each vacancy and further application details can be accessed on the General website of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Applications to vacant JPO positions must be sent to:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Recruitment Centre for International Organizations
2-2-1- Kasumigaseki
Tokyo 100-8919

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HR Focal Point

Ms. Christina Favrbo