Why I want to work with UNHCR?

Why I want to work with UNHCR?

Why a career with UNHCR? Our dedicated staff work to protect and assist people fleeing conflict and persecution at a time when global forced displacement is at a record high.

Why is UNHCR important?

UNHCR works to ensure that everyone who has fled violence, war, disaster or persecution at home has the right to seek asylum and find refuge. We provide shelter, food, water, medical care and other life-saving assistance to refugees around the world. When possible, UNHCR helps refugees make this dream a reality.

What is the UNHCR doing to help refugees?

UNHCR works to protect and assist refugees everywhere. We strive to ensure that everyone has the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to eventually return home, integrate or resettle.

How do you become a member of the UNHCR?

If you have just arrived and want to register with UNHCR for asylum, you should get in touch with either UNHCR or one of our partners, depending on your location: New Delhi: 1800 103 5635, +919810173130 | [email protected]. Goa/ Maharashta: +91 020-26699460 |[email protected].

What do I need to study to work for the UN?

Competitive and relevant CV.

  • Masters or PhD Degree: For professional category.
  • Minimum 2-3 years Experience in development sector.
  • Strong professional networking skills.
  • Strong English language skills and preferably knowledge of official UN language.
  • Ambition and Perseverance and lot of luck.
  • Who do the UNHCR help?

    UNHCR is mandated to work with asylum seekers, refugees and internally displaced people, who are often the poorest and most vulnerable. Displaced populations assisted by UNHCR are often in situations of extreme insecurity, poverty and deprivation and require significant levels of humanitarian assistance.

    Who funds UNHCR?

    How is UNHCR funded? UNHCR relies almost entirely on voluntary contributions. Individual governments and the European Union provide 85 per cent of our budget. Another 11 per cent comes from individuals and the private sector, including foundations, corporations and the public.

    Does UNHCR pay well?

    UNHCR is good place to work they pay good salary on time. The office is wel equiped and good security.

    How long does the UN hiring process take?

    The end to end process of applying to securing a job with the United Nations system can take up to 4 months or even longer! Unfortunately unless you are short listed and invited for an interview you are not likely to hear anything from the UN system.