For a true “21st century UN”, we must reform the UN internship programme

[15 October 2018]

Following the release of the Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) review of the UN internship programme, and as part of a UN-wide reform in favour of a ”21st century UN”,  the Fair Internship Initiative urges the Secretariat to take this opportunity to usher in long overdue changes needed for its internship programme.

If the goals of these reforms truly are to shepherd the United Nations into the 21st century, the FII believes that the current climate of reform within the UN presents the perfect opportunity for concerted effort to implement the JIU recommendations and to

include the internship programme in its human resources reforms.

Read the full article in the October 2018 issue of UN special.


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