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Opportunity for young Tanzanian professionals to participate in United Nations Young Professional Programme

Thursday, 09 July 2015

What is the UN Young Professionals Programme?

The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative for talented, highly qualified professionals to start a career as an international civil servant with the United Nations Secretariat. It consists of an entrance examination and professional development programmes once successful candidates start their career with the UN.

Who can apply?

Any Citizen of the United Republic of Tanzania is eligible to apply and participate in this year’s programme. Successfully candidates will have to attend an annual recruitment TYPP examination which is held once a year. Tanzania is among the participating countries in this exercise.

Basic application criteria:

  1. You must be a Tanzanian Citizen
  2. You must be a holder of a University Degree relevant for the job entry you are applying for
  3. You must be 32 or younger by the end of the examination date ( 15 December 2015)
  4. Fluent in either English or French

What you need to do

Interested applicant should Visit a link bellow for further detailed instruction including a creation of a personal profile for your application


The opportunities are open from May to December, on the following schedule.

May-July: Administration and Finance
July-October: Legal Affairs and Public Information
October-December: Social Affairs and Statistics

Interested Candidates must apply ONLY ONCE in the area of your qualification/choice.

The Examination centers

The Center for Foreign Relations (CFR) at Kurasini Dar Es Salaam has been designated as the examination center for Tanzanians and other eligible candidates. Examination will be held the 15th December, 2015. Tanzanians living abroad can also participate in the examinations centers that are open in other countries. Visit the YPP page regularly for updates. Tanzanians with questions can visit the YPP home page above or email you question to one of these the emails.ypptanzania@gmail.com and gkilave@yahoo.com