Listen to her many great stories, like how she contributed to the building of a new country in East Timor and worked with the transition from peace keeping to peace building in Sierra Leone. It might be one of the lesser-known UN-agencies but UNRWA has 32,000 staff in areas where many other organizations no longer operate.
Here are some of the other highlights from the episode with Laura Londén:
· The essence of a UN career and how it makes a difference
· Her favorite UN-accomplishments that she’s been part of
· The challenges of operating in conflicts or high-risk zones like Syria
· What UNRWA does and why people should come and join
· Why UNRWA have some of the best jobs you can have in the UN system
· The most important skills needed for an international career
· Career advice on the recruitment process and how to prepare as a candidate
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Laura, thank you again for being such a wonderful guest!