Category Archives: Overseas Appointments

Election Observers

International election observation plays an important role in the promotion of democratisation, human rights, and the rule of law. The Department of Foreign Affairs maintains a roster of observers who are available to participate in election observation missions. The Department nominate observers to missions organised, in the main, by the EU and the OSCE. Ireland’s […]

60th Anniversary – Lt Gen Seán McKeown DSM – Force Commander ONUC

On 07 January 1961, the Defence Forces Chief of Staff, Lt Gen Seán McKeown was appointed Force Commander of the United Nations Operation in the Republic of the Congo: Opération des Nations Unies au Congo (ONUC). Commanding a UN force of 19,828 personnel, Lt Gen McKeown established the Katanga Command, and served during Operation Rumpunch, […]

Openings – UN Department of Field Support

The Outreach and Workforce Planning Section of the United Nations' Department of Field Support has advised ARCOIreland of the following job openings: PRINCIPAL POLITICAL AFFAIRS OFFICER, D1, Mogadishu, UN Op in Somalia (UNSOM). Deadline: 5 August 2015 For detailed information about this position, please <click here> DIRECTOR OF MISSION SUPPORT, D2, Monrovia, United Nations Mission in Liberia […]

UNOPS Global Personnel Recruitment System

We have been advised that the office of the UNOPS Global Personnel Recruitment System still has vacancies for former military officers and is anxious to hear from ARCOIreland members who may be interested. ARCOIreland members can follow this LINK to register with the UNOPS' Roster. The Roster is used by UNOPS when recruiting and deploying personnel […]

GOAL – Ebola outbreak in West Africa

GOAL has contacted the Defence Forces in relation to the expansion of its international team in Sierra Leone and Liberia as it scales up its programmes in these countries.  GOAL has enquired if retired members of the Defence Forces would be interested in volunteering for this mission. The positions most suited are those relating to […]

Irish Aid Recruitment

Recruitment to the Rapid Response Corps of Irish Aid is now live on the site: Recruitment in 2014 will focus on the key skills and thematic areas, including language skills, most in demand by Irish Aid's partners. Fluency in French and Arabic is a priority. The following roles and areas of expertise will be […]

DPKO Vacancies

The United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) is seeking to recruit Senior Security Sector Reform Officers (P-5) located in UN Peace Operations. Please find attached the job opening, also available at the following address: Interested candidates are invited to apply online through Inspira at the address above by close of business on 22 […]

Latest Job Openings at the United Nations

The following is a listing of current job openings at the United Nations Secretariat that ARCOIreland members may be interested in: HUMAN SETTLEMENTS OFFICER (Community Banking) (Project), P4, 26136, Deadline: 10/05/2013, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, DHAKA, HUMAN SETTLEMENTS OFFICER (Settlements Improvement Advisor) – Project, P3, 26137, Deadline: 11/05/2013, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, DHAKA, […]

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