UNON – United Nations Office at Nairobi

UNON – United Nations Office at Nairobi

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About United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON):

The United Nations Office at Nairobi, the UN headquarters in Africa, was established by the General Assembly in 1996. The office is headed by a Director-General, at the Under-Secretary-General level, serves as the representative office of the Secretary-General in Nairobi and performs representation and liaison functions with permanent missions, the host-country and other Governments, and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations in Nairobi, as well as other organizations of the United Nations system in Kenya.

 

The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) n Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, is one of four major United Nations office sites[a] where numerous different UN agencies have a joint presence. Established in 1996, it is the UN’s official headquarters in Africa.  The United Nations Office at Nairobi also hosts the global headquarters for two programmes: the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)[2] and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).

In November 2004, the United Nations Security Council held a rare session at Nairobi to discuss the armed conflicts in southern and western Sudan that constituted a phase of the Second Sudanese Civil War. The meeting was convened at the urging of then-Ambassador John Danforth of the United States.

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UNON - United Nations Office at Nairobi

PROTOCOL OFFICER

$83,293 - $111,611 / YEAR
UNON - United Nations Office at Nairobi

Senior Human Resources Assistant

$2,818,220 - $4,227,332 / YEAR