2021 UN Volunteers: Call for Young Researchers for Local Peacebuilding

Deadline: April 7, 2021.

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) and PeaceNexus Foundation are pleased to launch a call for young researchers for peacebuilding. This new partnership will provide early-career professionals with the opportunity to support PBSO’s research agenda as national UN Volunteers, while gaining insights and skills relevant to peacebuilding globally. 


  1. If you are an early-career professional, with a bachelor’s degree and at least two years of relevant work experience at the national level in monitoring, evaluation, reporting or research, they encourage you to apply.
  2. Experience with local peacebuilding efforts is an advantage.
  3. Candidates must be nationals or residence permit holders of these countries.


Successful candidates will receive a benefits and entitlements package, including a monthly living allowance, health insurance and access to leave.


To apply, please click on the below assignment and submit your application through UNV’s website.

Spécialiste national en recherche et évaluation in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Spécialiste national en recherche et évaluation in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

National Research and Evaluation Specialist in Osh, Kyrgyzstan 

National Research and Evaluation Specialist in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (also covering Serbia and Montenegro)

National Research and Evaluation Specialist in Pristina, Kosovo, as per UN SCR 1244 (also covering Albania and North Macedonia)


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