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FIELD Career Workshop 2 -- Actual Situations and the United Nations Personnel System

2011-2-18 (Fri) 1:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Following upon the two FIELDO workshops held last December, the Global Collaboration Center (GLOCOL) will hold another career workshop, this one for students and others interested in working as UN officers. The center has once again invited NIIYA Yoichi of the National Institute of Public Administration, National Personnel Authority. In addition, two other lecturers will make presentations.

In this workshop, participants will learn about UN personnel systems and listen persons who have served as junior professional officers. Students and other persons interested in working for a UN office are encouraged to attend this workshop.

Lecturers

  • NIIYA Yoichi, Professor, National Institute of Public Administration, National Personnel Authority
  • HOSAKA Naoko, planning and monitoring staff, UNICEF, Madagascar
  • TSURUGA Kazuto, Specially Appointed Associate Professor, GLOCOL

Date & Time: Friday, February 18, 2011, 1:30 - 4:45 p.m.

Venue: Open Seminar Room, 1st floor, Student Commons, Toyonaka Campus, Osaka University

There is no fee for attending.

Quota: 40

Registration is required. Send (1) your name and (2) the name of your department or organization to fieldo_jimu@glocol.osaka-u.ac.jp.

Sponsored by: Global Collaboration Center, Osaka University

In cooperation with: Osaka University Center for United Nations Policy Studies (OSIPP)

Brief Bios of Lecturers

  • NIIYA Yoichi,  Professor, National Institute of Public Administration, National Personnel Authority
    Graduating from the Faculty of Business and Commerce of Keio University in 1989, he joined the National Personnel Authority. He worked in the International Affairs Division, Management Bureau, National Personnel Authority (1990-1992). After that, he served as lecturer at the Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University (1997-1999). Following that, he worked in the Recruitment Center for International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1998-2000) and the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations (2000-2003). He has worked at the National Institute of Public Administration, National Personnel Authority since 2005.
  • HOSAKA Naoko, Planning and monitoring staff, UNICEF, Madagascar
    Graduating from Department of English Language and Studies, School of Foreign Studies, Sophia University in 1996, she studied at Paris Institute of Political Studies (2002-2004) and acquired a Master of Development Studies. After that she served as an equipment procurement staff at the Japan International Cooperation System (1996-2002). Following that, she was in charge of evaluation monitoring as Junior Professional Officer (JPO) at UNICEF Tajikistan (2005-2007) and was in charge of planning evaluation monitoring at UNICEF Somalia (2007-2009). She has served as planning and monitoring staff at UNICEF, Madagascar since August 2009.
  • TSURUGA Kazuto, Specially Appointed Associate Professor, Global Collaboration Center, Osaka University
    After completing the Graduate School Division of Public Administration, International Christian University in 2002, K. Tsuruga served as program officer at the United Nations Development Programme, Afghanistan (2002-2006). Following that, he served as consultant for Cambodia at the Representative Office in Bangkok, Japan Bank For International Cooperation in 2007. After that he was in charge of employment support as program manager at the Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center, Hiroshima University (2007-2008), and served as first secretary at the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations (2008-2010).  He has worked as Specially Appointed Associate Professor, GLOCOL since August 2010

For more information and to make application, contact: Global Collaboration Center, Osaka University fieldo_jimu@glocol.osaka-u.ac.jp

Date: 2011-2-18 (Fri) 1:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
URL: http://www.glocol.osaka-u.ac.jp/research/110218.html

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