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Unlock your Career at the United Nations

We invite you to join an exciting virtual panel discussion featuring IE alumni and current students with diverse careers at the UN.

AIMED AT Master Degrees
DATE 24th March 2021
TIME 17:00 - 18:30 (GMT +01:00)
LANGUAGE English
EVENT FORMAT Global events
Unlock your Career at the United Nations

Have you ever wondered what it is like to work at the United Nations? And how an IE degree can help boost your international career?  

We invite you to join an exciting virtual panel discussion featuring IE alumni and current students with diverse careers at the United Nations, the UN Specialized Agencies and Funds, moderated by Borja Santos, Executive Director of the IE School of Global and Public Affairs.  

Do not miss this opportunity to hear directly from Hala, Jacqueline, Rowan and Mazin and ask your questions! Come learn from their global experiences and insights into working for the largest multilateral organization in the world. 

Tune in for this great discussion and find out where IE University can take your career! 

Our speakers

Professor of Practice of International Development and Public Policy

Borja is an expert in public policy and international development. He works currently as the Executive Director at IE School of Public and Global Affairs and adjunct professor of International Development, Social Entrepreneurship, Project Management and Social Entrepreneurship.

Emergency Officer

Jacqueline Williams is an Emergency Officer in UNICEF’s Division of Emergency Programmes at UNICEF HQ. For the last several years she has been managing UNICEF’s 24/7 Emergency Operations Centre there. Jackie has also worked on a number of surge assignments outside of UNICEF. Jackie graduated with a Bachelors in International Relations from The Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. in 2013, and with a Master’s in IR from IE’s MIR programme in 2017.

Programme Specialist at UN Environment’s Resources and Markets Branch

Rowan Palmer is a Programme Specialist at UN Environment’s Resources and Markets Branch in Geneva. He works primarily on sustainable infrastructure in the context of inclusive green economy transitions and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Rowan holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Development and Environment Studies from McGill University in Montreal and a Master’s degree in International Relations from IE University in Madrid.

 

Foreign Service Diplomatic Officer

Mazin AlMouallimi is a former Associate Political Affairs Officer with the United Nations Security Council in New York. He is currently working as a Foreign Service Diplomatic Officer for Saudi Arabia in New York. Mazin is a 2011 graduate of IE University's Master in International Relations program. 

Student of Master in International Development

Hala Abu-Dayyeh is an enthusiastic young woman with management experience in implementing UNHCR projects in the world’s biggest Syrian refugee camp (Zaatari Camp) in the Middle East, Jordan. Passionate about projects and initiatives related to creative and efficient community-based solutions and sustainable community empowerment in the face of global complexity and uncertainty. Hala is currently studying IE's Master in International Development.