World Trade Organization (WTO) Young Professional Program

Announcement Job/Internship in Business and Law
  • Post Date : April 2, 2021
  • Apply Before : April 29, 2021
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 1 Year
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Opportunity ID 120005
  • Application Fee Required No
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Opportunity Description

World Trade organization is accepting applications for the Young Professional program (WTO YPP) from qualified young professionals from developing & least-developed WTO member countries. The YPP is offered to enhance youth knowledge of WTO and International trade issues. If you are from under-represented countries and looking for a chance to be employed by the World Trade Organization, you can apply to this amazing program. 

Details of WTO Young professional program:

Duration: one year

Possibility of Extension: No

Application open: April 1, 2021

Deadline: April: 29, 2021

Salary: CHF 3500

Program duration: January 1, 2022


Selected applicants will receive:

  • a monthly salary of CHF 3,500.
  • Medical Cover
  • Travel Cost

Area of work:

  • Accessions
  • Council and Trade Negotiations
  • Government Procurement
  • Dispute Settlement
  • Economic Research and Statistics
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Market Access (tariffs and non-tariff barriers)
  • Sanitary and Phytosanitary measures
  • Trade and Development
  • Trade and Environment
  • Media and External Relations
  • Trade Facilitation
  • Trade and Gender
  • Technical Barriers to Trade
  • Trade-in Services and Investment
  • Trade Policy Analysis
  • Agriculture
  • Trade-Related Technical Assistance.
  • Trade Remedies (anti-dumping and countervailing duties)

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Who can apply to WTO YPP?

To be eligible, the applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • be a national of a country that is a member of the World Trade Organization. 
  • Obtained advanced university degree in the following fields:
    • Economics
    • Law
    • other international trade-related subjects related to WTO work.
    • Have at least 2 years of related work experience
    • Be interested in international trade and committed to WTO-related work.
    • Have fluency in the English language. Having a good knowledge of French, or Spanish would be counted as an advantage.
    • Not be older than 32 years of age.

Skills and competencies: 

  • have general knowledge of the World Trade organization
  • possess drafting skills in Egnlish.
  • Be able to work independently and in a team
  • Interested in International traded

How to apply?

Applicants should apply online through the e-recruitment system of WTO linked below.

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For more details, you can visit the World Trade Organization website

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