Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

UN recruiting drive begins soon

POHNPEI, Palikir (FSM Information Service): August 2000 - The annual recruitment drive of the United Nations Secretariat is seeking qualified candidates from the FSM to take the competitive examination to be held in Palikir, Pohnpei, between February 5 and 9, 2001, according to a press release from the United Nations.

To qualify a candidate must be an FSM citizen and be no older than 32 years of on December 31, 2001.

The candidate must have at least a bachelors degree in one of the following fields or related areas: Administration, demography, economics, electronic data processing, finance, legal affairs, library, political affairs, social affairs, or statistics.

The candidate must also be fluent in English or French. Knowledge of Arabic, Chinese, Russian, or Spanish will be an advantage.

To receive full consideration, applications should be received by September 22, 2000, by the Examinations and Tests Section at the United Nations In New York.

Detailed information can be obtained by contacting Jane Chigiyal, Department of Foreign Affairs, P.O. Box PS 123, Palikir, Pohnpei FM 96941 at telephone number (691) 320-2613/2641; facsimile (691) 320-2933; or e-mail

Or candidates may contact 2001 NCRE, Room S-2575E, Examinations and Tests Section, Office of Human Resources Management, United Nations, New York, NY 100717 or facsimile (1) (212) 963-3683 or e-mail

Or candidates may contact the Permanent Mission of the FSM to the UN, 820 Second Avenue, Suite 17A, New York, NY 10017 or call telephone number (1) (212) 697-8370 or e-mail

For further information on this release, please contact:

FSM Office of the President
Public Information: Press, Radio, Video
P.O Box 34
Palikir Station, Pohnpei, FM 96941
Tel.: (691) 320-2548/2092
Fax.: (691) 320-4356