Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

UN recruiting drive begins soon

POHNPEI, Palikir (FSM Information Service): September 2000 - Attention college graduates. Time is running out.

The FSM Department of Foreign Affairs is issuing a call to college graduates interesting in working in the United Nations Secretariat in New York City.

The United Nations Secretariat is seeking qualified candidates from the FSM to take the annual competitive examination to be held in Palikir, Pohnpei. Applicants must apply by September 22, 2000.

FSM Department of Foreign Affairs foreign service officer Carl Apis said that if more candidates apply, the examination will be held in Palikir, Pohnpei, between February 5 and 9, 2001.

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.

Contact Jane Chigiyal, Department of Foreign Affairs, P.O. Box PS 123, Palikir, Pohnpei FM 96941 or call (691) 320-2613/2641; facsimile (691) 320-2933; or e-mail for more detailed information.

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