E7-S6 The definitive guide to a UN Career with Andrew Russell

Summary & Key Takeways

Andrew Russell has over three decades working at the UN in conflict-affected and transitional societies on peacebuilding, civil society development, crisis prevention, policy reform and strategic organizational change management.

This is a very special edition of the podcast as many of the questions were audience-generated in the PCDN Social Change Career Helping Line.

In Episode 7 of Season 6, we discussed many practical and ethical questions which Andrew patiently and wisely answered delivering a definitive guide to working for the UN. With topics that ranged from surviving bureaucracy; to opportunities and limitations for activism within the UN system; as well as difference between field and headquarters basd careers, as well as many other key topics.

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