In 2008 a UN Competitive Recruitment Examinations in the occupational field Information Technology, Human Rights, Finance, Programme Evaluation, Political Affairs and Environment was held in Honiara.

The UN Secretariat in New York confirmed that selection process for two of the occupational fields of Human Rights and Information Technology has been completed.

A Solomon Islands national, Lynnold Wini, an Information Technology Graduate from USP and an employee of Solomon Telekom has been successful and is now on the UN roster for possible employment in one of the UN Secretariat around the world.

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs congratulates Mr. Wini and hope his achievement will encourage young Solomon Islanders to seek employment opportunities with the United Nations.

The Ministry wish to assure those applying for the other categories namely Finance, Programme Evaluation, Political Affairs and Environment that marking and processing of applicants is still in progress and will be announced at the appropriate time.

Solomon Islands has yet to fill its UN employment quota.

The Ministry has been promoting UN employment opportunities and it is heartened by Mr. Wini's success and wishes him well on his future international posting.

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