International Financial Law Prof Blog

Editor: William Byrnes
Texas A&M University
School of Law

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Head of Capacity Development Unit / Senior Economic Affairs Officer (P5 level) – applications welcome through 18 October 2020

On behalf of Ms. Caroline Lombardo, We have a job opening for Senior Economic Affairs Officer in the Financing for Sustainable Development Office (FSDO) of UNDESA.

The Senior Economic Affairs Officer will serve as head of FSDO's Capacity Development Unit in the International Tax and Development Cooperaiton Branch. 

The Branch carries out DESA's capacity development programme on tax and other financing for development matters and serves as Secretariat to both the United Nations Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters and the Development Cooperation Forum. More information can be found at:

Among other duties, the Senior Economic Affairs Officer will lead the development, and support implementation, of a coherent strategy for capacity development programmes and activities, both in-person and virtual, at national, regional and global levels in the area of Financing for Sustainable Development, including to support an integrated approach to policy and capacity development work in the area of international tax cooperation.

A copy of the Job Opening is attached. The link to apply is here. Please note that the deadline to apply for this position is 18 October 2020.

I would be most grateful if you could circulate the job opening widely within your networks. 

Thank you very much for your cooperation and best regards,

Caroline Lombardo | Chief
International Tax and Development Cooperation Branch

Financing for Sustainable Development Office
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs | Room DC2-1758

Email: | Tel: +1 917 367 9212


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