UNESCO Reviews

Updated 16 Jun 2020

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3.6
90%
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UNESCO Directrice générale Irina Bokova
Irina Bokova
33 Ratings
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  1. "Great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at UNESCO full-time

    Pros

    Very good work environment !!

    Cons

    difficult to find information about

  2. "A cultural experience"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Brussels
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UNESCO full-time

    Pros

    wide array of programmes to work on

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy slows down the work

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  3. "A place for continuous education"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Education Officer in Nazrēt
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at UNESCO full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Possibility of self-improvement and capacity building

    Cons

    Small room to grow-up the scale

  4. "Good"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Public Relations in Baghdad
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UNESCO full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good great lovely nice amazing

    Cons

    i dont have any comments

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  5. "Great experience"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Internship in Paris
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UNESCO full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Best internship ever I had in my career

    Cons

    Unpaid internship which I found very difficult.

  6. "unesco"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Project Associate 

    I have been working at UNESCO full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    international environment, interesting projects, great location

    Cons

    bureaucracy, long processes, out of scope

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    "Architecture, Building Maintenance, building Restoration, Research"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Architectural Designer in Tehran, Tehran

    I worked at UNESCO full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Friendly Environment, A major related to my education and interest

    Cons

    Not paying regularly, being dependent to limited institutions

  8. "Review"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Chief in Paris
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at UNESCO full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very few. Pay fairly decent.

    Cons

    Archaic, irrelevant, basks in the shade of the UN. Cronyism and sense of entitlement including from arrogant administrative/support personnel.

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  9. "Great mandate and benefits, positive but at times frustrating"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Programmer Officer in Paris
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UNESCO full-time

    Pros

    Great salary and benefits, good work life balance, security

    Cons

    Frustratingly poor management by senior staff and micromanagement by governing bodies.

  10. "Intern at UNESCO"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Trainee 

    I have been working at UNESCO full-time

    Pros

    Great organization and good network

    Cons

    They don't pay interns and trainees

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