WIPO Young Experts Program 2024 for Young Leaders in Intellectual Property

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WIPO Young Experts Program 2024 for Young Leaders in Intellectual Property. Apply below.

When is Application Deadline:

22nd September 2023 10:59:00 PM

Tell Me About WIPO Young Experts Program:

Our next Young Experts cohort will join WIPO early 2024 and there will be 11 new assignments. Applications for the 2024 edition of the Young Expert Program are now open. If you are interested in being part of the next YEP cohort, please apply by the 22nd of September 2023.

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WIPO are investing in young, talented persons from diverse backgrounds, giving them the exposure needed to understand IP at both a technical and strategic level, as well as nurture them in leadership and administrative skills. In this way, we are not only providing a pathway to an enriching career, but also allowing them to contribute to the future economic growth of their countries and regions.

 Organizational Context

The selected Young Experts will be allocated to assignments in accordance with organizational needs and priorities and based on the profile and expressed interest of the candidates.

c)     Reporting Lines

The Young Expert will be assigned a direct supervisor and be under the general guidance of the relevant Sector Lead.

d)    Work Relations

The Young Expert will work with colleagues in Divisions and Departments across the whole of WIPO, as well as external partners.



Who can Apply for WIPO Young Experts Program?

To be eligible to apply candidates must be 35 years old or younger at the time of application.

  •  Candidates must be available to participate in the two-year program 2024-2025 and explicitly confirm this in their application.
  •  Candidates can apply for a maximum of three assignments for the YEP 2024/2025 cohort. Candidates must meet all the essential requirements indicated in the vacancy announcement.

Education {Essential)

First-level university degree.  ,

Experience {Essential)

At least 2 years of relevant experience.

Experience (Desirable)

Experience in the area of Intellectual Property. Experience in project management.

Language (Essential)

Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English.

Language (Desirable)

Knowledge of any other United Nations official languages.

Job Related Competencies (Essential)

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural environment.

Excellent organizational skills.

Excellent research, analytical skills and drafting.

Which Countries are Eligible?


Where will Award be Taken?

Various WIPO Offices around the world

How Many Awards?

Not specified

What is the Benefit of WIPO Young Experts Program?

WIPO’s Young Experts Program aims at forging the next generation of intellectual property leaders. The two-year program hosted at WIPO is designed to expose young people with high potential, particularly from developing and least developed countries, as well as countries in transition, to the technical and policy aspects of IP.  YEP selectees will enjoy a wide-ranging and cohesive WIPO working experience, focused on on-the-job learning and exposure to different sectors, focus areas and colleagues. The YEP will also include regular networking opportunities with top and senior leadership at WIPO.

How Long will Award Last?

2 years

How to Apply:


Visit Award Webpage for Details


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