Crime Meeting Memo

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To: Wynne Ferdinand, Head of Department
From: Shirley Baez
Subject: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Meeting
Date: April 7, 2016
The United States government funds many United Nations organizations. By now, as the new head of our department, you've attended several meetings where you got to meet with the head of each department and other important members. Your next meeting is with the United Nations office on Drugs and Crime. This memo covers the following information on this organization: what it does, how it’s run and what our future funding options are. You will be meeting with the Executive Director of the UNODC who also happens to be the Director-General of the United Nations Office in Vienna to discuss
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In order to be hired to work for the UN or specifically for the UNODC, the employee must first, fill out an application on the UN careers site for the job of their choice. Upon submission, the application is evaluated in terms of experience, education and skills. Only if it is determined that the candidate met most or all of the requirements will they be contacted to undergo an assessment. These assessments may be a knowledge-based test or another type of simulation exercise. Based on the results of the test, candidates will then participate in a competency-based interview. Lastly, should the candidate be a fit for the position after all the assessments, a decision will be made by the head of the department.

Current Membership
The Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) and Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) are commissions of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and Governing Bodies of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Their decisions provide guidance to the Member States and the UNODC. The task at hand for both Commissions is how to improve the governance structure and financial situation of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
In reference to members, the fact sheet on elections and membership on the UNODC site states the following on the Commission on Narcotic Drugs and the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal
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