Global Careers for Persons with Disabilities

Global Careers for Persons with Disabilities – Online Event – 03.12.20

Bringing international public sector organisations and Persons with Disabilities together during the International Day of Persons with Disability

Following the great success of the first Global Careers for Persons with Disabilities event in October, Global Careers is teaming up once again with major international organisations to host their flagship recruitment event while celebrating the International Day of Persons with Disability on 3rd December 2020.

You can join this exciting online event from the comfort of your home or office. Just use your web browser and internet connection and you can engage with international employers – enabling you to explore a wealth of careers opportunities.

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Confirmed organisations:







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Are you a person with disability looking for your next career move? This event is for you!

Essential Criteria to access the event:

  • Do you have more than 3 years of work experience (Excluding internships)?
  • Do you hold a Bachelors’ Degree as a minimum?
  • Do you have language skills? (Most organisations typically require at least 2 languages including English)
  • Are you motivated to work for an International Public Sector organisation or are considering returning to the sector?

A full list of participating organisations will be available shortly.

Why register for this event?

You’ll receive early access to exclusive employer information and opportunities.

Choose which employers you want to interact with and then engage in one-on-one text-based conversations directly with a recruiter at those organisations, without leaving your office or home.

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UNHCRUNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, takes the lead in protecting people forced to flee wars and persecution around the world, providing life-saving aid including shelter, food and water to ensure their basic safety, rights and dignity. With 16,803 women and men working in over 134 countries, we use our expertise to protect and care for 70.8 million worldwide.





Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organisation in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.

With 173 member states, a further 8 states holding observer status and offices in over 100 countries, IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all.




UNDP works in about 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.




The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. We work with partners to integrate qualified, highly motivated and well supported UN Volunteers into development programming and promote the value and global recognition of volunteerism. UNV is administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and reports to the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board.




IFC—a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in developing countries. The Bank Group has set two goals for the world to achieve by 2030: end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity in every country.




The Inter-American Development Bank works to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through financial and technical support for countries working to reduce poverty and inequality, we help improve health and education, and advance infrastructure. Our aim is to achieve development in a sustainable, climate-friendly way. With a history dating back to 1959, today we are the leading source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean. We provide loans, grants, and technical assistance; and we conduct extensive research. We maintain a strong commitment to achieving measurable results and the highest standards of integrity, transparency, and accountability.


EPSO’s role is to serve the EU institutions by providing high quality, efficient and effective selection procedures that enable them to recruit the right person, for the right job, at the right time.

EPSO is an interinstitutional office responsible for selecting staff to work for all institutions and agencies of the European Union including the European Parliament, the Council, the European Commission, the Court of Justice, the Court of Auditors, the European External Action Service, the Economic and Social Committee, the Committee of the Regions, the European Data Protection Supervisor and the European Ombudsman. Each institution recruits staff from among the pool of successful candidates provided by EPSO.


Please note that all times mentioned are London Time (GMT)


10:45  – 11:15  – Dervil O’Reilly – Systemic Psychotherapist, Supervisor, Consultant, and Lecturer

What do you want people to know about you that is not on your resume?

Dervil works as a Systemic Psychotherapist, Supervisor, Consultant, and Lecturer, she is a faculty member of the Clanwilliam Institute and a consultant to a number of organisations including An Garda Síochána, Medtronic, NUIG, Connacht Rugby, and Boston Scientific.

Dervil will discuss the psychological drivers affecting applicants – what motivates them, what holds them back, and how they can unleash their potential.





Click HERE to receive the invitation to Dervil O’Reilly’s webinar


16:00 – 16:30  Roberto Amorosino – Career Coach

Tips and tricks for application to stand out

Roberto Amorosino is a Career Coach supporting senior and young professionals to make informed, strategic decisions about their career path, job search, and professional development. He previously served the World Bank Group (1994-2019) as Senior HR Specialist – based in Washington DC, Paris, and Rome – with main expertise in external recruitment, diversity, and outreach. Earlier, he worked for Italian-based search firms. Roberto holds a Law Degree (Masters’ equivalent) from Università’ La Sapienza, Roma.

Roberto will share some great insights on Career Development Planning: some tips and tricks for your personalized strategy to achieve short and long-term career goals. To help you maximize your strengths, visibility, and opportunities.





Click HERE to receive the invitation to Roberto Amorosino’s webinar


16:45 – 17:45  Practical initiatives to support PwDs job-hunting

3 presenters:

  1. Elio Borgonovi – Professor – Bocconi University

Despite having a sight disability, Elio was the founder of CERGAS (the Centre for Research on Health and Social Care Management) in 1978 and is today its President, as well as a Full Professor of Economics and Management of Public Administration, Bocconi University Milan. Elio is rector’s Delegate for students with a disability, coordinator of delegates of 13 Lombardy Region’s University, member of the Italian Conference of university delegates, member of the research group established by Italian university quality evaluation agency (ANVUR) to collect data and information about services for students with disabilities.

Elio Borgonovi is the living proof that people are defined by their abilities, not their disabilities. Elio will deliver a fascinating presentation focusing on the educational opportunities available, drawing on his own experience

2. Francesco Miniati – TutorialMe Managing Disability Project Manager 

3. Massimo Mattia – Global Business Services – IBM Italy

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As places are limited please do not book yourself to more than 3 webinars to ensure every participant has a chance to join one of the webinars. We will keep you updated during the event if there are available spots for webinars you want to join.

👉🏻 09:15 – 09:45 – EPSO Projects and Services to support Disability Inclusion
Silvija Akif
 – Psychologist – Adviser

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👉🏻 11:30 – 12:00 – Careers with UNHCR – disability inclusion
Zen Patel –
Human Ressource Officer

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👉🏻 12:15 – 12:45 – Dis-ABILITY inclusive volunteering for peace and development
Rebecca Daniel – 
Talent Programme Analyst – UNV

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👉🏻 13:00 – 13:30 – Join a Life-Changing Mission – Career Opportunities with UNDP
Lykke Andersen – Head of Talent Acquisition and People Programmes

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👉🏻 13:45 – 14:15 Careers with Impact @ IFC (WORLD BANK GROUP)
Rudy Perecin Mareno
– Talent Attraction Officer IFC

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👉🏻 14:30 – 15:00 An international career supporting migrants. Join IOM.
Xavier Orellana – 
Diversity and Inclusion Officer

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👉🏻 15:15 – 15:45 Discover IDB
Ria Maria Jordan – 
Diversity & Inclusion Advisor

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