Coming Soon – The 2014 Language Proficiency Examination!

Are you interested in sitting the examination in one of the six official UN languages this year? The registration period for the 2014 Language Proficiency Examination (LPE) will open in April. The purpose of the LPE is to test staff members’ written and spoken knowledge in any of the six official languages of the United Nations. Staff members who pass one or more examinations may qualify for language-related incentives. The written part of the 2014 LPE is scheduled to take place as follows:

• Tuesday 9 September 2014 : CHINESE, ENGLISH, RUSSIAN
• Wednesday 10 September 2014 : ARABIC, FRENCH, SPANISH

We encourage interested and eligible candidates to apply.
For more information on the LPE, eligibility requirements, participating Test Sites and registration procedure please see the LPE website.

ESCAP East and North-East Asia Office will serve as the Local Administrator for the Republic of Korea. The relevant contact details can be found on the LPE website.

2014 UN Language Proficiency Examination