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The 2016 Career Development Roundtable has been made possible by the very generous financial support of the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and by contributions from Terra Firma Associates, Devex and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

 The Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Foreign and security policy aims to  strengthen  Finland’s international position, to secure Finland’s independence and regional integrity as well as to improve the security and welfare of people in Finland. Taking note of global inter-dependencies, Finland promotes international stability, peace, democracy, human rights, the rule of law and equality.




United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)  The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives. UNFPA is on the ground improving lives in about 150 countries that are home to 80 percent of the world’s population. In these countries, the Fund is a catalyst for progress. Working with governments and through partnerships with other UN agencies, civil society and the private sector, we make a real difference in the lives of millions of people, especially those most vulnerable.



Terra Firma Associates Terra Firma is a global recruitment communications agency specialized in the International Public Sector with clients on all continents. We plan and deliver print, online and social media recruitment communications campaigns, and a range of web development and HR recruitment strategic services including Employer Brand consulting. We have recently rolled out an online virtual careers events service, a freemium job board as well as an executive search service. With an experienced international team capable of working in English, French and Spanish and executing campaigns in any language, tested processes and extensive experience in managing complex requirements, we deliver innovative and cost-saving solutions to maximize the impact of your recruitment budget.



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Devex  is the media platform for the global development community. We connect and inform 790,000+ development, health, humanitarian, and sustainability professionals through news, recruiting, business intelligence, funding, and career opportunities so you can do more good for more people.



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Contact Forum is the largest interdisciplinary one-day recruiting fair aimed at academic students and graduates in Finland. The purpose of this event is to offer an opportunity for student to meet companies and associations, create contacts and get a job. Furthermore, the attending companies and associations have an opportunity to introduce themselves to the students. In December Contact Forum takes place in Messukeskus on Wednesday 7 December from 10am to 6pm.