UN Lesa Jerusalem About Us

UNLESA Jerusalem

The Professional Development Network

We support spouses/partners of international UN staff members to successfully transition into this duty station, share employment opportunities and support members' skills development. 


Members of UNLESA Jerusalem meet every first Thursday of the month, network amongst agencies in Jerusalem/oPT and participate in various social activities.

We also invite spoues/partners of diplomatic missions and bi- or multi-lateral agencies to join us as Associative Members. 



Note from the UNLESA BOARD, December 2019

Dear UNLESA members,


Thank you very much for your participation in the elections this month, with particular thanks to Nicola Baldwin for performing the role of Election Officer so adeptly. We are very pleased to have been elected to be the board of UNLESA Jerusalem.


Based on election results, the following Board Composition is announced: 


Chair: Jonathan Condo

Co-chair: Nota Sarafoudi

Secretary: Maria Vardis-Kubo

Treasurer: Nicole Henze


We look forward to getting started right away on setting an agenda based on priorities discussed in the working groups. We look forward to your continued support.


Our next meeting will be 22 January at 10 am at the UNDP office (guest speaker to be confirmed). More details will follow so please mark your calendars.


Until then we wish you all a very happy and healthy holiday season.


See you in 2020!





UNLESA Meeting, Thursday 5 March 2020

Join us for our monthly meeting from 10:00 - 12:00 on Thursday 5 March t the UNDP office in Sheikh Jarrah. Everyone is welcome! 

Guest Speaker: To be confirmed


If you are an accompanying spouse/partner of an international UN staff member in Jerusalem/oPt you can participate in LESA Jerusalem and its activities. Contact us for further information or attend our next meeting!

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