Washington (CNN) — The Obama administration announced Tuesday that it is expanding the list of people who can apply for jobs with the U.N. health care agency.
It also announced that it has created an additional 50,000 jobs in the next year, which could bring the number of openings in the agency to 1.4 million.
The job openings, which will be filled in the coming weeks, are part of the administration’s effort to attract more qualified Americans to work in the U,N.
and with its agencies.
The agency is the successor to the World Health Organization.
Its new leadership includes the former president of the United Nations, Margaret Chan.