Recommendation for Meeting Guidance from UNGSC – Work Smarter not Harder

Dear Colleagues and Friends, We received the below from our UNGSC FSU Committee, with some great tips on working Smarter, in particular in the era of remote work and constant back-to-back zoom or MsTeams Meetings, the advice provided below including the scientific evidence makes good sense! Promotional posters can be used at your discretion. Greetings …

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1979 Staff Unions’ report to the UN’s 5th Committee on Personnel issues!

Hello all, Attached is another “gem” I found unpacking historical archives of the Field Service Staff Union, later to become the FSU. This is a joint Unions/Associations’ report from 1979 prior to the establishment of SMCC in 1980. It’s a bit lengthy, but reading through this, you can’t help but realize how we appear to …

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Report of Pre-SMCC Staff Management Meeting where the establishment of SMCC was discussed.

I have finally opened up old boxes with FSSU/FSU archives that I had shipped from UNTSO HQ to UNLB at the end of my second term as President of FSSU/FSU in 2003, they had been shipped to Mr. Ronald Hall who was the then FSSU President and the first FSSU President to take office in …

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UNAMID UNFSU Committee

The UNAMID UNFSU Committee has printed some of the UNFSU promotional materials. The UNFSU Committee in UNAMID continues to do a great job representing the staff as best as they can As the mission is winding down and closing. UNFSU UNAMID Committee Chairperson Mr. Abdullah Jalloh showcasing some of the UNFSU Promotional materials.

Staff Wellbeing Survey

Click Here For WellBeing_Survey_ResultsV2 Please find attached for your information a presentation highlighting the results of our second iteration of the “CoronaVirus Barometer for Staff Wellbeing”. Some of the key points: Confidence is not very high in missions providing safety and protection against potential Covid-19 exposure.Staff report very high levels of anxiety.Staff who work remotely …

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UN Survey on Racism

Two days ago, you will have received a message inviting you to answer an UN-wide survey on racism.Following the circulation of the survey link many people expressed dismay with the question in which you were asked to identify yourself listing “yellow” among the possible responses as well as” black”, “brown”, “white”, mixed-multiracial and any other. …

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