IMPORTANT UPDATE ON STAFF MANAGEMENT RELATIONS

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Please find attached a Broadcast on current Staff Management Relations, and a video link summarizing the activities undertaken by the executive during the period under review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvTr9HX_W7g For the remaining few staff members who have not done so yet, we encourage you to please click this link and become due paying …

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Statement on Item 8 on the 97th session of the ICSC (Payment of Amount in lieu of Settling-in Grant at category D and E duty stations that are not designated as Non-Family)

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Statement on Item 8 for the 97th session of the ICSC Payment of Amount in lieu of Settling-in Grant at category D and E duty stations that are not designated as Non-Family. CLICK HERE TO SEE STATEMENT. Greetings from New York and hope everything is under control in your various Missions. …

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Staff Management Committee XI report – Approved by the Secretary-General

Dear Colleagues & Friends,   I’ve attached the report of the recently held Staff Management Committee meeting in Brindisi in April this year.   Also attached is a note from the Chef de Cabinet outlining the Secretary-General’s decisions related to disagreements between staff and management.   The Unions are concerned with some of the outcomes …

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Sincere gratitude for your generous donations to provide support for the victims of the multiple earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria

Dear Colleagues and friends,   You may recall our call for voluntary donations following the devastating multiple earthquakes that affected many people in Türkiye and Syria.   We are pleased to inform you that following your very generous contributions, we were able to donate an amount of USD $40.000.- (Forty Thousand US Dollars)   This …

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Recording of our participation in a panel discussion during the International Anti Corruption Conference in 2022

Last year the UNFSU and our Federation UNISERV participated in a panel discussion during the International Anti Corruption Conference in Washington DC.   This session took place during the 20th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) held in Washington, D.C. from 6-10 December 2022.   More info: https://iaccseries.org/   Coordinated by: Transparency International, Government Accountability Project and …

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Attempted changes to the statute of the UN Tribunals, UN Staff Unions Objected firmly.

A recent excellent blog post by Ms Nadine Kaddoura highlights an attempt at making unilateral changes to the UN’s Dispute Tribunal.   And so unknown to the staff, the Secretary-General has discreetly proposed to the General Assembly to amend the UNDT Statute of the UN Dispute Tribunal in his report A/77/156 on the administration of justice. …

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Letter to the Secretary-General concerning parental leave policy proposal for the UN Secretariat.

Dear Colleagues,   You may recall that we had shared with you the outcome of the recently concluded General Assembly, in which the UN 5th committee, after long and difficult deliberations, had concluded its debate around the budget and the UN common system at the eleventh hour.   We have shared with you the positive …

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