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Second meeting of the Staff-Management Committee

The second meeting of the Staff-Management Committee will take place in Mexico City, Mexico, from 12 to 20 June 2013. Key issues include Staff-Management relations, Administration of Justice, mobility, etc. Please find below the files as received from the SMC Secretariat.

 

Attached documents
Download this file (SMC II.zip)SMC II.zip

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New policy on renewal of fixed-term appointments

We would like to draw your attention to a new administrative instruction on fixed term appointments, which has just been promulgated as a result of staff-management negotiations. 

 

Attached documents
Download this file (STAI20131E.pdf)STAI20131E.pdf
Download this file (STAI20131F.pdf)STAI20131F.pdf

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New standards of conduct for staff

We would like to share with you the newly adopted Standards of Conduct for the international civil service. These are applicable to all staff of the United Nations and the specialized agencies.

These standards were developed over the last two years by a working group, of which Mr. Jamshid Gaziyev of the UNOG Staff Coordinating Council, was a member.

General Assembly resolutions affecting staff

 

We would like to share with you recent resolutions just adopted by the 5th Committee of the General Assembly, which impact us all. Key issues for staff are the following:

  • on mobility (HR resolution, Paragraphs 50 to 59), Member States take note of the mobility proposal (developed through several townhalls with you last year), and acknowledge that its implementation is subject to further decisions, refinement and approval by the General Assembly. Member States have reservations about priority for internal candidates and at the request of one member, the resolution also asks for an alternative policy.

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The 31st Council unanimously agreed to adopt its work programme

During its second meeting on 18 March 2013, the Staff Council unanimously adopted the following work programme:

 

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Invitation to the Inter-Agency Games 2013

Dear Colleagues,  

As announced previously in iseek in January and in UN special in February, the United Nations Staff Sports Commission in Geneva (CSPNU) has the honor to invite you to participate in the 40th Inter-Agency Games 2013 (IAG 2013) which will be held in Marina d'Or, Castellon, Spain from 24 to 28 April 2013.

The Official website for the IAG 2013 is: http://www.interagencygames.org/iag2013/

Click here to download the official invitation letter.

Click here to download the registration form.

 

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