Invitation to the Inter-agency games 2014

The United Nations Staff Sports Commission in Geneva (CSPNU) has the honor to invite you to participate in the 41st Inter-Agency Games 2014 (IAG 2014) which will be held in at Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island, New York from 23 to 27 April 2014.

The Official website for the IAG 2014 is:

If you wish to participate, please find attached the registration form.

Inter-Agency games 2014

IAG 2014

Collection for the Philippines | Collecte pour les Philippines

As you will all recall, on 8 November the Philippines were hit by the terrible tragedy of Typhoon Haiyan, the severest natural calamity to date.



Remarks from Staff Council at UNOG memorial ceremony for staff killed in Kabul, Geneva, 20 January, 11 a.m.

Dear Colleagues,

Thank you for coming.

Today we come together to mourn UN staff and all victims of the terrible and horrific attack that took place in Kabul on Friday.

Just like us, our colleagues Basra, Nasrin, Khanjar and Vadim were members of the UN family.



Results of the survey on service providers in the Palais

You may find attached the results of the survey taken during December 2013 on the service providers within the Palais des Nations.

Vous trouverez ci-joint les résultats de l'enquête menée au cours de Décembre 2013 sur les fournisseurs de services au sein du Palais des Nations.

Attached documents
Download this file (Service Providers Summary.pdf)Service Providers Summary.pdf


Human Rights Day and wage cuts

Dear Colleagues,

Last month we informed you about the difficult negotiations currently taking place at the General Assembly on our terms and conditions. The latest news is even more worrying:

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