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Letter to the Secretary-General on proposed changes in travel standards | Lettre aux Secrétaire-général sur la modification proposée des conditions de voyage

As we highlighted back in October, management has been working on proposals to reduce our conditions for official travel. At a townhall, you informed us that you had reservations about the proposals. We conveyed this message to management and requested that all proposals be subject to consultation with staff representatives as required by the organization's rules, in order to ensure that all viable options are examined.

However, two weeks ago, the Secretary-General submitted the same proposals to the General Assembly without consulting or informing staff. To this end, the staff unions of the United Nations have sent him a letter expressing their dismay that consultation procedures were not followed and requesting that the proposals be withdrawn and submitted to the Staff-Management Committee (SMC).

You can read the letter here. If you have any comments, please let the Council know.

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Comme nous l'avons souligné en Octobre, l'administration est en train d'élaborer des propositions visant à réduire nos conditions de voyage. Lors d'une réunion avec le personnel, vous nous avez exprimé vos réserves à ce sujet. Nous avons fait passer ce message à l'administration et avons demandé que ces propositions soient soumises à des consultations avec les représentants du personnel, conformément aux règles de l'organisation, afin de s'assurer que toutes les options puissent être examinées.

Cependant, il y'a deux semaines, le Secrétaire général a présenté les mêmes propositions à l'Assemblée générale, sans consulter ni informer le personnel. À cette fin, les syndicats du personnel des Nations unies lui ont adressé une lettre exprimant leur consternation que les procédures de consultation n'ont pas été suivies et demandant que ces propositions soient retirées et soumises au Comité Administration-Personnel (SMC).

Vous pouvez lire la lettre ici. N'hesitez pas à faire partager avec nous vos commentaires à ce sujet.

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Attached documents
Download this file (Proposal for a crèche.ppt)Proposal for a crèche.ppt

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