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Determines

  • Methodologies by which the principles for determining conditions of service should be applied
  • Job classification standards
  • Mobility and Hardship allowances
  • Post adjustment classifications
  • Daily Subsistence Allowance rates
  • Danger Pay

Recommends to the General Assembly

  • Broad principles to determine conditions of service
  • Scales of salaries for professional staff
  • Staff assessment
  • Education grant, home leave, repatriation grant, termination indemnities, dependency allowances & language incentive for Professional and above staff

Recommends to the Organizations

  • General Service salary scales at headquarters
  • Human resources policies
  • Gender balance/Work-life issues
  • Contractual arrangements
  • Performance Management
  • Standards of conduct
  • Staff training policy

Calendar

Working Group on GS Salary Survey Methodology
21 January 2019 - 30 January 2019
UNHQ, New York

18 March 2019 - 29 March 2019
UNHQ, New York

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The Eighty-seventh Session of the Commission

Bonn, 9-20 July 2018 – The International Civil Service Commission held its eighty-seventh session at the United Nations Volunteers programme in Bonn, Germany from 9-20 July 2018. The Commission considered a status report of... (Read Article)

Posted on 20 July 2018

ICSC Regional Workshop on the United Nations Compensation System

Praia, Cape Verde, 23 to 27 April 2018 – The International Civil Service Commission held a second Regional Workshop for Africa from 23 to 27 April 2018 in Praia, Cape Verde as the 2017 Regional Workshop in Tanzania was over-subscribed.... (Read Article)

Posted on 1 May 2018

The Eighty-sixth Session of the Commission

New York, 19-29 March 2018 – The International Civil Service Commission held its eighty-sixth session at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 19-29 March 2018. The Commission considered a report from the Advisory Committee ... (Read Article)

Posted on 6 April 2018

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