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Promoting and maintaining exemplary service to the United Nations common system


Our functions


  • 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
ICSC Calendar

4 March 2024 to
15 March 2024

New York

Annual review of hardship duty stations according to conditions of life and work

14 November 2023 to
17 November 2023

New York

Working Group on Standards of Conduct

30 October 2023 to
3 November 2023

New York

Cost-of-Living Survey Schedules
Place-to-place (PDF)
Housing (PDF)

Multiple Locations