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The Seventy-fifth Session of the Commission

New York from 9 to 20 July 2012

The International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) held its 75th session at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 9 - 20 July 2012. ICSC worked on a range of topics affecting all staff categories throughout the United Nations common system. The Commission, inter alia:

  • Completed its review of the Pensionable Remuneration,
  • Reported the results of the General Service salary survey in Rome,
  • Supported the recommendation from the UNJSPB to raise the Mandatory Age of Separation for new entrants to 65 and,
Regarding Education Grant, with effect as of the school year in progress on 1 January 2013:

  • Recommended adjustments to boarding costs, the maximum education grant level, maximum admissible expenses at some locations and,
  • Made a number of decisions regarding special measures.
In addition, during one of its lunch breaks, the Commission’s secretariat invited staff of the common system to participate in a panel discussion on staff experiences regarding mobility.

Posted on 1 August 2012