Took note of the outcome of the Review of the UN Compensation Package submitted by ICSC to the General Assembly.
Thanked the HR Network for its active engagement and collaboration with ICSC in this exercise.
Highlighted the importance of the new Compensation Package as a key enabler for organizations’ effective response to the mandates set out in the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.
Welcomed the recommendations of the Compensation Review that achieve streamlining, simplification, transparency and cost efficiencies.
Emphasized three areas where the proposed package could be further improved, i.e.: service in difficult field duty stations; geographic mobility of UN system staff; and, single parents and modern family concepts.
Decided to submit a draft CEB statement on the outcome of the ICSC Review for the Board’s adoption.
Took note of the recommendation from the vast majority of organizations to implement the new Mandatory Age of Separation for existing staff not before 1 January 2018, and subject to endorsement by the respective Governing Bodies.