Annual General Meeting of the Staff Union

The Annual General Meeting of the Staff Union on will be held virtually, on Thursday, 7 April 2022, at 1:30 pm (Vienna time).

 The provisional agenda for the meeting is as follows:

I.       Adoption of the provisional agenda

II.      Address by the President of the Staff Council

III.     Discussion of the Annual Report of the Staff Council and other issues

IV.     Annual Financial Report

V.     Any other business


United Nations Staff Council at Vienna - Vision Statement




Application for dues-paying member



The UN’s staff selection system should focus on internal talent

By Stefan Brezina, the President of the UNOV/UNODC Staff Union

Staff Selection: a paradigm shift is needed to truly recognize internal talent and to strengthen the profile as “employer of choice”

Joining the United Nations as a staff member is certainly not the easiest task. It requires (endless) patience and resolve, often leads to frustration, confrontation with very personal and disruptive obstacles, or simply inner resignation. Those who do manage to get a contract in hand may rejoice at first, but may run into other frustrating experiences down the road.

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Staff Member's Guide to Resolving Disputes

Assistance with Tenancy Issues



Results of the Referendum on the New Statutes

On 17 November 2021, the Staff Council formally requested the Polling Officers to conduct a referendum on the question that the Staff Union adopt the statutes and rules presented during a townhall of the Staff Union on 10 November 2021.

The Polling Officers conducted the referendum from 20 to 26 January 2022.

As 31.2% of the membership of the Staff Union submitted a ballot, the 25% participation threshold in order for the referendum to come to decision has been met. 487 received ballots were cast for ‘Yes’ on the question comprising the majority of the 497 ballots cast.

The membership of the Staff Union has thus decided to adopt the new statutes and rules which have come into effect on 1 February 2022. 


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G to P abolishment: Statement of the members of the SMC Working Group on GS Career Prospects to the Fifth Committee

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UN Dispute Tribunal's decision in favour of staff overturned by UN Appeals Tribunal

ICSC approves increased and new allowances






93rd Session of the ICSC - New York, 21 March - 1 April 2022

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