Decision on the 12th item on the agenda: Reports of the Programme, Financial and Administrative Committee; Second report: Personnel questions

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I. Statement by the staff representative

II. Human Resources Strategy: Annual report

The Governing Body took note of these parts of the report. (GB.300/12/2, paragraphs 1–21.)

III. Report of the International Civil Service Commission (ICSC)

The Governing Body:

(i) accepted the recommendation of the ICSC, subject to its approval by the UN General Assembly, on the following entitlements:

  • an increase of 1.97 per cent in the base/floor salary scale; and
  • consequential increases in separation payments, for staff in the Professional and higher categories, with effect from 1 January 2008; and

(ii) authorized the Director-General to give effect in the ILO, through amendments to the Staff Regulations (as necessary), to the measures referred to in subparagraph (a), subject to their approval by the General Assembly.

(GB.300/12/2, paragraph 25.)

IV. Other personnel questions

(a) General Service salary survey, Geneva

The Governing Body decided that:

(i) the Director-General be authorized to amend the Staff Regulations to give effect to the revised salary scales upon approval by the ICSC; and

(ii) the Director-General be requested to report back to the Committee on the final outcome of the salary survey, at its 301st Session (March 2008).

(GB.300/12/2, paragraph 32.)

(b) Matters relating to the Administrative Tribunal of the ILO

Recognition of the jurisdiction of the Administrative Tribunal of the ILO by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)

The Governing Body approved the recognition of the Tribunal’s jurisdiction by the PCA, with effect from the date of such approval. (GB.300/12/2, paragraph 35.)

(c) Matters relating to the Administrative Tribunal of the ILO

Recognition of the Tribunal’s jurisdiction by the South Centre

The Governing Body approved the recognition of the Tribunal’s jurisdiction by the South Centre, with effect from the date of such approval. (GB.300/12/2, paragraph 38.)