At the videoconference the following items were discussed: Common Treasury Services, After Service Health Insurance, Safety and Security Costs, Financial Statistics, IPSAS Task Force.
Documents tagged with Video Conference (Various duty stations)
Briefing by the Office of the Controller of the United Nations on preparation for the upcoming meeting of the FAFA Working Group; IPSAS: issues from the Task Force; Progress of work on Harmonization of Financial Regulations and Rules; Cost recovery policies; and Coordination and distribution of work between the UNDG Management Group and the FB Network on financial management issues.
Follow-up to IPSAS Task Force; Lump Sum for Security Evaluation Allowance; Cost Sharing Arrangements for Jointly Financed Activities 2010-2011; Initial Observations of the Survey on Common Treasury Services; and FB-related Projects included in the HLCM Plan of Action for Harmonization of Business Practices.
Update on the HLCM Plan of Action for the Harmonization of Business Practices including WG on Common Treasury Services; the UN System-wide Financial Statistics Database and Reporting System project; the UNDG-HLCM WG on Cost Recovery Policy; status of the joint FBHR Network WG on Long Term Care; the joint FBHR network WG on Appendix D; WG on Staff Safety and Security; WG on Harmonized Financial Regulations and Rules; follow-up to the IPSAS Task Force meeting (Rome, Dec-2009) and IPSAS implementation progress; and organization of future FB Network meetings.
External Review Report and Recommendations of the CEB System-wide IPSAS Process and Project.
Update on the HLCM Plan of Action for the Harmonization of Business Practices including WG on Common Treasury Services; and the UN System-wide Financial Statistics Database and Reporting System project; JIU, ICSC and CEB Secretariat 2012-2013 budget proposals; DSS JFA Programme Budget proposal for 2012 - 2013; and Action points from the Task Force on Accounting Standards; WG on Safety and Security Costs.
Review and approval of the proposed plan of work for the FB Network for 2011 including Feasibility Study Project for Common Treasury Services, UN System-wide Financial Statistics Database and Reporting System project, UN system-wide implementation of IPSAS, Budgeting and IPSAS, Working Group on Safety and Security Costs, and Working Group on Financial Reporting; and Draft agenda FB Network face-to-face meeting, Turin, 21-22 September.
The New Master Standard; Broad-banding.
Contractual Arrangements; ICSC Working Group on the Mobility and Hardship Scheme: Dates and Membership; Composition of other Working Groups on: Entitlements for Non-Family Duty Stations; General Service Classification; General Service Salary Survey Cost Sharing; Briefing on the Outcome of HLCM.
Administrative Guidelines for an Influenza Pandemic Situation; Establishment of Working Groups on (a) Appendix D; (b) Long-term care; Update on UN Management Reform; Preparations for July sessions of HR Network and ICSC; Briefing on recent meeting on staff management relations survey; Follow-up to 10 March private session.
Working Groups: Education Grant Methodology; Conditions of Service at non-family duty stations; Leave Entitlements; Local Salary Cost Sharing Methodology; Special Session on Gender; Staffing of CEB Secretariat; Outcome of the HLCM. Working Groups: Education Grant Methodology; Conditions of Service at non-family duty stations; Leave Entitlements; Local Salary Cost Sharing Methodology; Special Session on Gender; Staffing of CEB Secretariat;Outcome of the HLCM.
UN Cares Implementation Plan Supplement: 1.1 Presentation of UN Cares Implementation Plan Supplement ; 1.2 Discussion of UN Cares Implementation Plan Supplement; 1.3 Final Conclusions and Action Items; HR Network Participation in the ICSC Working Group on Grade Equivalency.
Working Group on the Review of the methodologies for GS Salary Surveys at Headquarters and Field duty stations; Declining Professional Staff Salaries in Europe; Jointly-funded Salary Survey Activities for the General Service Category for the Biennium 2008-2009; Mission report to the UN Viet Nam Communications Team; Mandatory Age of Retirement.
Briefing on HLCM 14th Session, 20-21 September 2007; Update on 3 HR Network Programmes: UN Cares; Dual Career and Staff Mobility; Senior Management Network (SMN)/Senior Management Leadership Programme (SMNP); Working Groups – Composition: ICSC Working Groups: Education Grant ; Mobility and Hardship Review; Broad-banding and Pay for Performance – Pilot organizations; Reform of General Service/Job Classification; HR Network Working Groups: Appendix D; Long Term Care; Disability; Proposed Programme of Work 2007/2008; Expert Group Meeting on “Measures to accelerate the improvement in the status
Discussions with the ICSC secretariat regarding the Staff Survey on the Effectiveness and Impact of Recruitment and Retention Measures in the United Nations Common System.
The report concluded: After discussion, it was agreed that the Inter-Agency Security Management Network should also monitor the implementation of the budget for security management. This task was duly incorporated into paragraph 5 of the Terms of Reference. It was also agreed that the text of the Terms of Reference be clarified to reflect that the Inter-Agency Network would not only report but also make recommendations to HLCM.
The agendas included: Report of the HLCM Technical Working Group on Safety and Security; ICT Network proposal to study the value of two common services initiatives: Communications and Data Centers; Update and discussion on the World Bank's participation in the UN security Network management system; Feedback from the HLCM Chair on the CEB session of 27-28 October.