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Promoting and maintaining exemplary service to the United Nations common system


Our functions


  • Methodologies by which the principles for determining conditions of service should be applied
  • Job classification standards
  • Mobility and Hardship allowances
  • Post adjustment classifications
  • Daily Subsistence Allowance rates
  • Danger Pay

Recommends to the General Assembly

  • Broad principles to determine conditions of service
  • Scales of salaries for professional staff
  • Staff assessment
  • Education grant, home leave, repatriation grant, termination indemnities, dependency allowances & language incentive for Professional and above staff

Recommends to the Organizations

  • General Service salary scales at headquarters
  • Human resources policies
  • Gender balance/Work-life issues
  • Contractual arrangements
  • Performance Management
  • Standards of conduct
  • Staff training policy
ICSC Calendar
2023 ICSC Regional Workshop on the UN Compensation System

11 September 2023 to
15 September 2023

Nairobi, Kenya

10 July 2023 to
21 July 2023

ICAO, Montreal

Mid-Year review of hardship duty stations according to conditions of life and work

7 June 2023 to
9 June 2023


Cost-of-Living Survey Schedules
Place-to-place (PDF)
Housing (PDF)

Multiple Locations