Updates and last articles

Access to the parking for visitors

Dear colleagues, We wish to inform you that as from 11 November 2019, access to the P1 car park will be completely closed for works until the end of February 2020. As a result, no parking (vehicles, motorcycles and bicycles included) will be possible and the access doors to the North and South P1 will

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Visit to ILO Geneva by retired trade union members from the French department of Ain (13 June 2019)

Wearing two hats as both Executive Secretary of the ILO Former Officials Section and Council member of the local retirees’ branch of the CFDT trade union confederation, I made the suggestion that the branch’s annual outing should take in a visit to the ILO on the occasion of the Organization’s Centenary in 2019. This duly

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ILO Centenary Cup

On the initiative of the Association of Former International Civil Servants for Development (Greycells) and in cooperation with the Help Us to Help foundation and their respective presidents Alejandro Bonilla and Fabio Ramirez, a golf competition was organized on 15 September 2019 at the Evian Resort Golf Club to celebrate the ILO Centenary for the

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General Assembly of the ILO Staff Union Second session, 17 October 2019

The GA agenda included the 2019 Annual Report of the Union Committee. This note does not report on this meeting but highlights some points of particular interest to our retired colleagues. Catherine Comte, President of the Union mentioned at the beginning of the meeting three current issues. United Nations reform: The ILO Governing Body reaffirmed

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Message no. 66 Editorial

Dear retired colleagues, Many of you attended the events organized by the ILO Administration and the Section of Former ILO Officials in 2019 to celebrate the ILO Centenary. The afternoon of 28 May, to which the Section invited you, was a great success due both to its content and participation. Similarly, the luncheon on 11

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SHIF communications – Letter from the Section

M. le Président du Comité de gestion de la CAPS Genève, le 26 mars 2019 Monsieur le Président, Le Bureau de la Section des anciens, très préoccupé par l’accès à l’information des retraités du BIT répartis à travers le monde, souhaite évoquer dans cette lettre la communication de la CAPS avec ses assurés, notamment les retraités.

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Reply from the Director General to the Section’s letter

Reply from the Director General to the Section’s letter Section’s letter M. Guy Ryder Directeur général Genève, le 26 février 2019 Monsieur le Directeur général, Le Bureau de la Section des anciens a pris connaissance en ce début d’année de la Directive du Bureau IGDS Numéro 533 (Version 1) datée du 10 décembre 2018. De même,

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Taxation (continued): Withholding tax in France from January 2019

In the previous Message (No. 63-2018) we raised the issue of changes to be made from January 2019 for residents in France who are liable to income tax. Over the summer there were concerns about the state’s technical ability to implement the proposed reform, but a final decision has now been made that it will

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Meeting with the Regional union delegates (Geneva, Friday, October 26, 2018)

On 26 October, François Kientzler, Executive Secretary, and Abdoulaye Diallo, Deputy Executive Secretary, met with regional ILO Staff Union representatives (see below) in the presence of Catherine Comte, Union President. The delegates were in Geneva to attend the Union’s GA but also for working meetings with the Staff Union Committee and with the Director-General. We

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SHIF: Settlement between ILO and the ITU

UPDATE FROM THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL 18 July 2018 Dear colleagues, I am writing to inform you of the outcome of a matter relating to the withdrawal of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) from the Staff Health Insurance Fund (SHIF). Following the ITU’s unilateral decision to withdraw from the SHIF and to provide health and accident insurance

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Access to ILO building: retired former officials and their families

RETIRED FORMER OFFICIALS Retirees may access the ILO building on presentation of their Staff Health Insurance Fund (SHIF) insurance card together with a photo identity document such as a carte de legitimation, driving licence, passport etc. Retirees who wish to access the ILO building regularly but do not have an ILO badge may apply for

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Seminar of the 14th May 2018 : Comment bien vieillir – Stay younger for longer

Documents Framework and scope Programme Cité Seniors, la porte d’entrée… AgeEsteem presentation Imad presentation Mieux manger pour bien vieillir CLIC du Pays de Gex Survol des principales pathologies mentales liées à l’âge Useful links Audio recording Photos album A seminar on “How to age well – Stay younger for longer” was held on 14 May

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After-service health insurance: Update

329th session of the Ilo governing body, March 2017 To read the document, download the PDF

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