The International Civil Service: Changing Role and Concepts
Norman A. Graham, Robert S. Jordan
Elsevier, Jan 12, 2016 - Political Science - 258 pages
The International Civil Service: Changing Role and Concepts focuses on the roles and concepts of international civil service and suggestions of possible directions for international administration.
The manuscript first offers information on the changing concepts of international civil service, including the traditional view and conflicting concepts of an international civil service. The selection then takes a look at recruitment and United Nations system. Recruitment policy relative to programs and budget planning and elements of recruitment policy and personnel policy are also discussed. The recruitment policies of the International Labor Organization, Food and Agriculture Organization, World Health Organization, and International Telecommunications Union are presented.
The book examines career development in the United Nations system, including areas for potential interagency cooperation or system-wide programs and provisions on an improved career development system. The text also underscores the involvement of women in international civil service.
The selection is a valuable reference for readers interested in international civil service.
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Chapter 2 Recruitment and the United Nations System
Chapter 3 Career Development in the United Nations System
Chapter 4 Women in the International Civil Service
Chapter 5 The International Civil Service and the Changing United Nations
administrative Assembly career appointments career development policy career development program career development system career staff Civil Service Commission Colloquium common system competitive examinations concept consideration decision-making developing countries duty stations Economic effort employment equitable geographical established experience Fifth Committee fixed-term appointments fixed-term contracts fixed-term staff functions GATT geographical distribution geographical representation governments grade headquarters IAEA ICAO IMCO implementation increased international civil servants international civil service international organizations International Telecommunications Union large number League of Nations mobility number of posts number of women occupational groups officers participation percent percentage of fixed-term personnel policy Personnel Questions positions possible problems professional category professional posts professional staff promotion recommendations recruitment plan recruitment policy regional Resolution responsibility Secretary-General senior service category specialized agencies Staff Development staff members technical underrepresented UNDP UNESCO UNHCR UNICEF UNIDO UNITAR United Nations Secretariat United Nations system UNRWA vacancies WIPO York