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United Nations (Employees)

Volume 531: debated on Wednesday 27 October 1954

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84.

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will propose an. Amendment, for the removal of doubt, to Chapter IV of the United Nations Charter, to give effect to the recommendation of the International Civil Service Advisory Board that the duty and loyalty of the civil servant employed by the United Nations Organisation should be primarily to that international organisation in accordance with the oath taken on establishment.

No. Her Majesty's Government are satisfied that the duty and loyalty which an employee of the United Nations owes to that Organisation in performing his functions are already adequately defined in Article 100 of the Charter and the Secretariat's staff Rules. The recent Report of the International Civil Service Advisory Board does not recommend that the existing regulations should be amended.