TitleHuman resources management : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
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Decides to continue to suspend until 30 June 2009 the application of the 4-year limit for appointments of limited duration under the 300 series of the Staff Rules in peacekeeping operations; decides that temporary appointments are to be used to appoint staff for seasonal or peak workloads and specific short-term requirements for less than 1 year but could be renewed for up to one additional year when warranted by surge requirements and operational needs related to field operations and special projects with finite mandates; decides that staff on temporary contracts would be eligible to receive only the following benefits and allowances; decides that the field staff serving on 300 series appointments of less than 4 years who are not performing temporary functions are to be given mission-specific fixed-term contracts until such time as they have gone through a competitive process subject to the review of a central review body; decides that staff on 100-, 200- and 300 series contracts serving in locations other than peacekeeping operations and special political missions for a cumulative period of more than 1 year who are not performing temporary functions are to be given fixed-term contracts until such time as they have gone through a competitive process subject to the review of a central review body; decides to revert at its 65th sess. to the proposal of the Secretary-General to create a cadre of civilian career peacekeepers in the light of the lessons learned from the implementation of the new arrangements for contracts and conditions of service; decides that there shall be no expectations, legal or otherwise, of renewal or conversion of a fixed-term contract, irrespective of the length of service; decides that "in the interest of the good administration of the Organization" is to be interpreted principally as a change or termination of a mandate; decides that the period of service of Junior Professional Officers shall not be taken into account as part of the requisite period of service for a continuing appointment; decides to designate existing established missions as family missions and existing special missions as non-family missions, effective 1 July 2009; decides that all staff appointed or assigned to non-family missions shall be installed without the special operations approach; decides to keep the issue of United Nations common system conditions of service in the field under review; decides that all specific vacancy announcements shall continue to be advertised; decides to revert to the issue of establishing a redesign panel for this purpose at its 65th sess.; decides to review the regulations and rules of the Organization relating to the exercise by the Secretary-General of his authority to assign and deploy staff according to the operational needs of the Organization.