Includes a glossary of technnical terms. Annexes (p. 61-90): 1. Programme of work of the International Civil Service Commission for 2014-2015 -- 2. Responses to questions related to article 10 of the statute of the International Civil Service Commission, on conditions of service -- 3. Salary scale for the Professional and higher categories showing annual gross salaries and net equivalents after application of staff assessment, effective 1 January 2014 -- 4. Comparison of average net remuneration of United Nations officials in the Professional and higher categories in New York and officials of the United States federal civil service in Washington, D.C., by equivalent grades (margin for calendar year 2013) -- 5. Recommended net salary scale for staff in the General Service and other locally recruited categories in Paris -- 6. Recommended net salary scale for staff in the General Service and other locally recruited categories in Montreal -- 7. Security evacuation allowance.