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FICSA Workshop on the legal appeal process in international organizations

When:
26 September 2016 - 27 September 2016
Where:
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Categories:
FICSA Workshops

Description

Deadline for applications: 2 September 2016

FICSA has organized an English-speaking Workshop on the legal appeal process in international organizations which will take place in Kuala Lumpur on 26 and 27 September 2016.

The workshop will be held under the auspices of the WHO/HQ Kuala Lumpur outpost, with the kind support and assistance of the local Staff Association and will be presented by Attorney Laurence Fauth, FICSA Legal Advisor, with the kind support of CAP Insurance.

The workshop is open to staff representatives and participants irrespective of their duty station of assignment and will run from 09h00 to 17h00 on Monday and 09h00 to 16h30 on Tuesday, with an hour for lunch each day.

Workshop programme

The workshop is aimed at enhancing staff representatives’ knowledge, expertise and confidence in using the appeal process within the UN common system, including identifying and understanding relevant substantive and procedural rights, writing effective appeals and understanding possible remedies.

Participation fees

Please note that these workshops are offered free-of-charge to staff representatives from FICSA dues-paying members.1

A fee of CHF 400 is charged for other participants, including staff representatives from non-FICSA member organizations.

A 30% discount is applied to FICSA members with consultative and observer status.

Accommodation and general information

Participants will receive, upon confirmation of their participation, the provisional agenda and a general information document which will also include information on hotel accommodation.

Nominations

Please complete the application form and return to the FICSA secretariat before the date indicated above.

Only 25 seats are available and will be confirmed on a first-come first-served basis, irrespective of the duty station of assignment. Therefore, to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to register well in advance of the deadline.

It is important to note that filing an application to participate in this workshop does not imply an automatic acceptance. You are therefore kindly requested to wait for the official confirmation before making any travel arrangements.

ALL TRAVEL RELATED EXPENSES AND DSA MUST BE FUNDED BY THE INDIVIDUAL STAFF ASSOCIATION/UNION OR ADMINISTRATION. FICSA cannot provide any financial assistance in this respect.

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