Due to the uncertainties of COVID-19 situation, the Pre-retirement seminar has been cancelled for 2020
Documentations from the previous year are still made available for you. Each topic is linked to the presentation which you can directly download from this page.
For some of us, retirement is around the corner. The prospect raises questions which must be answered before we take decisions and make choices.
Every year a pre-retirement seminar is organized to help you to identify solutions that cater to your needs by making information available not only of an administrative nature of direct relevance to your departure from the United Nations, but also of a more general nature designed to facilitate your transition to the new phase of your life and make the most of your retirement.
At the end of the programme, you will be able to:
This programme is designed for the staff members who are retiring soon (0 - 5 years prior to mandatory retirement age)
Series of whiteboard videos made by the UN Joint Staff Pension Fund: This series of whiteboard videos about about staff retirement options and planning for your retirement from any of the participating UNJSPF organizations are extremely useful and educational. Whether you are soon approaching retirement, just beginning your career with the UN, or somewhere in between, these videos give a great overview of the information you need to know when it comes time to retire or separate from the UN. The videos are now available in English, French, Russian and Chinese, and can all be found on the UNJSPF YouTube channel at this link: https://www.youtube.com/c/UNJSPFund/videos?view=0&sort=p&flow=grid
7 October: Pre-retirement: United Nations Joint Pension Fund – Two Track System / Transcript Q&A (coming soon)
8 October: Fiscalité en Suisse
Taxation in France presentation, please click and download here.
Monday, 23 March
Separation: Administrative Formalities
Cartes de légitimation
Office of the Staff Counsellor
Retirement: A Transition with Great Potential
Access to the Palais des Nations/Security
UNJSPF Part 1
Thursday, 26 March
Testament and Inheritance in Switzerland (Other Resources)
Social Security in Switzerland (AVS)
Residence & "naturalisation" for staff wishing to retire in Switzerland
Taxation in Switzerland