Codification Division Publications: Repertory of Practice of United Nations Organs Codification Division Publications: Repertory of Practice of United Nations Organs

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Charter of the United Nations

Chapter XV — The Secretariat

Article 101

1. The staff shall be appointed by the Secretary-General under regulations established by the General Assembly.

2. Appropriate staffs shall be permanently assigned to the Economic and Social Council, the Trusteeship Council, and, as required, to other organs of the United Nations. These staffs shall form a part of the Secretariat.

3. The paramount consideration in the employment of the staff and in the determination of the conditions of service shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard shall be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.

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Repertory of Practice (1945–1954), volume 5 View PDF file
  Supplement No 1 (1954–1955), volume 2 View PDF file
  Supplement No 2 (1955–1959), volume 3 View PDF file
  Supplement No 3 (1959–1966), volume 4 View PDF file
  Supplement No 4 (1966–1969), volume 2 View PDF file
  Supplement No 5 (1970–1978), volume 5 View PDF file
  Supplement No 6 (1979–1984), volume 6 View PDF file
  Supplement No 7 (1985–1988), volume 6 View PDF file
  Supplement No 8 (1989–1994), volume 6* View PDF file
  Supplement No 9 (1995–1999), volume 6* View PDF file
  Supplement No 10 (2000–2009), volume 6* View PDF file

* Advance version in English