Administrative expenses of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (A/72/383)
The present report contains the revised budget for the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund for the biennium 2016-2017, which indicates a reduction in appropriations amounting to $5,091,100. This reduction comprises amounts under expenditures for investment costs ($10,178,300) and audit costs ($78,000), offset in part by increased administrative costs of $5,165,200. The revised appropriations for the biennium 2016-2017 would then amount to $174,964,300, divided into administrative costs ($96,543,600), investment costs ($74,630,400), audit costs ($2,824,700) and Pension Board expenses ($965,600). Of this amount, $20,373,300 is chargeable to the United Nations under the cost-sharing arrangement. The revised estimate for extrabudgetary costs in 2016-2017 is $201,400.
The report also contains budget estimates for the period from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2019, which amount to $194,664,800 (before recosting), to cover administrative costs ($105,018,900), investment costs ($85,586,400), audit costs ($2,929,200), Pension Board expenses ($965,600) and extrabudgetary costs ($164,700). The report provides for a total of 269 continuing established posts, nine new established posts, the reclassification of two posts and one extrabudgetary post.