The UNJSPF at 75: Ensuring pension security for international civil servants since 1949

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USD 88.3 billion

Value of the UNJPSF assets as at 29 December 2023 – unaudited preliminary figures. Weekly updated market value of the portfolio is available here.

of initial pension cases processed within 15 business days of receipt of documents (2022)
UNJSPF participants and beneficiaries as at 31 December 2022

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Pension Townhall Sessions

The Fund is launching a new initiative to provide regular virtual pension information sessions which are open to its global members. The purpose is to ensure that UN participants, and all retirees and beneficiaries learn about pension related rights, processes and requirements, essential pension tools, to gain a better understanding of their Pension Fund and pension rights. For more information, please read here.

Benchmarking study: UNJSPF has lower management cost

According to a recently released peer review study by CEM Benchmarking, a firm specializing in benchmarking investment funds, the UN Pension Fund outperformed its peers in terms of returns on investments and management costs.

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What to do in case of death of a retiree/beneficiary or your dependants

Please visit the following page if you need to inform the Fund about the death of a retiree/beneficiary or about the death of your dependents.

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A defined benefit plan

Established in 1949 by the United Nations General Assembly, UNJSPF provides retirement, death, disability and related benefits for staff of the United Nations and other member organizations. The UN pension plan is a defined benefit plan which is not dependent on the investment return or longevity. The past actuarial valuations have confirmed the Fund is fully funded.

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Our approach to sustainable investing

As a signatory to the United Nations’ Principles of Responsible Investing or PRI, the Office of Investment Management (OIM) incorporates environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations throughout the investment decision-making process.

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Educational videos

The Fund has just released 20 videos covering almost every aspect of pensions for participants, retirees/beneficiaries, and survivors. The series, available in English, French and Spanish, offers a new way to learn about your pension in an entertaining, clear and concise manner – most of the videos are less than 3 minutes.

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Pension eLearning Modules

The set of UNJSPF Pension eLearning Modules is intended to cater to all participants, retirees, and beneficiaries of the Fund, providing them with essential information on their UNJSPF pension plan along with pension rights, options and obligations and practical guidance.

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