* In the case of a staff
member who is a native of a non-metropolitan territory of the country
of the duty station and who maintained his or her normal residence in
such non-metropolitan territory prior to appointment, he or she must
continue to reside, while performing his or her official duties, outside
* A staff member who has
changed his or her residential status in such a way that he or she may
be deemed to be a permanent resident of any country other than that
of his or her nationality may lose entitlement to home leave.
Normally once in every two
years of qualifying service. However, in the case of designated duty
stations having very difficult conditions of life and work, eligible
staff members shall be granted home leave once in every twelve months.
and their eligible family members traveling on home leave shall be required
to spend no less than one week in the place of home leave.
* Except in the case of staff
members serving on probationary appointment, a staff member's first
home leave shall fall due in the calendar year in which the staff member
completes two years of qualifying service.
* A staff member appointed
on probationary basis shall not be entitled to the first home leave
until he or she has been granted a permanent appointment or an extension
of probationary period. However, if the Secretary-general considers
that it will not be possible for the Appointment and Promotion Board
to review the staff member's case within six month's after the completion
of two years' service, he or she may be granted home leave subject to
HOW TO DETERMINE THE PLACE
OF HOME LEAVE?
The place of home leave shall
be the country of the staff member's nationality,
subject to the following terms, conditions and exceptions.