Judgment No. 1159
THE COMPLAINT IS DISMISSED.
"As to the lack of proper notice, the Director-General's decision [...] to grant him another two years' appointment affords ample compensation".
contract; fixed-term; non-renewal of contract; notice; compensation
WHO Staff Rule 1050.2.3 "distinguishes between holders of a career-service appointment and temporary staff. Whereas the former 'shall be given priorities', the Director-General enjoys discretion to 'establish priority' among the latter. He was therefore under no obligation to give any particular priority to the holder of a temporary appointment like the complainant."
Organization rules reference: WHO STAFF RULE 1050.2.3
organisation's duties; career; contract; fixed-term; priority; discretion