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Tuition in the mother tongue

(h) Tuition in the mother tongue may be reimbursed, subject to conditions established by the Secretary-General, where the staff member is obliged to pay tuition for the teaching of his or her mother tongue to a dependent child attending a local school in which the instruction is given in a language other than his or her own.

Special education grant for disabled children

(i) A special education grant for disabled children shall be available to staff members of all categories, regardless of whether or not they are serving in their home country, provided that they have an appointment of six months or longer or have completed six months of continuous service. The amounts to which a staff member is entitled under the grant are set out in appendix B of the United Nations Staff Rules.

Claims

(j) Claims for the education grant shall be submitted in writing and supported by evidence satisfactory to the Secretary-General.

Rule 3.15

Mobility and hardship allowance

General provisions

(a) As an incentive to mobility and to compensate for hardship and non-removal of personal effects and household goods, a non-pensionable allowance composed of three elements – mobility, hardship and non-removal – shall be payable to staff members at rates applicable to staff members in the United Nations, under conditions set out in this rule and supplemented by the Secretary-General. (b) Staff in the Professional category and above shall be eligible for payment of the allowance when they have been initially appointed under these Rules to the Authority, or reassigned from another duty station, under conditions which normally involve payment of the assignment grant.

Mobility element

(c) The mobility element of the allowance shall be payable provided that the staff member is eligible under paragraph (b) above and has served in the United Nations common system for a period of fve consecutive years and that the assignment of the staff member to the Authority constitutes an assignment to a second or subsequent duty station.

(d) The mobility element of the allowance may be adjusted under terms and conditions established by the Secretary-General.

Staff Rules, 3.14-3.15

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