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United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund

The United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF) was established in 1949, by a resolution of the General Assembly, to provide retirement, death, disability and related benefits for staff upon cessation of their services with the United Nations. The Fund comprises the staff of the United Nations and 24 other organizations admitted to membership in the Fund.


United States



Performance (%, 1YR)


Chief Executive

Rosemarie McClean

Chief Investment Officer

Toru Shindo


Pedro Antonio Guazo Alonso

Asset allocation

50.63% Global Equities

8.33% Private Equity

9.19% Real Estate

0.47% Real Assets

28.73% Fixed Income

2.65% Cash & Equivalents related articles

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UN pension’s journey in sustainability

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What is the right level of cash?

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