BAFUNCS publications available to members include the Constitution, as well as the following Information Notes:

INF1  Guide to BAFUNCS (revised November 2013)
INF2  When a pensioner dies (with Additional Notes to Assist in Completing Pensions Form PEN.E/2)
INF3  Accommodation for older people
INF5  Taxation in the UK (April 2017 version now available)
INF6  Personal information checklists
INF7  Guide to welfare support that BAFUNCS can provide (revised November 2013)

Members of the Association can obtain copies of these publications from:
The BAFUNCS Membership Secretary, Forge House, Beenham, Berks RG7 5NX
Email: Click here 

A further document - INF 4 Planning for retirement in the United Kingdom - is available to members and those still working in the United Nations system who intend to retire to the United Kingdom and to join BAFUNCS either while still working or on retirement - click here to download a copy

The BAFUNCS Newsletter is issued twice yearly (in March and September), and is circulated to all members.  Members may also obtain copies of the latest Newsletters from the Membership Secretary at the address shown above. Non-members can access samples of the Newsletter by clicking on the links below:

September 2016 Newsletter (Full text)
March 2017 Newsletter (Contents page together with an article from that publication)

Two new publications related to the United Nations Career Records Project(UNCRP) are now available on-line:
Guide to the United Nations Career Records Project, and IDS Evidence Report
Links to these publications can be found on the UNCRP page on this website

The BAFUNCS Benevolent Fund has issued a booklet Where to find information and advice in dealing with the problems of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.  A link to this booklet can be found on the Benevolent Fund's page on this website.

The first publication of Travellers' Tales (2003), with stories of life in the United Nations contributed by BAFUNCS members is now sold out, but a second one, More Travellers' Tales (2014) is available from at a cost of £3.00, plusp&p for mail orders, with the money raised being donated to UNICEF's Syrian Refugee Children's Appeal. Please contact Ann Chaplin at if you would like to place an order.


Updated: 18 February 2017