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Title Immunity of international organizations / edited by Niels Blokker, Nico Schrijver
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill Nijhoff, [2015]


Description 1 online resource (xi, 363 pages)
Series Legal aspects of international organizations ; volume 55
Legal aspects of international organization ; 55.
Contents International organizations : the untouchables? / Niels Blokker -- Immunity of international organizations : the work of the International Law Commission / Johan G. Lammers -- Do international organizations enjoy immunity under customary international law? / Michael Wood -- Should the 2004 UN state immunity convention serve as a model starting point for a future UN convention on the immunity of international organizations? / Philippa Webb -- Immunity of the United Nations : practice and challenges / Bruce C. Rashkow -- Privileges and immunities of the World Health Organization : practice and challenges / Gian Luca Burci and Egle Granziera -- The privileges and immunities of the World Intellectual Property Organization : practice and challenges / Edward Kwakwa and Marie-Lea Rols -- Immunities of the European Union / Ramses A. Wessel -- Immunities of international organizations : a NATO view / Peter Olson -- The immunity of international organizations in the United Kingdom / Chanaka Wickremasinghe -- Austrian courts and the immunity of international organizations / Kirsten Schmalenbach -- Belgian courts and the immunity of international organizations / Eric De Brabandere -- Italian courts and the immunity of lnternational organizations / Beatrice I. Bonafe -- The jurisdictional immunity of international organizations in the Netherlands and the view from Strasbourg / Thomas Henquet -- To what extent can and should national courts 'fill the accountability gap'? / August Reinisch -- Beyond Srebrenica and Haiti : exploring alternative remedies against the United Nations / Nico Schrijver
Summary Immunity for international organizations and their staff, while long considered necessary to their functioning, has fallen under scrutiny and criticism in practice. These contributions, originally prepared for a conference held at Leiden University in June 2013, are re-published here in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the International Organizations Law Review
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject International agencies -- Privileges and immunities -- Congresses
LAW -- International.
International agencies -- Privileges and immunities
International organizations.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Blokker, Niels.
Schrijver, Nico, 1954-
ISBN 9004296069