The internal justice of the United Nations : a critical history 1945-2015 / by Abdelaziz Megzari.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill Nijhoff, 
xiii, 581 pages ; 25 cm.
Legal aspects of international organization ; 56. 0924-4883.
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Introduction The establishment of the UN Administrative Tribunal (1945-1949) The appointment of judges and the lack of independence for the Tribunal The first judgments and the first objections by the UN administration (1950) Legal assistance and reimbursement of legal costs before the Tribunal (1950-2009) The first cases dismissing temporary staff members and the consequent amendment of the staff regulations (1951-1952) The Tribunal during the Cold War : the McCarthy cases (1952-1954) The first amendment to the Tribunal's statute (1953) and the first request for an advisory opinion of the ICJ (1954) The introduction of the ICJ (1955) Application for review of UNAT's judgments through advisory opinions of the ICJ (1955-1995) The abolition of Article 11 (1995) Statistics on the Tribunal's performance (1950-2009) Evolution of oral proceedings before the Tribunal (1950-2009) Delays in the Tribunal's administration of justice Possible miscarriages of justice and instances of inconsistent jurisprudence The issue of a single tribunal for the United Nations family Proposals to reform the system of justice (1985-2005) The abolition of UNAT and its replacement An assessment of internal justice in the new system (July 2009-December 2014).
Since 1945, the United Nations has had an internal justice system to handle internal disputes and examine employee conformity with its rules of governance. Based on an exhaustive analysis of 3,067 judgements, advisory opinions, and General Assembly debates on the issue, this book offers an unparalleled account of the system's effectiveness and shortcomings over its seventy year history.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.