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Kling and ors v World Health Organization, 5th April 2021 (No. 7:20-CV-03124, ECF No 40 (SDNY 2021)), OXIO 659

; World Health Organization [WHO]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 14 August 2022

Subject(s):
Access to justice — Immunity from jurisdiction, international organizations — Immunity from jurisdiction, ratione materiae — Immunity from jurisdiction, relative — Immunity from jurisdiction, waiver — Responsibility of international organizations — Peremptory norms / ius cogens
1. The source(s) of the immunity of the World Health Organization (‘WHO’) before domestic courts of the United States (‘US’). 2. The WHO’s immunity from US jurisdiction in accordance with the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act. 3. Violation of jus cogens norms as an implied waiver. This headnote pertains to: Kling and ors v World Health Organization, a court decision relevant to the law of international organizations. Jump to full text The 2021 Opinion and order of the United States (‘US’) District Court of the Southern District of New York (‘SDNY’) in Kling and ors...
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