Brzak and Ishak v United Nations and ors, 29th April 2008 (551 F Supp 2d 313 (SDNY 2008)), OXIO 577
District Court for the Southern District of New York [SDNY]; United Nations [UN]
- Immunity from jurisdiction, absolute — Immunity from jurisdiction, international organizations — Immunity from jurisdiction, ratione materiae — Immunity from jurisdiction, agents of international organizations — Immunity from jurisdiction, waiver — Settlement of employment disputes
1. The nature of the immunity of the United Nations (‘UN’) in domestic courts of States Parties to the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations (‘Convention’). 2. The scope of UN officials’ immunity ratione materiaeunder the Convention, with specific reference to the nature of the underlying conduct. 3. The authority of the UN Secretary-General’s immunity determinations in domestic courts of States Parties to the Convention.This headnote pertains to: Brzak and Ishak v United Nations and ors, a court decision relevant to the law of...