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On Friday 14th September, Alex Haines gave a one-day workshop to the Staff Council of the United Nations Office in Vienna (“UNOV”).
The workshop attendees included, inter alia, employees of the United Nations, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (“UNODC”) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (“IAEA”).
The workshop covered international administrative law and the United Nations’ internal justice system including its two-tier judicial system consisting of the Dispute Tribunal (“UNDT”) and Appeals Tribunal (“UNAT”). It also included a discussion on the new UN compensation package and the Global Service Delivery Model for the UN Secretariat.
The recent case law discussed included the UNAT cases of Lloret Alcaniz et al. v SG, 2018-UNAT-840 and Mirella et al. v SG, 2018-UNAT-842, as well as judgments of the World Bank Administrative Tribunal, the International Labour Organisation Administrative Tribunal and the Asian Development Bank Administrative Tribunal.
Alex Haines specialises in the sanctions regimes of International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs), and the institutional law of international organisations more generally. He regularly appears and litigates before international tribunals and bodies around the world, including Washington DC, New York City, London, Geneva and Manila.
The cases he has acted in have involved more than 25 international organisations, including the World Bank Group, the European Investment Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the African Development Bank, the United Nations, the World Food Programme and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
News 21 Sep, 2018