United Nations Juridical Yearbook 2010

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This yearbook contains documentary texts of treaties and other materials concerning the legal status and activities of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations. It also presents the judicial decisions on questions related to the Organization. A bibliography on jurisprudence is included.



Selected legal opinions of the secretariats of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations

Abuse of privileges and immunities—Distinction between a United Nations entity and individual staff members—Concept of persona non grata only applies to accredited officials—Obligation of the United Nations to cooperate with local authorities—Official capacity—Secretary-General has sole authority to establish whether privileges and immunities apply—Prior to bringing charges against United Nations staff members, States must inform the United Nations so that it can determine whether immunity applies—Measures that increase the financial or other burdens of the Organization are inconsistent with Article 105 of the Charter of the United Nations


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