The United Nations and its officials have long received immunity in matters related to the organization’s functions, leaving employees with only one forum in which to seek redress: the U.N.’s own internal justice system. Unfortunately, this forum has not properly addressed employee allegations of sexual harassment. Although recognition of the internal justice system’s failings led the U.N. to institute significant reforms in 2009, this Comment argues that further reforms are needed to ensure employee claims are properly handled in the future.
Meeting its Immunity Obligations: The United Nations and Employee Sexual Harassment Claims,
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