First High-Level Seminar on International Administrative
Tribunals - An in depth discussion on Institutional and
Jurisprudence issues (14-15 September 2017, Legraina/Sounio,
The seminar focussed on exchange of views among judges and registrars of international tribunal and courts of justice competent to deal with staff-relatd disputes and contributed to a better understanding and functioning of those involved in the emergence of the international public service law.
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13.03.2017 - Symposium in honour of the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization (5 May 2017, Geneva)
On 5 May 2017, the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization held a symposium to mark the occasion of its 90th anniversary and its 125th session to be organized in 2017. The symposium entitled “90 years of contribution to the creation of international civil service law” took place at the headquarters of the International Labour Office in Geneva.
Following the opening ceremony, there were three panel discussions dealing, respectively, with the various facets of the law applied by international administrative tribunals, the general principles of law that guide them and some milestones in the development of the Tribunal's case law.
26.01.2017 - Vacancy notice: Associate Legal Officer (UNRWA Dispute Tribunal)
The UNRWA Dispute Tribunal is looking for candidates to work as Associate Legal Officer on a consultancy basis.
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12.12.2016 - The African Development Bank Group appointed Abdoulkader DILEITA MOHAMED as Executive Secretary – Head of the Administrative Tribunal
The African Development Bank announced the appointment of Abdoulkader DILEITA MOHAMED as the Executive Secretary, Head of the Administrative Tribunal, with effect from 1st September 2016.
Abdoulkader Dileita, a national of the Republic of Djibouti, previously served as the Secretary to the Bank’s Staff Appeals Committee, a position he has held since 2009. Prior to which he served as a long-term consultant in the Bank’s Legal Department from 2006 to 2008.
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08.12.2016 - Managing employment disputes effectively in international organisations - Workshop organised in collaboration with the ILO Office of the Legal Adviser (Turin, Italy, 1-3 February 2017)
International organisations are under the obligation to offer their staff fair employment conditions and effective means of employment dispute resolution. The workshop is intended to enhance the participants’ capacity to effectively prevent and manage employment disputes in international organisations.
27.10.2016 - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Administrative Tribunal’s day open door: 15 November 2016
As part of its new strategy, the IDB Administrative Tribunal has taken important steps in generating and promoting dissemination of knowledge of the services offered.
In order to inform and educate staff about current Tribunal’s procedures and answer possible recurring questions, the Secretariat organised a day where staff, members of IDBG conflict resolution and Ethics offices, other independent mechanisms, sister Administrative Tribunals, and other interested colleagues could visit the seat of the Tribunal at the IDB HQ and get familiar with the its work.
22.09.2016 - 4th International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence Annual Conference (Bretton Woods)
The 4th International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence annual conference was held on 31 October-01 November 2016 at King’s College London and brought together international civil servants, union representatives, lawyers, judges, academics and others interested in International Administrative Law, from around the world with a view to shaping and improving this area of the law.
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29.06.2016 - IDB appoints new Executive Secretary of its Administrative Tribunal
Ms. Giuliana Canè, an Italian national, was appointed Executive Secretary of the Administrative Tribunal of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for a period of three years. (Read more).
17.05.2016 - Participation of the Administrative Tribunal at the 12th IASAJ Congress (Istanbul, 2-6 May 2016)
On 2-6 May 2016, the International Association of Supreme Administrative Jurisdictions (IASAJ-AIHJA) held its 12th Congress in Istanbul. Hosted by the Council of State of Turkey, the Congress had as its main theme: "Alternative Dispute resolution in Administrative Matters".
About one hundred representatives of supreme administrative courts of the five continents and jurisdictions of international organizations participated in the Congress; they worked in plenary session as well as in three committees. The Congress was chaired by Ms. Zerrin Güngör, President of the Turkish Council of State, in her capacity as President of AIHJA, and it was organized by Mr. Omer Faruk Ateş, Deputy Secretary General of the Turkish Council of State and judge of the Administrative Tribunal of the Council of Europe. This Tribunal participated in the work of the Commission 3 dedicated to public service.
27.01.2016 - Best Practices in Resolving Employment Disputes in International Organisations - Conference Proceedings, ILO, Geneva, 15-16 September 2014
The publication contains the written versions of most of the presentations made at the "Conference on Best Practices in Resolving Employment Disputes in International Organisations", hosted by the International Labour Office in Geneva in September 2014.
The Conference was intended to provide a forum for professionals in the field of workplace conflict resolution to discuss the many challenges encountered in preventing, managing and resolving employment disputes in the specific context of international organisations, and to support reflection in this field through a frank exchange of knowledge and experience.
Edited by Annika Talvik. Copyright © International Labour Organization 2015.
06.11.2015 - Bretton Woods Law Event - Seminar on International Administrative Law, 27 November 2015
Bretton Woods Law, together with the British Embassy in Vienna and UK Trade & Investment organised a one-day seminar focused on International Administrative Law in Vienna on Friday 27 November 2015. Topics discussed included litigation before international administrative tribunals, big issues in international administrative law (equality of arms, clarity of law, confidentiality of proceedings and conflict of interest), fundamental and essential rights, harassment and legal expenses insurance for international civil servants.
23.07.2015 - Roundtable on the right of appeal in international administrative courts
The Committee of Staff Representatives of the Co-ordinated Organisations (AAPOCAD, Council of Europe, ECMWF, ESA, EUMETSAT, NATO, OECD) was pleased to invite you to the roundtable on the right of appeal in international administrative courts which was held on 6 November 2015 in Rome.
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21.07.2015 - The International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence annual conference brought together international civil servants, union representatives, lawyers, judges, academics and others interested in international administrative law, from around the world with a view to shaping and improving this area of the law.
Date: Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd October 2015
Location: King’s College London
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01.06.2015 - On 5 June 2015, the European Court of Human Rights, in conjunction with the European Society of International Law (ESIL), organised a conference entitled “The European Convention on Human Rights and General International Law”.
12.05.2014 - The “Conference on best practices in resolving employment disputes in international organisations” hosted by the International Labour Office was held on 15 and 16 September 2014 in Geneva.
25.03.2014 - On the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of its establishment, the International Monetary Fund Administrative Tribunal organised on 4 April 2014 in Washington a Symposium entitled “The future of international administrative law: Harmonization? Fragmentation? Dialogue?”, which brought together scholars, judges, counsel for applicants and international organisations’ representatives. On the preceding day, more than 70 Judges and Registry personnel, representing some fifteen international administrative tribunals, were convened for private meetings. The Council of Europe Administrative Tribunal was represented by Mr G. Malinverni, Deputy Chair, and Mr S. Sansotta, Registrar. The Chair Malinverni did a presentation on “The Relationship between The Administrative Tribunal of the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights” in session III of the programme.
This event was presented in collaboration with the American Society of International Law (www.asil.org), the International Law Association (www.ila-hq.org), and the American Branch of the International Law Association (www.ila-americanbranch.org).
External links: Presentation and Programme
03.02.2014 - Mr Christos Rozakis, Chair of the Administrative Tribunal, participated in the conference “Les Journées d’Athènes” organised by the French magazine “le Nouvel Observateur” on 6 and 7 February in Athens, on the occasion of the Greek Presidency of the European Union. These two days of debates on the issue of “Daring democracy”, gathered representatives from the political sphere, intellectuals and experts who discussed the need and means to enhance democracy all over Europe.
External links (in French only): Presentation and Programme
20.12.2013 - On Friday 6 December 2013, the Administrative Tribunal of the Inter-American Development Bank Group organised a conference in Washington to commemorate its 30th anniversary. Several international administrative tribunals were invited at this conference, including the Council of Europe Administrative Tribunal which was represented by Mr Cangelosi, judge, and Mr Sansotta, Registrar.
The President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Guilherme A. Caputo Bastos, opened the conference. The subject of mediation and conflict resolution was then addressed by justice Desiree Bernard. It was followed by a presentation of the 2013 amendments to the Statute and Rules of Procedure of the tribunal made by the Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Development Bank Administrative Tribunal, Hernán Sáenz Jiménez. Then, the former President of the Inter-American Development Bank Administrative Tribunal, Agustín A. Gordillo, talked about his experience as a member of the Tribunal and Judge Germán Barreiro González discussed justice in Cervantes’ Don Quixote de la Mancha.
The conference’s proceedings will be published in due course.
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