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Jurisdictional Immunities of States and International Organizations

Edward Chukwuemeke Okeke


This book covers the relationship between the jurisdictional immunities of States and international organizations, addressing their similarities and dissimilarities. Their relationship with diplomatic immunity is also examined. It considers that the immunity of international organizations was historically conceived in terms of diplomatic immunity and State immunity. The major aim of this book is to clarify the conceptual confusion that has often bedeviled the understanding of the law of the (different but interrelated) jurisdictional immunities of both States and international organizations. T ... More

Keywords: jurisdictional immunities, privileges and immunities, State immunity, international organizations, diplomatic immunity, national courts, international courts

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190611231
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190611231.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Edward Chukwuemeke Okeke, author
Senior Counsel, Institutional Administration Practice Group (LEGIA), World Bank's Legal Vice-Presidency, World Bank