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International Organizations and the Fight for Accountability: The Remedies and Reparations Gap

Carla Ferstman


This book is concerned with reparation for human rights and international humanitarian law breaches committed by or attributed to international organizations. These breaches constitute internationally wrongful acts which, according to the International Law Commission’s Draft articles on the responsibility of international organizations, give rise to an obligation on the offending organization to afford reparation. However, in practice, the obligation to afford reparation is unimplemented. The book explores why this is. It considers how the law of responsibility intersects with the specialized ... More

Keywords: human rights, immunities, international humanitarian law, International Law Commission, international organization, peacekeeping, remedies, reparation, sexual exploitation and abuse, United Nations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198808442
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198808442.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carla Ferstman, author
Director, REDRESS