Seminar paper, presentation of the paper and participation in the discussion during the seminar sessions.
• International organizations before international courts: cases involving IOs before the ICJ
• The special case of the ECJ and other courts of regional economic integration organizations
• Internal non-judicial accountability mechanisms (WB Inspection Panel, etc.)
• Administrative Tribunals of IOs
• National court cases against IOs
• National court cases addressing (the lawfulness of) acts of IOs
• Human rights and rule of law demands in regard to dispute settlement concerning IOs
• Examples from the relevant case law
Laurence Boisson de Chazournes/Cesare Romano/Ruth Mackenzie (eds), International Organizations and International Dispute Settlement: Trends and Prospects (Martinus Nijhoff 2002).
Kristen E Boon/Frédéric Mégret, ‘New Approaches to the Accountability of International Organizations’ (2019) 16 International Organizations Law Review 1-10.
Enzo Cannizzaro, ‘A Machiavellian Moment? The UN Security Council and the Rule of Law’ (2006) 3 International Organizations Law Review 189-224.
Erika De Wet/Andre Nollkaemper, ‘Review of the Security Council Decisions by National Courts’ (2002) 45 German Yearbook of International Law 166-202.
Panayotis Glavinis, Les litiges relatifs aux contrats passés entre organisations internationales et personnes privées, Travaux et recherches Panthéon-Assas, Paris II. Paris (1990).
Jan Klabbers/Åsa Wallendahl (eds.), Research Handbook on the Law of International Organizations (Edward Elgar 2011).
Alexander Orakhelashvili, ‘The World Bank Inspection Panel in Context: Institutional Aspects of the Accountability of International Organizations’ (2005) 2 International Organizations Law Review 57-102.
Matthew Parish, ‘An essay on the Accountability of International Organizations’ (2010) 7 International Organizations Law Review 277-342.
August Reinisch, ‘Securing the Accountability of International Organizations’ (2001) 7 Global Governance 131-149.
August Reinisch (ed), Challenging Acts of International Organizations Before National Courts (OUP 2010).
August Reinisch (ed) The Privileges and Immunities of International Organizations in Domestic Courts (OUP 2013).
August Reinisch, ‘International Organizations and Dispute Settlement: A New Topic for the International Law Commission?’ (2018) 15 International Organizations Law Review 1-7.
Henry G. Schermers/Niels M. Blokker, International Institutional Law (Martinus Nijhoff 2011).
Pierre Schmitt, Access to Justice and International Organizations (Edward Elgar 2017).
Guglielmo Verdirame, The UN and Human Rights: Who Guards the Guardians? (CUP 2011).
Matthieu Waechter, ‘Due Process Rights at the United Nations: Fairness and Effectiveness in Internal Investigations’ (2012) 9 International Organizations Law Review 339-381.
Karel Wellens, Remedies Against International Organizations (CUP 2002).
Jan Wouters/Eva Brems/Stefaan Smis/Pierre Schmitt (eds), Accountability for Human Rights Violations by International Organisations (Intersentia 2010).
Nassib Ziadé (ed), Problems of International Administrative Law: On the Occasion of the Twentieth Anniversary of the World Bank Administrative Tribunal (Martinus Nijhoss 2008).