Since 1945, the United Nations has had an internal justice system to handle internal disputes and examine employee conformity with its rules of governance. Based on an exhaustive analysis of 3,067 judgements, advisory opinions, and General Assembly debates on the issue, The Internal Justice of the United Nations offers an unparalleled account of the system’s effectiveness and shortcomings over its seventy year history.
Abdelaziz Megzari is a former staff member of the U.N. Secretariat (1967-2004). He received his degree from the Sorbonne in 1966. He has acted as the head of division in UNCTAD and as Associate Professor at Grenoble University. His published works includes articles and chapters in collective books, including Effective Negotiation (Brill, 1989).