Immunities and privileges of the staff of representatives of states to the international organizations

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In connection with the appearance in international law of various forms of external relations between subjects, the need to distinguish immunities of employees of those or other organizations involved in the activities of these entities is rising. This article provides a deep analysis of the legal framework providing to employees immunities from the international representatives (eg, the Vienna Convention of 1975, the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations, the UN Agreement - US headquarters, etc.). The author raise the question of accreditation of employees, by whom is represented organization. Also, the article considers decisions of the courts of different countries (USA, Italy, etc.) on issues of the prosecution for crimes of the persons having special status, and their families. Author demonstrates the examples for depending of the results for the recognition of the immunity from jurisdiction of the representatives or the persons entitled to them on the national legislation.

About the authors

- Jetlir Mechi

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

The Department of International Law




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