Belgian Court Decision on Jurisdictional Immunity of International Organizations in Employment Disputes
New French Court Decision on Liability of Host State for Recognizing Immunity to International Organizations
The Brussels Employment Tribunal upheld the immunity from jurisdiction of an international organization in a judgment dated 10 January 2018 (unpublished to date).
Dutch Supreme Court Upholds Immunity of European Patent Organization in Trade Union Dispute
The Paris Administrative Court of Appeals confirmed that the French State must compensate an individual who could not enforce a judgment against the United Nations High Commissionner for Refugees (UNHCR).
In a judgment delivered on 20 January 2017, the Hoge Raad held that the EPO can invoke its immunity from jurisdiction in proceedings instituted by trade unions for alleged breaches of employees’ fundamental rights.