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The Duty of Care of International Organizations Towards Their Civilian Personnel

Legal Obligations and Implementation Challenges

Editors: de Guttry, A., Frulli, M., Greppi, E., Macchi, C. (Eds.)

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  • Broadens the understanding of the legal obligations of international organizations towards their civilian personnel
  • Provides an exhaustive review of the existing case law on the duty of care of international organizations
  • Provides a large number of real-life examples of risks faced by civilian personnel sent on missions and assignments outside of their normal place of activity
  • Shares a large number of tips and insights on how international organizations can shape their policies and practices to fulfil their duty of care
  • Outlines each of the varied approaches to the duty of care by analysing the policies of selected international organizations
  • Reinforces the concept of the duty of care by reference to the human rights obligations of international organizations
  • Offers a detailed set of guiding principles on the duty of care of international organizations
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About this book

This book constitutes the first comprehensive publication on the duty of care of internationalorganizations towards their civilian personnel sent on missions and assignments outsideof their normal place of activity. While the work of the civilian personnel of internationalorganizations often carries an inherent risk, the regulations, policies and practices of theemployer can help to address and mitigate that risk.
In this book, the specific content and scope of the duty of care under international law is clarifiedby conducting an unprecedented investigation into relevant jurisprudence and legal sources.Included is a critical assessment of the policies of selected international organizations while aset of guiding principles on the duty of care of international organizations is also presented.
This publication fills a gap in the existing academic literature on the topic and is aimedparticularly at academics and practitioners interested in the legal implications of the deploymentof civilian personnel abroad by international organizations. This includes scholarsand university-level students specializing in international law, international human rightslaw, the law of international organizations, labour law, EU law, international administrativelaw and the UN system, and practitioners, such as lawyers and consultants, representing oradvising international organizations or their personnel on the legal aspects of deployment.
The book is also aimed at the senior management of international organizations and at theirofficers in charge of recruitment, human resources, training and security, in that it clarifiestheir legal obligations and provides concrete examples of the policies various internationalorganizations have in place for the protection of civilian personnel. Current and prospectivecivilian personnel of international organizations should also find the book useful forclarifying their rights and duties.
Andrea de Guttry is Full Professor at the Dirpolis Institute of the Sant’Anna School ofAdvanced Studies in Pisa, Micaela Frulli is Associate Professor at the Dipartimento di ScienzeGiuridiche (DSG), University of Florence, Edoardo Greppi is Full Professor at the Dipartimentodi Giurisprudenza, University of Turin, and Chiara Macchi is Research Fellow at theDirpolis Institute of the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa.

About the authors

Andrea de Guttry is Full Professor at the Dirpolis Institute of the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa, Micaela Frulli is Associate Professor at the Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche (DSG), University of Florence, Edoardo Greppi is Full Professor at the Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza, University of Turin, and Chiara Macchi is Research Fellow at the Dirpolis Institute of the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa. 

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)
  • International Organizations and Alleged Duty of Care Breaches: A Growing Ethical, Reputational and Financial Challenge

    Pages 3-28

    Armenes, Gaia Aurora (et al.)

  • Comparative Analysis of International Jurisprudence and Relevant International Practice Related to the Duty of Care Obligations Incumbent on International Organizations Towards Their Mobile Workforce

    Pages 29-81

    de Guttry, Andrea

  • The Duty of Care of International Organizations: Issues of Conduct and Responsibility Attribution

    Pages 83-101

    Spagnolo, Andrea

  • Overlapping Responsibility: The Legal Relationship Between the International Organization and the Host State

    Pages 103-125

    Gasbarri, Lorenzo

  • The Duty of States to Ensure Respect of the Duty of Care through Their Membership in International Organizations

    Pages 127-149

    Buscemi, Martina

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eBook £103.50
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  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover £129.99
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  • ISBN 978-94-6265-257-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Duty of Care of International Organizations Towards Their Civilian Personnel
Book Subtitle
Legal Obligations and Implementation Challenges
Editors
  • Andrea de Guttry
  • Micaela Frulli
  • Edoardo Greppi
  • Chiara Macchi
Copyright
2018
Publisher
T.M.C. Asser Press
Copyright Holder
T.M.C. Asser press and the authors
eBook ISBN
978-94-6265-258-3
DOI
10.1007/978-94-6265-258-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-6265-257-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 514
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations, 6 illustrations in colour
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