International organizations have become major players on the international scene, whose acts and activities affect individuals, companies and states. Damage to interests or violation of rights sometimes occur (such as during peacekeeping operations, for example). Karel Wellens considers what remedies are available to potential claimants such as private contractors, staff members or, indeed, anyone suffering damage as a result of their actions. Can they turn to an Ombudsman or national courts, or do they have to rely on support by their own state? Are the remedies provided by international organizations adequate? Wellens' conclusions include suggestions for alternative remedial options in the future.
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Author Biography - Karel Wellens
KAREL WELLENS is Professor of Public International Law and the Law of International Organisations, Faculty of Law, Catholic University of Nijmegen. He is also Chairman of the Advisory Committee on International Legal Issues to the Dutch Foreign Ministry and Co-Rapporteur of the ILA-Committee on Accountability of International Organisations. His other publications include Resolutions and statements of the UN Security Council (1946-1992): A thematic guide (editor; 1993) and Economic conflicts and disputes before the World Court (1922-1995) (1996).