The Right To The Privileges And Immunities Of The World Health Organization

  • T.V. Holdenberh
Keywords: World Health Organization, WHO, privileges, immunities, international organization.

Abstract

The article is devoted to the study of the privileges and immunities of the World Health Organization (WHO). Based on the analysis of the existing doctrine of international law, as well as the main treaties in this area and the organization's practices, the author concludes that in general the immunities and privileges of WHO are similar to the immunities and privileges of other international organizations of the United Nations system. Privileges and immunities of the WHO can be divided into three main groups: privileges and immunities of the WHO as an international organization sensu stricto; the privileges and immunities of its staff, privileges and immunities of representations (representatives) of states in international organizations. In addition, the following features of the immunities and privileges of WHO are highlighted: they are fully regulated by treaties, which WHO concludes with other subjects of international law and the Convention on Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized Agencies of 1947; the list of persons who benefit from privileges and immunities is wide enough and encompasses in the broad sense of all experts, advisers and employees of the organization and its organs.

Published
2018-09-03