International Law – United Nations – Administrative Tribunals As Adjudicators of Disputes Arising out of Employment Contracts with International Organizations

A crucial though relatively unpublicized problem arising from the creation of international organizations is that of establishing and maintaining the staff or secretariat needed to perform the administrative functions of these organizations. Such a staff must possess not only the competence and integrity of a national civil service, but also an international loyalty or outlook which includes ” … an awareness . . . of the needs, emotions, and prejudices of the peoples of differently-circumstanced countries … [and] a capacity for weighing these frequently imponderable elements in a judicial manner· before reaching any decision to which they are relevant.”