ILA Committee on Accountability of International Organisations

ILA Committee on Accountability of International Organisations 107 International Law FORUM du droit international 1: 107–109, 1999. © 1999 Kluwer Law International. Printed in the Netherlands. Work in Progress / Travaux en cours ILA Committee on Accountability of International Organisations KAREL WELLENS * In May 1996 the ILA’s Executive Council decided to establish a Committee on Accountability of International Organisations under the Chairmanship of Judge Pieter Kooijmans. Professor Malcolm Shaw (UK) and the present writer were nominated as Co-Rapporteurs. The proliferation of International Organisations (IOs) and the subsequent unprecedented expansion of their norm-setting and operational activities had gradually made them important actors in present-day international relations. The time had come to consider how these new actors could be held accountable for their acts and omissions. The Committee was given the mandate to consider what measures (legal, administrative or otherwise) should be adopted to ensure the accountability of public International Organisations to their members and to third parties, and of members and third parties to such organisations. The Committee’s terms of reference specified that it might consider such issues as the relations between Member States, third parties and IOs; redress by and against IOs, including access to the ICJ and other courts and tribunals, and related http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Law FORUM du droit international (continued in International Community Law Review) Brill

ILA Committee on Accountability of International Organisations

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Brill
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© 1999 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
1388-9036
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1571-8042
D.O.I.
10.1163/15718049920961918
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107 International Law FORUM du droit international 1: 107–109, 1999. © 1999 Kluwer Law International. Printed in the Netherlands. Work in Progress / Travaux en cours ILA Committee on Accountability of International Organisations KAREL WELLENS * In May 1996 the ILA’s Executive Council decided to establish a Committee on Accountability of International Organisations under the Chairmanship of Judge Pieter Kooijmans. Professor Malcolm Shaw (UK) and the present writer were nominated as Co-Rapporteurs. The proliferation of International Organisations (IOs) and the subsequent unprecedented expansion of their norm-setting and operational activities had gradually made them important actors in present-day international relations. The time had come to consider how these new actors could be held accountable for their acts and omissions. The Committee was given the mandate to consider what measures (legal, administrative or otherwise) should be adopted to ensure the accountability of public International Organisations to their members and to third parties, and of members and third parties to such organisations. The Committee’s terms of reference specified that it might consider such issues as the relations between Member States, third parties and IOs; redress by and against IOs, including access to the ICJ and other courts and tribunals, and related

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International Law FORUM du droit international (continued in International Community Law Review)Brill

Published: Jan 1, 1999

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