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UN Dispute Tribunal


The UNDT is competent to hear and pass judgment on appeals against administrative decisions taken by the entities listed below. This list may not be exhaustive. For further information regarding the jurisdiction of the UNDT please contact the Registry in your region, i.e. Geneva, Nairobi or New York (see Distribution of Cases).

United Nations Secretariat:
  1. DESA (Department of Economic and Social Affairs)
  2. DGACM (Department for General Assembly and Conference Management)
  3. DFS (Department of Field Support)
  4. DM (Department of Management)
  5. DPA (Department of Political Affairs)
  6. DPI (Department of Public Information)
  7. DPKO (Department of Peacekeeping Operations)
  8. DFS (Department of Field Support)
  9. DSS (Department of Safety and Security)
  10. EO (United Nations Ethics Office)
  11. EOSG (Executive Office of the Secretary-General)
  12. ICSC (International Civil Service Commission)
  13. OAJ (Office of the Administration of Justice)
  14. OCHA (Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs)
  15. OHCHR (Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights)
  16. OIOS (Office for Internal Oversight Services)
  17. OLA (Office for Legal Affairs)
  18. OHRLLS (Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States)
  19. OSAA (Office of Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Africa)
  20. PBSO (Peacebuilding Support Office)
  21. SRSG/CAAC (Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict)
  22. SRSG/SVC (Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict)
  23. UNISDR (Office for Disaster Risk Reduction)
  24. UNJSPF (United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund)
  25. UNODA (United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs)
  26. UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime)
  27. UNOMS (United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services)
UN Offices Away From Headquarters:
  1. UNOG (United Nations Office at Geneva)
  2. UNON (United Nations Office at Nairobi)
  3. UNOV (United Nations Office at Vienna)
Regional Commissions:
  1. ECA (Economic Commission for Africa)
  2. ECE (Economic Commission for Europe)
  3. ECLAC (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean)
  4. ESCAP (Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific)
  5. ESCWA (Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia)
Funds and Programmes
  1. UNDP (United Nations Development Programme)
  2. UNCDF (United Nations Capital Development Fund)
  3. UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme)
  4. UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund)
  5. UN-HABITAT (United Nations Human Settlements Programme)
  6. UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund)
Research and Training Entities
  1. UNICRI (United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute)
  2. UNIDIR (United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research)
  3. UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research)
  4. UNRISD (United Nations Research Institute for Social Development)
  5. UNSSC (United Nations System Staff College)
  6. UNU (United Nations University)
  1. ICTR (International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda)
  2. ICTY (International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia)
  3. MICT (Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals)
  4. RSCSL (Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone (only for post of Registrar)
  5. STL (Special Tribunal for Lebanon) (only for post of Registrar)
  6. UNAKRT (United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials)
Other Entities
  1. CBD (Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity)
  2. CRPD (Secretariat of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities)
  3. ITC (International Trade Centre)
  4. UNCC (United Nations Compensation Commission)
  5. UNCCD (Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification)
  6. UNCTAD (Secretariat of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development)
  7. UNFCCC (Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change)
  8. UNHCR (High Commissioner for Refugees)
  9. UNOP (United Nations Office for Partnerships)
  10. UNOPS (United Nations Office for Project Services)
  11. UNV (United Nations Volunteers)
  12. UN Women (United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women)