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The Bench: Newsletter of the World Bank Administrative Tribunal

The e-newsletter is part of the Secretariat’s continuous efforts in knowledge sharing and outreach.

The Tribunal Secretariat is pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of its e-newsletter: The Bench.

10/05/2022

Issue No.5

Highlights of the issue include (1) a featured article covering The Essential Governing and Operating Rules Relating to the Tribunal recently issued by President Malpass; (2) the Tribunal’s award of a substantial amount of compensation for a selection process marred by several defects; (3) the Tribunal’s holdings in two misconduct cases; and (4) a summary of the Tribunal’s recent judgments involving pension benefits, judgment implementation, non-progression, and other issues.

Click here to read the 2022 October Edition of The Bench.

Past Issues

03/08/2022

Issue No.4

Highlights of the issue include (1) a featured article on women taking top leadership roles at the Tribunal; (2) the Tribunal’s holding in IFC reorganization cases; (3) the Tribunal’s finding that failure to cooperate with an internal investigation constituted misconduct; and (4) a summary of the Tribunal’s recent judgments involving misattribution of STC work, workers’ compensation, shortlisting, retaliation and other issues.

Click here to read the 2022 March Edition of The Bench.

10/06/2021

Issue No.3

Highlights of the issue include (1) the Tribunal’s holding in the important Sexual Harassment case; (2) the Tribunal’s clarification of parental leave protections; and (3) a summary of other recent judgments.

Click here to read the 2021 October Edition of The Bench.

05/20/2021

Issue No.2

Highlights of the issue include (1) reflections on the Tribunal’s 40 years of work; (2) a tribute to the judges who shaped the Tribunal; (3) a summary of the Tribunal’s recent judgments

Click here to read the 2021 May Edition of The Bench.

09/16/2020

Issue No.1

Highlights of the first issue include (1) Judge Burgess’ first session as President, his background, and the unique virtual format for the Tribunal session; (2) the main holdings of the cases from the most recent session; (3) a Q & A with Judge Ann Power-Forde, the Tribunal’s newest member; and (4) a brief introduction of the Tribunal, its judges, and staff.

Click here to read the 2020 September Edition of The Bench.

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