Reparation for Injuries Suffered in the Service of the United Nations – ICJ – 1949 (181-83) UN exercises functions and rights which can only be explained if have international personality
Thus, it is an international person. NOT the same as a state, thus, not the same legal personality/rights/duties as state. Instead, subject of int’l law and CAPABLE of possession int’l rights and duties.
Can bring claim for damage to HEIRS – agents of the organization need to feel that they have protection of ORG, and not rely on protection by own state – might compromise independence/might vary depending on how weak or strong the agent’s state is