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Graeme Colgan elected UNAT Judge

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Former Chief Employment Judge Graeme Colgan has been elected by the United Nations General Assembly to be one of three new judges on the seven-member UN Appeals Tribunal (UNAT) for a 7-year term from 1 July 2019.

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Graeme Colgan. 

The UNAT is the final appellate court in employment-related disputes involving the staff of the UN and most other international agencies.

It convenes three times a year, principally in New York but also in Geneva and Nairobi.

Graeme, who will continue his local practice as a barrister and employment law specialist, is the first New Zealander to be elected to the UNAT.