Maria Cecilia Herrera

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Maria Cecilia Herrera is an attorney practicing international law in Ecuador. She holds an LL.M. from American University Washington College of Law. She has worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Ecuador, Greece and Belize.

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Is the UN Violating International Labour Standards?

The recent controversy regarding UNOPS consultants in Geneva has triggered a much larger and long-overdue debate on the use of ´non-staff personnel´ in the UN system and the asymmetries in their working conditions with respect to UN staff. On 2012, the United Nations’ Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) published a report on a survey aimed…

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