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Justice Kamaljit Singh Garewal elected Judge of UN Appeals Tribunal

March 03, 2009

Justice Kamaljit Singh Garewal of the Punjab and Haryana High Court was elected by the UN General Assembly as Judge of the United Nations Appeals Tribunal (UNAT) on 2nd March, 2009 obtaining 154 votes out of 172 cast - the highest number for any candidate. Justice Garewal would serve in the UNAT for a three-year term, beginning 1st July 2009.

UNAT was established by the UN General Assembly in 2007 to deal with internal grievances and disciplinary cases related to UN staff and other employees of the Organization. This was the first election to this body since its establishment.

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