- Administrative Tribunal
- About the Tribunal
About the Tribunal
The OPEC Fund Administrative Tribunal is an independent judicial body established by the OPEC Fund Governing Board for final resolution of employment disputes between the OPEC Fund and its staff members, after all internal dispute resolution procedures have been exhausted.
The Tribunal is composed of five judges appointed by the Governing Board. The judges are nationals of OPEC Fund’s Member Countries and the Host Country, Austria. They are appointed for fixed terms. They are persons of high moral character who possess the qualifications required for appointment to high judicial office, or international lawyers or arbitrators of recognized competence in relevant fields. They are not current or former staff, consultants, Director-General, or members of any governing organ of the Fund.
More information about the Judges can be found here.
The Tribunal has an Executive Secretary who provides administrative support and serves under the authority of the President.
The Tribunal is governed by its Statute and Rules and its judgments are final and binding on the parties.