You are hereby notified that our Trade Union will hold a General Meeting on the 28th of August 2021 at 10:00 am, at the following address: The Pretoria Hotel: 230 Hamilton Street, Arcardia, Pretoria, South Africa Please promptly inform the office Coordinator Ms. Sekgametsi Mandlazi if you will be unable to attend the meeting on 012 440 1231 or Email [email protected]
18th August

immunity vs impunity international law

Immunity is a broad term relating to protection from or exemption from something, especially an obligation or penalty. Impunity has a narrower definition that refers explicitly to exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.

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Welcome to the Union for the Local Employees in Missions Accredited to South Africa, We are a trade union that represents and acts for members working in a range of foreign missions in South Africa:

e.g., Embassies, Consulates, High Commissions & International Organizations, negotiating and bargaining on their behalf, campaign for better working conditions and pay. And more.

2021 FINANCIAL REPORT: REPORT TO MEMBERS ON THE UNION’S FINANCES AS FROM 01 APRIL 2021 Click here

The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961 is an international treaty that defines a framework for diplomatic relations between independent countries. This forms the legal basis for diplomatic immunity. Its articles are considered a cornerstone of modern international relations.

It has been observed that the abuse of privileges and immunities by diplomats, as well as by governments, constitutes one of the major challenges to the success of the Vienna Conventions. The rule of law demands that even the crimes committed by diplomats should be duly brought to book. Union for the Local Employees in Missions Accredited to South Africa we feel that Certain Acts Can Never Be Considered as Part of the Diplomatic Function

DIRCO NOTICE

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa presents its compliments to Heads of Diplomatic Missions and International Organisations accredited to the Republic of South Africa (Missions) and has the duty to raise with Missions the important subject of labour relations as it pertains to locally recruited staff members. Visit