The United Nations Compensation Commission: A Structural and Procedural Overview
Article from: TDM 0 (2003), in Arbitration - General Issues
The United Nations Compensation Commission (the 'UNCC') was created by the UN Security Council in 1991 to process claims and pay compensation for losses and damages suffered by individuals, corporations and governments as a direct result of Iraq's illegal invasion and occupation of Kuwait on 2 August 1990. A subsidiary body of the UN Security Council, the UNCC performs what may be described as a fact finding function of examining claims for compensation, verifying their validity, evaluating losses and making payment of awards. The UNCC is, accordingly, an international ...