Chapter

Conclusion

Rachel Kerr

in The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

Published in print January 2004 | ISBN: 9780199263059
Published online August 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191601422 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199263051.003.0009
 Conclusion

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This chapter presents a synthesis of the discussions in this volume. The establishment of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia was part of a wider trend towards accountability and enforcement of international humanitarian law. The external political function did not undermine the Tribunal’s status as an impartial judicial body. Instead, it enhanced its effectiveness.

Keywords: International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia; judicial process; international humanitarian law

Chapter.  5165 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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