Tuesday, December 11, 2007

ICTY/ICTR: Joint Completion Strategy Briefing of the Security Council

Yesterday, December 10, the Presidents and Prosecutors of the ICTY and the ICTR briefed the Security Council on their respective completion strategies, pursuant to resolution 1534 (2004). ICTY President Fausto Pocar's statement is here; ICTY Prosecutor Carla Del Ponte's statement (her final one, as her term ends with the year) is here; ICTR President Dennis Byron's statement is here; ICTR Prosecutor Hassan Jallow's statement is not yet available online. A New York Times story, focusing on Del Ponte's criticism of Serbia's cooperation with the Tribunal, is here. The UN's read-out of the meeting is here. The latest completion strategy reports have been issued as UN documents S/2007/676 (ICTR) and S/2007/663 (ICTY).