Saturday, August 9, 2008

ICTY: Christoph Flügge to Replace Judge Wolfgang Schomburg

In accordance with Article 13 bis, paragraph 2, of the ICTY Statute, the Secretary-General has appointed Christoph Flügge, an expert on criminal law and a former criminal court judge, as a permanent judge on the Tribunal. Flügge will replace Judge Wolfgang Schomburg, who is resigning his post effective November 18. For the exchange of letters between the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council, see here and here. Documentation of the Secretary-General's consultation with the President of the General Assembly is not available online.