Oversight of International Criminal Tribunals

  • 6 July 2011

    ICTR Resolution

    What's in Blue

    Today (6 July) the Council adopted a resolution on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) addressing a number of requests stemming from the fact that the ICTR is entering its winding down phase. By March 2012 all permanent judges...

  • 29 June 2011

    ICTY Resolution

    What's in Blue

    The council today (29 June) adopted a resolution on the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia prepared by the working group on tribunals under Portugal’s chairmanship. The resolution extends the terms of a number of permanent and ad-litem judges...

  • June 2011

    International Criminal Tribunals

    Monthly Forecast

    In June the presidents and prosecutors of the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda are expected to brief the Council.

  • December 2010

    International Criminal Tribunals

    Monthly Forecast

    In December the presidents and prosecutors of the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda are expected to brief the Council. The Tribunals’ progress reports were circulated to Council members in November.

  • June 2010

    International Criminal Tribunals

    Monthly Forecast

    In June the presidents and prosecutors of the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda are expected to brief the Council and there will be a debate on the Tribunals’ completion strategies. Progress reports from the Tribunals are expected in early June.

  • December 2009

    International Criminal Tribunals

    Monthly Forecast

    In December the presidents and prosecutors of the International Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and for Rwanda (ICTR) are expected to brief the Council on implementation of the Tribunals’ completion strategies. The Tribunals’ reports were circulated to Council members in November.

  • August 2009

    International Criminal Tribunals

    Monthly Forecast

    In August the Council is expected to receive the annual reports of the International Criminal Tribunals of the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Rwanda (ICTR). These reports, which are published as both Security Council and General Assembly documents, are usually discussed in the General Assembly in September.

  • June 2009

    International Criminal Tribunals

    Monthly Forecast

    On 4 June the Council will receive briefings from the presidents and prosecutors of the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Rwanda (ICTR) on their biannual progress reports about completion strategies for each tribunal. The reports will provide updates on trials and cooperation by states in arresting fugitives.

  • December 2008

    International Tribunals

    Monthly Forecast

    On 12 December the Council will receive briefings from the presidents and prosecutors of the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Rwanda (ICTR) on their biannual progress reports about completion strategies for each tribunal.

  • August 2008

    International Criminal Tribunals

    Monthly Forecast

    In August the Council is expected to receive the annual reports of the International Criminal Tribunals of the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda.

  • June 2008

    International Criminal Tribunals

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council will receive briefings from the presidents and prosecutors of the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Rwanda (ICTR) on completion strategies for each tribunal on 4 June.

  • December 2007

    International Criminal Tribunals

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council will receive briefings from the presidents and prosecutors of the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Rwanda (ICTR) on the semi-annual progress reports on the respective completion strategies for each Tribunal.

  • September 2007

    International Criminal Tribunals

    Monthly Forecast

    At the time of writing drafting had begun on a resolution to extend Carla Del Ponte's term as prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) until 31 December. Del Ponte's term ends on 15 September 2007 and the Secretary-General has informally indicated that he will be asking the Council to extend Del Ponte's term to the end of the year.

  • August 2007

    International Criminal Tribunals

    Monthly Forecast

    In August the Council is expected to receive the annual reports of the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and for Rwanda (ICTR).

  • June 2007

    International Criminal Tribunals

    Monthly Forecast

    The Council in mid June will receive briefings from the International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and for Rwanda (ICTR). By then, the Council should have received progress reports on the respective completion strategies of the ICTY and ICTR, due every six months. No substantive Council action is expected.