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Carla Del Ponte

More than anyone else, Carla Del Ponte has been the face of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, so much so that her departure from the tribunal in ...

Carla Del Ponte

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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2009
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Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
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4,205 words

... Del Ponte More than anyone else, Carla Del Ponte has been the face of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, so much so that her departure from the tribunal in The Hague in December 2007 took place in an atmosphere of finality, as if it also meant the closure of the tribunal. Del Ponte was chief prosecutor from 1999 to 2003 at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda ( ICTR ) and from 1999 to 2007 at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia ( ICTY ). She was the first...

Carla Del Ponte

Carla Del Ponte  

More than anyone else, Carla Del Ponte has been the face of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, so much so that her departure from the tribunal in ...
International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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2009
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Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
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...Court. Pillay became the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in September 2008 . Prosecutor. From 1994 through 2003 one prosecutor based at The Hague served both tribunals—first Richard Goldstone of South Africa, followed by Louise Arbour of Canada, and then Carla Del Ponte of Switzerland. Permanent members of the Security Council vetted candidates before formally making appointments to a renewable four-year term. Aided by an African deputy prosecutor in Kigali, the prosecutor administered an investigation section as well as teams of trial and...

Criminal Justice

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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2009
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Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
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...the courts could have a calming impact on their regions by promoting progressive politics and regional peace based on reconciliation is an important question that might take more than one generation to answer. Certain prosecutors had proven dynamic. [ See Louise Arbour ; Carla Del Ponte ; and Richard J. Goldstone .] If the ICTY and ICTR were created less out of a deep and strategic commitment to a rights-protective world order, and more out of crisis management or the political correctness of the day, then there may be unintended consequences stemming from...

Prizes

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

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...other year the Peter Becker Prize for Peace and Conflict Research, named after its sponsor. There is an additional junior award. Among peace prizes for women is the Soroptimist Peace Prize, awarded every other year by the European Federation of Soroptimist International. Carla Del Ponte was the recipient in 2007 . In 2001 , International Alert and the United Nations Development Fund for Women awarded The Millennium Peace Prize for Women to highlight the role played by women in peacebuilding and conflict resolution. The six prizes were equally divided...

Slobodan Milošević

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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2009
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...attack that caused his death. Justice therefore lies not in the fact that Milošević succeeded in his determined effort to cheat justice but in the fact that he died alone in a prison cell, not in power or comfortably in exile. [ See also Louise Arbour ; Balkan Wars ; Carla Del Ponte ; Genocide ; Richard J. Goldstone ; International Criminal Court ; International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) ; Nuremberg and Tokyo Trials ; Transitional Justice ; United Nations Security Council ; and Women: Women's Rights .] Bibliography...

International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)

International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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2009
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Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
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...due to the death of the accused. Despite these difficulties and to some extent because of the lessons learned from them, the ICTY made a unique and major contribution to the development of international criminal law and practice. [ See also Louise Arbour ; Balkan Wars ; Carla Del Ponte ; Genocide ; Richard J. Goldstone ; International Criminal Court ; International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) ; Slobodan Milošević ; Nuremberg and Tokyo Trials ; Transitional Justice ; United Nations Security Council ; and Women: Women's Rights .]...

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