"The Closing of the ICTY and its Effect on Justice and Accountability in the Former Yugoslavia (video)"

published 11 years ago by The Center for International Studies at the University of Chicago

This panel explores how the impending closing of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) will affect justice and accountability in the Balkans including: the integration of international human rights standards on a national level, the challenges and opportunities confronting the domestic courts and the role of the media/civil society. Distinguished panelists included: M. Cherif Bassiouni, Distinguished Research Professor of Law at DePaul University College of Law and President Emeritus of the International Human Rights Law Institute; Gordana Igric, Regional Network Director of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN); Judge Shireen Avis Fisher, International Judge to the War Crimes Chamber of Bosnia & Herzegovina. From the World Beyond the Headlines series. Co-Sponsored by the Center for Eastern European and Russian/Eurasian Studies and the Human Rights Program in partnership with Amnesty International USA Program for International Justice and Accountability.

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