Yearbook of the United Nations 2013

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With its comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions, legal issues, and institutional, administrative and budgetary matters, the Yearbook of the United Nations stands as the most authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. Fully indexed, the Yearbook includes the texts of all major General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions and decisions, putting all of these in a narrative context of United Nations consideration, decision and action.



International tribunals and court

In 2013, the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991 (icty) continued to expedite its proceedings, in keeping with its completion strategy. During the year, icty rendered four Trial Chamber judgments, while the Appeals Chamber rendered one final judgment, one contempt judgment and an appeal judgment of a partial acquittal. There were no outstanding indictments for violations of core statutory crimes. As the Tribunal moved towards the completion of its mandate, its activities focused on appeals.


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