Building the international criminal courts of the future

Building the international criminal courts of the future 25 July 2013

International criminal tribunals are without doubt the most salient innovation on the international relations scene of the past 20 years. The setting up of the Yugoslav tribunal (ICTY) in 1993 and the Rwanda tribunal (ICTR) in 1995 marked the creation of an entirely new type of court.

 They went on to fuel the setting up of the special courts for Cambodia, Sierra Leone and Lebanon and the permanent International Criminal Court. These courts are complex beings.

So, what makes them special? Read our blog in the Future of Courts series: Building the international criminal courts of the future