Friday, September 3, 2010

Kosovo, the UN General Assembly and the International Court of Justice

This draft resolution of the UN General Assembly is a consequence of the recent advisory opinion of the ICJ on Kosovo, where the Court concluded "that the adoption of the declaration of independence of 17 February 2008 did not violate general international law, Security Council resolution 1244 (1999) or the Constitutional Framework. Consequently the adoption of that
declaration did not violate any applicable rule of international law" (para. 122, see ICJ, Accordance with international law of the unilateral declaration of independence in respect of Kosovo (Request for Advisory Opinion) - Advisory Opinion - Advisory Opinion of 22 July 2010 ,

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