United Nations Security Council Resolution 1786

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United Nations Security Council Resolution 1786
by the United Nations

Adopted by the Security Council at its 5785th meeting, on 28 November 2007

The Security Council,

Recalling its resolution 1775 (2007) of 14 September 2007,

Having regard to Article 16 (4) of the Statute of the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia,

Having considered the nomination by the Secretary-General of Mr. Serge Brammertz for the position of Prosecutor of the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (S/2007/678),

Recalling that resolution 1503 (2003) of 28 August 2003 called upon the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia to take all possible measures to complete all trial activities at first instance by the end of 2008, and to complete all work in 2010 (ICTY completion strategy),

Recalling also its resolution 1534 (2004) of 26 March 2004 which emphasized the importance of fully implementing the International Tribunal’s completion strategy and urges the Tribunal to plan and act accordingly,

Decides to appoint Mr. Serge Brammertz as Prosecutor of the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia with effect from 1 January 2008 for a four-year term, which is subject to an earlier termination by the Security Council upon completion of the work of the International Tribunal.

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