In 1993 the United Nations Security Council created the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. One of the main aims of the ICTY was to “contribute to the restoration and maintenance of peace” in the region. The results of the Tribunal's work have been recently assessed by the ICTY President, judge Theodor Meron, in the last report presented to the United Nations General Assembly: “The remarkable achievements of the Tribunal [...] have contributed to bringing peace and reconciliation to the countries of the former Yugoslavia [...] forging a new international culture of accountability”. Is it so?
Has the ICTY Contributed to Reconciliation in the Former Yugoslavia?ita