United Nations Security Council Resolution 1837

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UN Security Council
Resolution 1837
Date 29 September 2008
Meeting no. 5,986
Code S/RES/1837 ([ Document])
Subject International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia
Voting summary
15 voted for
None voted against
None abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council Resolution 1837 was unanimously adopted on 29 September 2008.


The Security Council this morning extended the terms of office of 4 Appeals Chamber judges as well as those of 10 permanent and 27 ad litem judges of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, until 31 December 2009 or the completion of cases to which they were assigned, if sooner.

Unanimously adopting resolution 1837 (2008) under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, the Council also amended article 12, paragraphs 1 and 2 of the Statute of the Tribunal regarding the composition of its Chambers. [1]

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