United Nations Security Council Resolution 857

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UN Security Council
Resolution 857
United Nations Detention Unit - 01 Arrival area.jpg
Security control area at the entrance of the United Nations Detention Unit, the prison of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
Date 20 August 1993
Meeting no. 3,265
Code S/RES/857 (Document)
Subject Tribunal (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 857, adopted unanimously on 20 August 1993, after recalling 808 (1993) and 827 (1993) and considering the nominations for Judges of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia received by the Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali before 16 August 1993, the Council established a list of candidates in accordance with Article 13 of the Statute of the International Tribunal.[1]

The list of nominations was as follows:

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  1. ^ Woodward, Susan L. (1995). Balkan tragedy: chaos and dissolution after the Cold War. Brookings Institution Press. p. 418. ISBN 978-0-8157-9513-1. 

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