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Judge Gabrielle Kirk McDonald elected as President and
Judge Mohamed Shahabuddeen as Vice-President.
On Wednesday 19 November 1997, the Judges of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) endorsed by acclamation the proposal by outgoing President Cassese to nominate Judge Gabrielle Kirk McDonald as President and Judge Mohamed Shahabuddeen as Vice-President of the ICTY for the two coming years.
A biographical sketch of Judges McDonald and Shahabuddeen is attached.
More details regarding the composition of the Chambers and the Presiding Judges will be provided later today upon completion of the Judges’ Plenary Session.
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