Legacy website of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

Since the ICTY’s closure on 31 December 2017, the Mechanism maintains this website as part of its mission to preserve and promote the legacy of the UN International Criminal Tribunals.

 Visit the Mechanism's website.


Report "Supporting the Transition Process: Lessons Learned and Best Practices in Knowledge Transfer"

This report is a product of a year-long collaboration between the ICTY, OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI). It identifies the outstanding needs of judiciaries in the former Yugoslavia as well as the effectiveness of the capacity building efforts conducted so far. View the English version | View the BCS version

ICTY Manual on Developed Practices

This book is part of a broader project to promote and preserve the Tribunal’s legacy. Produced in cooperation with UNICRI it was launched in May 2009, in Englis, BCS as well as Albanian. View the English version.

Manual on International Criminal Defence

The ADC-ICTY Manual was produced as part of the War Crimes Justice Project, an initiative aimed at facilitating the transfer of knowledge and materials to legal professionals in the former Yugoslavia. The manual provides an overview of some of the most effective and innovative practices developed by defence counsel representing accused before the ICTY.

It is intended as a reference tool for defence counsel defending war crimes cases in the region. It deals with several problematic issues, such as how to use and challenge ICTY-generated evidence and how to conduct an effective plea bargaining. View the English version

ICTY Latest Leaflet

Available in PDF print version

ICTY Annual Outreach Report

The report highlights activities and achievements of the Tribunal's Outreach Programme during one of the most dynamic years since its inception. It spans the full range of the Outreach Programme's activities - from youth and media outreach to work with grass-root communities, judicial capacity building and production of information materials.

View Annual Outreach Report 2011.