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Gentian Zyberi

Posts published by “Gentian Zyberi”

I work at the Norwegian Center for Human Rights of the University of Oslo. Previously I have worked at the Amsterdam Center for International Law of the University of Amsterdam and the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights of Utrecht University. During the last seventeen years I have done research, published and taught in the areas of international human rights, international humanitarian law, international criminal law, and public international law at universities in the Netherlands, US, China, Albania and Norway.

Advisory Opinion on the Kosovo Case to be rendered on 22 July

The advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice in the Kosovo case will be delivered on 22 July, at 3.00 p.m, by the President of the Court, H.E. Hisashi Owada. The question about the legality of Kosovo’s declaration of independence of 17 February 2008 was submitted to the Court through resolution 63/3 (A/63/L.2) of 8 October 2008 by the United Nations General Assembly (based on a draft resolution sponsored by Serbia).The question put before the Court is: “Is the unilateral declaration of independence by the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government of Kosovo in accordance with international law?”. Thirty seven States,…