Scheffer Rates Prospects for the Establishment of an International Permanent Criminal Tribunal Are Positive

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Tuesday, October 1, 1996
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
12
Issue: 
10
411-413
Abstract: 
On September 19, 1996, David J. Scheffer, Senior Advisor and Counsel to Ambassador Madeleine Albright, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, spoke about the growing prospect for the establishment of an Permanent International Criminal Tribunal ("ICC" or "Tribunal"). His remarks and the statements by the U.S. delegation before the Preparatory Committee on the ICC (PREPCOM) indicate the achievement of progress and general agreement among participating delegates on some of the key points on the establishment of an ICC ... [more]