ICJ Advisory Opinion on Kosovo: An African Perspective

7 Pages Posted: 16 Aug 2010

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Date Written: August 15, 2010

Abstract

The recent International Court of Justice (ICJ) decision on Kosovo marked a watershed in International Law on the legality of a Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) and given the present state of armed conflicts and civil wars in Africa offers a perspective on the impact of International Law on resolving these disputes. This paper aims to discuss the ICJ advisory opinion given the background of African intra states conflicts.

Keywords: ICJ, International Law, UDI

JEL Classification: N4, N40, N47

Suggested Citation

Osinuga, Omoba Oladele Opeolu, ICJ Advisory Opinion on Kosovo: An African Perspective (August 15, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1659137 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1659137

Omoba Oladele Opeolu Osinuga (Contact Author)

Supreme Court of Nigeria ( email )

Three-Arms Zone
Abuja
Nigeria

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