ICJ Advisory Opinion on Kosovo: An African Perspective
7 Pages Posted: 16 Aug 2010
Date Written: August 15, 2010
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
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