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Goals and Strategy


 The Office of the War Crimes Prosecutor is the unique institution that provides systemic protection to victims of war crimes perpetrated in the former Yugoslav territory, as well as to their families. Its work is based on the following principles:

  • Topmost level of professionalism
  • Resistence to all pressures, particularly those from political structures
  • Cooperation with international institutions, primarily with the ICTY Prosecutor's Office and judicial authorities of other countries
  • Presentation of arguments for trials before national courts
  • Individualization of responsibility
  • Providing the public with timely and objective information about cases handled by this Office