The Independence of Kosovo in International Law (L’Indépendance Du Kosovo Et Le Droit International)

Institut de la Démocratie et de la Coopération, Paris, Conférence sur le Droit à la Sécession en Droit International

4 Pages Posted: 2 Jul 2009  

Eric De Brabandere

Leiden University - Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies

Date Written: May 29, 2009

Abstract

This paper (in French) analyses the independence of Kosovo from an international law perspective. The paper discusses both whether Kosovo has a right to independence, and accordingly discusses what the consequences of the unilateral declaration of independence are from an international legal perspective. It equally discusses the question whether recoginition of Kosovo's independence by third states could be seen as a breachof international law.

Keywords: recognition, self-determination, non-intervention, secession, independence

Suggested Citation

De Brabandere, Eric, The Independence of Kosovo in International Law (L’Indépendance Du Kosovo Et Le Droit International) (May 29, 2009). Institut de la Démocratie et de la Coopération, Paris, Conférence sur le Droit à la Sécession en Droit International . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1428732

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