Kosovo Specialist Chambers & Specialist Prosecutor's Office
The Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office were established pursuant to an international agreement ratified by the Kosovo Assembly, a Constitutional Amendment and the Law on Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office.
They are of temporary nature with a specific mandate and jurisdiction over crimes against humanity, war crimes and other crimes under Kosovo law, which were commenced or committed in Kosovo between 1 January 1998 and 31 December 2000 by or against citizens of Kosovo or the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
The Kosovo Specialist Chambers and the Specialist Prosecutor’s Office have a seat in The Hague, the Netherlands. Their staff is international, as are the Judges, the Specialist Prosecutor and the Registrar.
Judges of the KSC Conclude their Eighth Plenary
Follow the Kosovo Specialist Chambers on Twitter
Kosovo Specialist Chambers – Essay Competition
KSC Weekly Press Briefing on 30 March 2023: transcript
Shala trial adjourned for today/resumes on 1 May
Shala trial: Next SPO witness takes the stand
Shala trial: Protected witness TW4-07 resumes testimony
Shala trial: today’s hearing to start later than scheduled
KSC Weekly Press Briefing on 30 March
Shala trial will last longer today
New SPO witness testifying at the Shala trial
Second SPO witness resumes testimony at Shala trial
Shala trial: the accused authorized to participate via video-link
Gucati&Haradinaj: Video of appeal judgment
The Kosovo Specialist Chambers offers visitors and journalists the possibility to attend public hearings from the gallery of the courtroom. Accredited journalists may also use the media room to work during breaks or closed sessions.
The deadline for our Call for Contributions 1-2023 – Internship was 10 March 2023 Related recruitment and selection procedures are currently ongoing. Please visit our site regularly for future opportunities