Sessions

The Tribunal holds two administrative sessions a year to carry out functions not necessarily related to cases. These include the preparation of budget proposals, adoption of an annual report to the Meetings of States Parties, consideration of organizational and procedural matters related to the Tribunal and the preparation of further reports and publications.

To date thirty-six sessions have been held by the Tribunal.

Dates of the sessions:

  • First Session: 1-31 October 1996
  • Second Session: 3-28 February 1997
  • Third Session: 2-29 April 1997
  • Fourth Session: 6-31 October 1997
  • Fifth Session: 16 February-20 March 1998
  • Sixth Session: 21 September-9 October 1998
  • Seventh Session: 25 February-16 April 1999
  • Eighth Session: 27 September-8 October 1999
  • Ninth Session: 6-17 March 2000
  • Tenth Session: 18-29 September 2000
  • Eleventh Session: 5-16 March 2001
  • Twelfth Session: 17-28 September 2001
  • Thirteenth Session: 4-15 March 2002
  • Fourteenth Session: 25 September-8 October 2002
  • Fifteenth Session: 10-21 March 2003
  • Sixteenth Session: 8-19 September 2003
  • Seventeenth Session: 22 March-2 April 2004
  • Eighteenth Session: 20 September-1 October 2004
  • Nineteenth Session: 7-18 March 2005
  • Twentieth Session: 26 September-7 October 2005
  • Twenty-first Session: 6-17 March 2006
  • Twenty-second Session: 18-29 September 2006
  • Twenty-third Session: 5-16 March 2007
  • Twenty-fourth Session: 17-28 September 2007
  • Twenty-fifth Session: 3-14 March 2008
  • Twenty-sixth Session: 24 September-7 October 2008
  • Twenty-seventh Session: 9-20 March 2009
  • Twenty-eighth Session: 21 September -2 October 2009
  • Twenty-ninth Session: 8 - 19 March 2010
  • Thirtieth Session: 20 September - 1 October 2010
  • Thirty-first Session: 14-25 March 2011
  • Thirty-second Session: 26 September - 7 October 2011
  • Thirty-third Session: 19-30 March 2012
  • Thirty-fourth Session: 17-28 September 2012
  • Thirty-fifth Session: 11-22 March 2013
  • Thirty-sixth Session: 30 September – 11 October 2013