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Árpád Prandler
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Árpád Prandler in January 2008.
Judge ad litem, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
In office
2006–2013
Personal details
Born (1930-02-23)23 February 1930
Kaposvár, Hungary
Died 5 February 2014(2014-02-05) (aged 83)
Nationality Hungarian
Alma mater Eötvös Loránd University
Profession Educator
Website www.icty.org

Árpád Prandler (23 February 1930 – 5 February 2014) was a Hungarian professor of international law and a jurist. From 1952 he taught at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest. He served as an ad litem Judge of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (2006–2013). The court is based in The Hague, Netherlands. Prandler died on 5 February 2014, at the age of 83.

Diplomat

Between 1963 and 1968 Prandler was the counselor to the Hungarian delegation to the United Nations in New York. From 1976 he was appointed a special ambassador. From 1995 to 2002 he was a leader of the Hungarian delegation. He took part in the in the International Criminal Court. He was elected to the UN General Assembly and was the chairman of the legal committee. In 2005 UN General Assembly established a committee to investigate war crimes committed in the former Yugoslavia. Prandler was a key part of the process.

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