Chris Van Den Wyngaert

Chris Van Den Wyngaert

Christine (Chris) Van Den Wyngaert (b. 2 April 1952, Antwerp, Belgium) is a criminal law expert, and from 2003 a judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

In January 2009, she became appointed as a judge in the International Criminal Court, where she is a judge in the Trial Division Chamber.




  1. ^ a b c d e f United Nations: Biographical Note Judge Christine VAN DEN WYNGAERT
  2. ^ (In Dutch:) Website of Humanistisch Vrijzinnige Vereniging Antwerpen: Een wereld van ontmoetingen - Chris Van de Wyngaert ("A world of encounters: Chris Van de Wyngaert")
  3. ^ a b VRT news site 10 December 2006: Chris Van Den Wyngaert awarded
  4. ^ Lex Mercatoria website: CRIME WITHOUT BORDERS - The 2nd Annual Conference of The International Criminal Law Association 15 June 2001 - Conference brochure
  5. ^ International Court of Justice: Arrest Warrant of 11 April 2000 (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Belgium)
  6. ^ United Nations, 16 December 2003: Judges Christine Van Den Wyngaert and Krister Thelin Sworn in as Ad Litem Judges of the ICTY
  7. ^ Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs Belgium, 19 November 2004: Professor Christine Van den Wyngaert elected as Permanent Judge at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
  8. ^ (In Dutch:) Liga voor Mensenrechten website: Programme of "Prijs voor Mensenrechten" award, 10 December 2006


A list of publications by Van Den Wyngaert up to 2004 is enclosed in CV Judge Van den Wijngaert at the Foreign Affairs Belgium website.

As author

  • Van Den Wyngaert, C. Political Offence Exception to Extradition: The Delicate Problem of Balancing the Rights of the Individual and the International Public Order. Kluwer Academic, 1980, ISBN 90-268-1185-3.
  • (In Dutch:) Van Den Wyngaert, C. Strafrecht en strafprocesrecht in hoofdlijnen. 1991. 6th revised edition: Strafrecht, strafprocesrecht en internationaal strafrecht in hoofdlijnen. Maklu, 2006, ISBN 9046600653.

As (co-)editor

Further reading

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