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Judge Carmel Agius assumes office as the new President of the Mechanism

Arusha, The Hague, 19 Jan 2019

Judge Carmel Agius

On 19 January 2019, Judge Carmel Agius, of Malta, assumed office as President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), following his appointment by the United Nations Secretary-General on 30...

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Farewell message from President Theodor Meron to staff

Arusha, The Hague, 18 Jan 2019

Judge Theodor Meron

Dear Colleagues,

As I prepare to step down from my role as President of the Mechanism, I wanted to take a moment to express to you my sincere appreciation for all your hard work and contributions to the Mechanism.

General Assembly elects Judge Mustapha El Baaj of Morocco to serve as Mechanism Judge

The Hague, 16 Jan 2019

United Nations General Assembly UN Photo/Manuel Elias

On Tuesday, 15 January 2019, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) elected Judge Mustapha El Baaj of Morocco to the judicial roster of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism).

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President Meron Concludes Final Visit to Tanzania as President of the Mechanism

Arusha, 11 Jan 2019

President Theodor Meron

The President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Theodor Meron, concluded his final visit to the United Republic of Tanzania (Tanzania) on 9 January 2019. During his visit,...

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General Assembly elects Judge Yusuf Aksar of Turkey to serve as Mechanism Judge

Arusha, The Hague, 7 Jan 2019

United Nations General Assembly UN Photo/Manuel Elias

On Friday, 21 December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) elected Judge Yusuf Aksar of Turkey to the judicial roster of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism).

The Mechanism welcomes the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to Tanzania

Arusha, 13 Dec 2018

H.E. Mr. Peter VAN ACKER, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium visiting the Mechanism Court Room

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) received a visit from the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to Tanzania, His Excellency Peter Van Acker, at the premises of the Mechanism’s Arusha...

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President Meron briefs UN Security Council on progress of work

Arusha, The Hague, 11 Dec 2018

President Theodor Meron | UN Photo/Manuel Elias

The President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Theodor Meron, today presented his final report to the United Nations Security Council (Council) as President of the Mechanism,...

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Prosecutor Serge Brammertz Addresses the United Nations Security Council

The Hague, 11 Dec 2018

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz | UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz of the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) today addressed the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

He began by providing...

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Exhibition "Multilingual Justice from Nuremberg to The Hague" opens today in The Hague

The Hague, 10 Dec 2018

The Registrar of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Mr. Olufemi Elias, today at the premises of the Mechanism in The Hague, opened the exhibition entitled ‘Multilingual Justice from...

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The Mechanism hosts cadets from the Tanzanian Military Academy

Arusha, 7 Dec 2018

Cadets from the Tanzanian Military Academy visit the Mechanism in Arusha

On Thursday, 6 December 2018, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), received a delegation of 156 cadets from the Tanzanian Military Academy, Monduli, at the premises of the Mechanism’s Arusha...

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