On Friday, 25 January 2019, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) received a visit from the Ambassador of the Republic of Italy to the United Republic of Tanzania, His Excellency Ambassador Roberto Mengoni, at the premises of the Mechanism’s Arusha branch.

Representatives from the Mechanism’s three organs warmly welcomed Ambassador Mengoni, providing him with an overview of the functions and structure of the Mechanism, and thanking the Government of Italy for its continued support to the Mechanism and its work.

The Ambassador thanked the Mechanism’s representatives for their hospitality and reiterated the Government of Italy’s support to the important work of the Mechanism, and to international criminal justice more broadly.

As part of his visit, Ambassador Megnoni toured the courtroom and the library of the Mechanism.