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The Mechanism and other International Organizations host the second International Organizations Open Day in Arusha

Arusha, 5 Nov 2018

Deputy Mayor of Arusha, Mr. Paul Peter Mathytesen; Deputy Commander of Prisons of Arusha, Hon. Justice Dr Emmanuel Ugirashebuja, President – East African Court of Justice ; Mr. Michael Oyunzuwe, Director of Administration and Finance - Pan-African Postal union; Hon. Kalisti Lazaro Bukhay, Lord Mayor of Arusha; Hon. Ambassador Libérat Mfumukeko, Secretary General – East African Community; Hon. Dr. Augustine Mahiga, Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Co-operation; Hon. Judge William H. Sekule, Inter

On Saturday, 3 November 2018, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), together with the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the African Institute of International Law; the African Union...

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Dutch authorities conclude criminal investigation into Slobodan Praljak’s death

The Hague, 2 Nov 2018

Today the Hague Public Prosecutor’s Office released the report on the death of Mr. Slobodan Praljak, one of the six appellants in the Prlić et al. case of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia...

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Prosecutor on mission to Sarajevo

The Hague, 29 Oct 2018

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz

Mechanism Prosecutor Serge Brammertz will visit Sarajevo from 29 to 31 October, as part of preparations for his regular biannual report to the UN Security Council (UNSC).

Mechanism and other International Organizations based in Arusha invite the public to the Arusha International Organizations Day

Arusha, 26 Oct 2018

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) and other international, regional and sub-regional organizations in Arusha will host the second Arusha International Organizations Open Day on Saturday, 3...

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Mechanism marks UN Day with students

Arusha, 24 Oct 2018

Picture of Mechanism Registrar Olufemi Elias and students from various international schools in Arusha

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) today joins the world in marking United Nations (UN) Day at its Arusha branch by welcoming to its premises students from various international schools in...

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Prosecutor on mission to Belgrade

The Hague, 22 Oct 2018

Mechanism Prosecutor Serge Brammertz

Mechanism Prosecutor Serge Brammertz will visit Belgrade from 22 to 24 October, as part of preparations for his regular biannual report to the UN Security Council (UNSC).

President Meron delivers remarks at the One Young World Summit in The Hague

The Hague, 22 Oct 2018

 Mechanism President. Judge Theodor Meron. Photo Credit: Martyn Hicks

The President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Theodor Meron, on Friday delivered remarks on the role of international law in combatting impunity at the One Young World Summit...

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President Meron presents sixth Annual Report to the UN General Assembly

Arusha, The Hague, 18 Oct 2018

President Theodor Meron

President Theodor Meron yesterday presented the sixth Annual Report of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) to the United Nations General Assembly (Assembly),  highlighting the most notable...

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The Office of the Prosecutor and the ICRC sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the Search for Missing Persons

The Hague, 11 Oct 2018

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz and the ICRC Vice President Gilles Carbonnier

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz of the Mechanism OTP and Vice President Gilles Carbonnier of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Geneva to promote their...

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Mechanism releases dataset from the ICTY study on the witness experience

The Hague, 10 Oct 2018

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) has today made available the dataset from the 2016 research report entitled “Echoes of Testimonies: A Pilot...

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