Media invited to attend the ICTR’s 20th anniversary commemoration in The Hague

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Media are invited to attend the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda’s (ICTR) 20th anniversary celebration and launch of its new website to be held in The Hague on Friday, 5 December 2014. This event is part of a series of celebrations marking the establishment of the Tribunal by the United Nations Security Council on 8 November 1994.

The commemoration will take place from 10:00am until 12:00pm on 5 December in the lobby of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the ICTR’s sister tribunal.

The celebration will include a moment of silence for the victims and remarks by Tribunal and government officials. Additionally, the ICTR’s new website will be launched and a short video located on the website which highlights the dramatic events that led to the creation of the ICTR shown. The new website plays a crucial role in preserving the legacy of the ICTR by ensuring access to information about the work of the ICTR .  

Media wishing to attend the event should send an email to the Tribunal’s Media Office at press [at] by Thursday, 4 December 12pm. Journalists should provide their full names, the name of their media outlet and ID number. Please be advised that space is limited and only a small number of media will be accredited on a first come first served basis.