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IRMCT statement on operations during COVID-19

Arusha, The Hague, 31 Mar 2020

Since the confirmation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mechanism has been closely following developments in each of the countries where its branches and field offices are located, as well as the advice and guidelines of the...

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The Mechanism celebrates International Women’s Day

Arusha, 9 Mar 2020

On Friday 6 March 2020, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) hosted an early celebration of International Women’s Day, which is officially marked on 8 March. The Mechanism’s celebration...

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The Mechanism welcomes Magistrates from Francophone Africa

Arusha, 28 Feb 2020

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) welcomed a delegation of 20 African francophone Magistrates at the premises of the Mechanism’s Arusha branch on Thursday, 27 February 2020.

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The Mechanism welcomes the new Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Republic of Tanzania

Arusha, 20 Feb 2020

On Thursday, 20 February 2020, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) received a visit from the newly appointed Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany (Germany) to the United Republic of...

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Mechanism’s Principals hold Diplomatic Briefing in The Hague

The Hague, 12 Feb 2020

The Principals of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) today welcomed some 90 members of the diplomatic corps accredited to the Kingdom of the Netherlands and international organisations to a...

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Secretary-General appoints Judge Iain Bonomy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to serve as Mechanism Judge

Arusha, The Hague, 11 Feb 2020

Judge Iain Bonomy

On 6 February 2020, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. António Guterres, appointed  Lord Iain Bonomy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the roster of Judges of the International...

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Mechanism’s President and Chief of Registry, Hague branch, present the work of the Mechanism before a Working Party of the Council of the European Union

The Hague, 5 Feb 2020

The President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Carmel Agius and the Chief of Registry in The Hague, Mr. Michael Adenuga, on behalf of Registrar Olufemi Elias, today gave...

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Conclusions of the meeting of prosecutors on regional co-operation in war crimes proceedings, in Sarajevo 17-19 December 2019

The Hague, 27 Dec 2019

From 17 to 19 December, the Chief Prosecutor of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Gordana Tadić, hosted a high-level meeting of the prosecutors from the region on co-operation in war crimes proceedings.

Mechanism Registrar Elias meets with the President of the UN General Assembly

Arusha, The Hague, 20 Dec 2019

The Registrar of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Olufemi Elias today met with the President of the Seventy-fourth Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Ambassador Tijjani...

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Mechanism welcomes students from Strathmore University

Arusha, 19 Dec 2019

Law students from Strathmore University and Mechanism staff.

On Thursday, 19 December 2019, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) received law students from Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya, at the premises of the Mechanism’s Arusha branch.