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UN Secretary-General appoints Mr. Abubacarr Marie Tambadou as Registrar of the Mechanism

Arusha, The Hague, 2 July 2020

Mr. Abubacarr Marie Tambadou
Mr. Abubacarr Marie Tambadou
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced his appointment of Mr. Abubacarr Marie Tambadou of the Republic of The Gambia as the new Registrar of the Mechanism, effective 1 July 2020.
 

UN Secretary-General reappoints Judge Carmel Agius as Mechanism President and renews terms of Mechanism Judges

Arusha, The Hague, 30 June 2020

President Carmel Agius
President Carmel Agius
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Judge Carmel Agius to a second term of office as President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), with effect from 1 July 2020 until 30 June 2022.
 

UN Security Council reappoints Prosecutor Serge Brammertz and completes review of Mechanism’s progress of work

Arusha, The Hague, 26 June 2020

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz
Prosecutor Serge Brammertz

The United Nations Security Council, by resolution 2529 (2020), yesterday reappointed Prosecutor Serge Brammertz to a new term as Prosecutor of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), with effect from 1 July 2020…

 

Video Lecture Programme on ICTY legacy concludes with a talk by Registrar Elias

The Hague, 17 June 2020

Registrar Olufemi Elias
Registrar Olufemi Elias
The first cycle of the Inter-University Video Lecture Programme (Programme) “International Law and Facts Established before the ICTY” concluded today with a lecture delivered by Mr. Olufemi Elias, Registrar of the International Residual Mechanism…
 

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz addresses the United Nations Security Council

Arusha, The Hague, 8 June 2020

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

President Agius briefs UN Security Council on progress of Mechanism’s work

Arusha, The Hague, 8 June 2020

UNSC
The President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Carmel Agius, today presented the Mechanism’s sixteenth progress report to the United Nations Security Council (Council) by video-teleconference from The…
 

Mechanism Prosecutor Serge Brammertz confirms the death of fugitive Augustin Bizimana

Arusha, The Hague, 22 May 2020

Augustin Bizimana
Augustin Bizimana

The Mechanism Office of the Prosecutor confirms today the death of Augustin Bizimana, one of the major fugitives alleged to have been a senior leader of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. This confirmation is based on the conclusive…

 

Mechanism fugitive Félicien Kabuga arrested today

Arusha, The Hague, 16 May 2020

Félicien Kabuga
Félicien Kabuga

Today, Félicien Kabuga – one of the world’s most wanted fugitives who is alleged to have been a leading figure in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda – was arrested in Paris by French authorities as the result of a joint investigation…

 

Prosecutor Brammertz meets with War Crimes Prosecutor of Serbia

The Hague, 13 May 2020

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz
Prosecutor Serge Brammertz
On Tuesday, 12 May 2020, Mechanism Chief Prosecutor, Serge Brammertz held a telephone meeting with Snezana Stanojkovic, War Crimes Prosecutor of Serbia, as part of preparations for his regular biannual report to the UN Security Council (UNSC).