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Prosecutor Brammertz holds video conference with BiH Chief Prosecutor Gordana Tadić

The Hague, 6 May 2020

Video Conference Brammertz Tadic
The Mechanism Chief Prosecutor, Serge Brammertz yesterday held a video conference with Chief Prosecutor Gordana Tadić of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina (POBiH), as part of preparations for his regular biannual report to the United…
 

Tanzania’s Minister for Constitutional and Legal Affairs Dies in Dodoma

Arusha, 4 May 2020

Dr. Augustine Mahiga
The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) joins the rest of United Nations in Tanzania, the diplomatic community in the United Republic of Tanzania (Tanzania) and the international community in conveying its deepest…
 

IRMCT Principals’ Joint Message – Genocide Commemoration on 7 April 2020

Arusha, The Hague, 7 April 2020

IRMCT Principals: President Carmel Agius (center) with Prosecutor Serge Brammertz (right) and Registrar Olufemi Elias (left).
IRMCT Principals: President Carmel Agius (center) with Prosecutor Serge Brammertz (right) and Registrar Olufemi Elias (left).
On this International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) remembers the men, women and children who were massacred by Hutu extremists during the 100…
 

IRMCT statement on operations during COVID-19

Arusha, The Hague, 31 March 2020

COVID

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 World Health…

 

The Mechanism celebrates International Women’s Day

Arusha, 9 March 2020

The Mechanism celebrates International Women’s Day

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 reflected this year’s…

 

The Mechanism welcomes Magistrates from Francophone Africa

Arusha, 28 February 2020

The Mechanism welcomes Magistrates from Francophone Africa
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.
 

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

Arusha, 20 February 2020

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

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 Tanzania, Her…

 

Mechanism’s Principals hold Diplomatic Briefing in The Hague

The Hague, 12 February 2020

Mechanism’s Principals
Mechanism’s Principals

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 briefing held at…

 

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 February 2020

Judge Iain Bonomy
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 Residual Mechanism for…
 

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 February 2020

Mechanism’s President and Chief of Registry
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 presentations on the work of…