July 7, 2020

UN Security Council reappoints Prosecutor Serge Brammertz

UN Security Council also completes review of Mechanism’s progress of work Arusha, The Hague, 26/06/2020 – 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 until 30 June 2022. Prosecutor Brammertz has served as Prosecutor of the Mechanism since 1 March 2016. Previously, he served as Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) from 1 January 2008 until its closure at the end of 2017. The Security Council further completed its review of…

President Agius concludes high-level meetings with Tanzanian officials

Arusha, 8 November 2019- The President of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism), Judge Carmel Agius, today concluded his second visit to Dar es Salaam in the United Republic of Tanzania (Tanzania), where he held high-level meetings with Government officials.  Having travelled to Arusha earlier in November to spend time with staff at the Mechanism’s Arusha branch, President Agius took advantage of his presence in Tanzania to visit Dar es Salaam. There, he met with Tanzania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Prof. Palamagamba Kabudi, and Minister of Constitutional and Legal Affairs, Dr. Augustine Mahiga, on…