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The Mechanism joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

Arusha, The Hague, 24 Jan 2017

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“MICT” or “Mechanism”) has joined the Digital Preservation Coalition (“DPC”); a non-profit organization that advocates...

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The Mechanism launches new and enhanced version of website

Arusha, The Hague, 4 Jan 2017

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“MICT”) yesterday launched an updated and improved version of its website, as part of its ongoing efforts to promote greater accessibility and transparency of information....

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The Mechanism Completes the Transfer of ICTR Records

Arusha, 13 Dec 2016

The records from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (“ICTR”) have now all been transferred into the custody of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“Mechanism”). The completion of this process, which...

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President Meron addresses the UN Security Council and urges the release of Judge Aydin Sefa Akay from detention

Arusha, The Hague, 8 Dec 2016

President Judge Theodor Meron

The President of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“MICT” and “Mechanism”), Judge Theodor Meron, today presented the latest progress report on the work of the MICT to the United Nations Security Council and...

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Prosecutor Serge Brammertz addresses the United Nations Security Council

Arusha, The Hague, 8 Dec 2016

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz

Prosecutor Serge Brammertz of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) and International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) today addressed the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
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United Nations Secretary-General appoints Mr. Olufemi Elias as Registrar of the Mechanism

Arusha, The Hague, 29 Nov 2016

Mr. Olufemi Elias

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced yesterday the appointment of Mr. Olufemi Elias of Nigeria as the Registrar of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“MICT” or “Mechanism”), effective 1 January 2017....

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Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals opens its new premises of the Arusha branch

Arusha, 28 Nov 2016

From left to right: MICT Registrar John Hocking; MICT President Theodor Meron; UN Legal Counsel Mr. Miguel de Serpa Soares; Vice President of Tanzania, Mrs Samia Suluhu Hassan; Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Dr. Augustine Mahiga; Regional Commissioner of Arusha, Mr. Mrisho Gambo; MICT Prosecutor Serge Brammertz and Chief Justice of Tanzania, Justice Mohamed Chande Othman

The official opening of the new premises of the Arusha Branch of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“MICT” or “Mechanism”) was marked by a ceremony held on Friday, 25 November 2016, in Arusha, presided over by...

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Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals opens its new premises of the Arusha branch

Arusha, 28 Nov 2016

Ajmer Singh Jandu and Kamalpal Jandu of Jandu Plumbers Ltd. with MICT Registrar John Hocking

The official opening of the new premises of the Arusha Branch of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“MICT” or “Mechanism”) was marked by a ceremony held on Friday, 25 November 2016, in Arusha, presided over by...

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Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals opens its new premises of the Arusha branch

Arusha, 28 Nov 2016

Mr. Miguel de Serpa Soares, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and Legal Counsel

The official opening of the new premises of the Arusha Branch of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“MICT” or “Mechanism”) was marked by a ceremony held on Friday, 25 November 2016, in Arusha, presided over by...

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Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals opens its new premises of the Arusha branch

Arusha, 28 Nov 2016

Picture of Vice President with senior UN officials, MICT judges and senior government officials from Tanzania

The official opening of the new premises of the Arusha Branch of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“MICT” or “Mechanism”) was marked by a ceremony held on Friday, 25 November 2016, in Arusha, presided over by...

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