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MICT and ICTR Celebrate International Women’s Day

Arusha, 10 Mar 2014

Maasai women from a local NGO "Return Home Development Organisation" attended the event

The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) marked today International Women’s Day in collaboration with the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) as a combined UN Office in Arusha, Tanzania. The...

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Arusha Spouses’ Association makes donation for school water point

, 17 Feb 2014

On 11 February the Arusha Spouses’ Association (ASA) received a donation in the amount of $ 4,040 for the funding of a water point at the Sombetini Primary School in Arusha, Tanzania. A unique initiative facilitated by the...

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Milan Lukić transferred to Estonia to serve sentence

The Hague, 11 Feb 2014

Milan Lukić, former leader of a group of local Bosnian Serb paramilitaries in the south-eastern Bosnian town of Višegrad, was transferred on Monday, 10 February to Estonia to serve his sentence. 

New search tool on ICTR and ICTY jurisprudence

The Hague, 16 Dec 2013

ICTR/ICTY Case Law Database

A new international criminal justice research tool has been released online to facilitate public access to the vast collection of jurisprudence produced by the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda...

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President Meron’s address to the UN Security Council

The Hague, 5 Dec 2013

UN Security Council

President of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), Judge Theodor Meron, today updated the United Nations Security Council on the work of the Mechanism as it moves forward in its second year of existence....

United Nations and Tanzania sign agreement on Mechanism headquarters

Arusha, 29 Nov 2013

Miguel Serpa Soares, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, and Bernard K.Membe, Tanzania Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

The Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel, Mr. Miguel de Serpa Soares, visited the United Republic of Tanzania this week to sign an agreement between the United Nations and the United...

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The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals Make Joint Visit to Rwanda

The Hague, 6 Nov 2013

On 4 and 5 November 2013, the leading officials of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) were in Kigali, Rwanda, to meet with senior officials...

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President Meron presents first Annual Report to the United Nations General Assembly

The Hague, 14 Oct 2013

President Theodor Meron today presented the first Annual Report of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) to the UN General Assembly. In his first address to the General Assembly on behalf of the MICT,...

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Mechanism Takes Custody of Archives and Records Centres at Arusha Branch

Arusha, 17 Sep 2013

 ICTR Registrar Bongani Majola ; ICTR President Judge Vagn Joensen ; ICTR and MICT Prosecutor Hassan B. Jallow ; Samuel Akorimo (representing ICTY and MICT Registrar John Hocking) and Karen Johnson (representing ICTY and MICT President Judge Theodor Meron).

370 linear metres of records and two temporary records centres were handed over by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (“ICTR”) to the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (“Mechanism”) on Tuesday, 17...

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Mechanism Prosecutor designates Officers-in-charge for Arusha and Hague branches and visits Den Haag Mayor’s office

The Hague, 10 Sep 2013

MICT Prosecutor Hassan B. Jallow and Willem Post, Director of International Affairs, City of The Hague

The Prosecutor of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, Mr Hassan B. Jallow, has designated Mr Mathias Marcussen, the Senior Legal Officer of the Mechanism OTP Hague Branch, as the Officer-in-Charge of the OTP...

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