Registrar of the Residual Mechanism promised to support the Information Centre on the ICTY in Sarajevo


Deputy Mayor of Sarajevo Milan Trivić received the delegation of the Residual Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals headed by Olufemi Elias today at the City Hall.

In the meeting, they discussed the ways of future cooperation with the goal of promoting and putting into operation the Information Centre on the ICTY in Sarajevo, which was officially opened on May 23 this year. Deputy Mayor Trivić acquainted the delegation of the Residual Mechanism with the activities which were carried out to date. He particularly emphasized the cooperation established with the Faculty of Law, which will enable students and law experts to use the ICTY archive, housed at the Information Centre in the City Hall, through online data bases, as well as the authentic courtroom in their practical classes.

The Registrar of the Mechanism Olufemi praised the City Administration’s efforts and the results achieved in setting up the Centre. He said that the Mechanism will invests efforts and look for financial and other types of material support for the operation of the Centre, in accordance with the signed Memorandum of Understanding.

The meeting was attended by Ivo Komšić, President of the Mayor’s Council for Information Centre, which operates as part of the City of Sarajevo and Almir Alić, representative of the Secretariat of the MICT in BiH.