Thursday, June 11, 2015

STL Registrar meets government officials and diplomats during visit to Lebanon

Leidschendam, 11 June 2015 – The Registrar of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Daryl Mundis, has concluded an official visit to Beirut. Mr Mundis met the Lebanese Prime Minister, Tammam Salam, the Minister of Justice, Ashraf Rifi and the Prosecutor-General, Samir Hammoud, as well as representatives of the diplomatic community. The Registrar also met STL staff in Beirut to thank them for their continued efforts.
"These regular visits to Beirut are important to ensure smooth cooperation with the government and our other partners," said Mr Mundis. "They allow me to oversee firsthand the work of the STL in Lebanon and to thank personally Lebanese officials for their continued support of the Tribunal."
The STL Registrar is responsible for all aspects of the Tribunal's administration including the budget, fundraising, court management and relations with states. The Registrar's responsibilities also include the oversight of the Victims' Participation Unit, witness protection and detention facilities.