Friday, January 12, 2018

STL Registrar ends a working visit to Beirut

Leidschendam, 12 January 2018 – Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) Registrar Daryl Mundis met with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri this week, on the first working visit to Beirut in 2018 and discussed various matters relating to the Tribunal's work.

Mr Mundis also met with Justice Minister Salim Jreissati, Prosecutor General Samir Hammoud, Lebanese Armed Forces Commander General Joseph Aoun as well as the Director General of the Internal Security Forces, Major General Imad Osman.

"My visits to Beirut are key to maintain the good cooperation between the STL and the Lebanese authorities, allowing me to personally thank Lebanese officials for their continued commitment to support the work of the Tribunal," said Mr Mundis.

The STL Registrar is responsible for all aspects of the Tribunal's administration including the budget, fundraising, human resources and providing security. His responsibilities also include court management, the oversight of the Victims' Participation Unit, witness protection and language services.

Background information: On 22 December 2017, the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres extended the STL's mandate for a period of three years from 1 March 2018, or upon the completion of the cases before the STL if sooner.