10 March 2008
Secretary-General
SG/A/1124

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS ROBIN VINCENT OF UNITED KINGDOM

 

AS REGISTRAR FOR SPECIAL TRIBUNAL FOR LEBANON

 


United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Robin Vincent of the United Kingdom as the Registrar of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon today.  He will commence his duties at a date to be determined.


From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Vincent served as Registrar of the Special Court for Sierra Leone.  Since then, his work has included temporary service as Deputy Registrar of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and advising on the establishment of other international tribunals, including the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.


The appointment of the Registrar reflects the steady progress being accomplished in establishing the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.


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