November 19, 2017

ICTY President Judge Carmel Agius to pay official visit to Serbia this week

President Judge Carmel Agius with judges during his visit to Belgrade.

ICTY President Judge Carmel Agius will conduct an official visit to Belgrade, Serbia, from 31 October – 2 November 2017. This will be the final in a series of visits that the President is paying to the countries of the former Yugoslavia before the Tribunal closes down at the end of this year.

During his visit, President Agius will meet with high-level officials, including President Aleksandar Vučić, Prime Minister Ana Brnabić, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dačić and the Minister of Justice Nela Kuburović, along with members of the diplomatic community and civil society.

The topics to be discussed during the President’s visit include the facilitation of regional cooperation on the prosecution before domestic courts of crimes committed during the conflicts of the 1990s, the legacy of the Tribunal, and the possible establishment of an ICTY Information Centre in Serbia.

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