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ICTY President Agius to pay official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina next week

ICTY President Judge Carmel Agius will conduct an official visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) from 19 – 21 June 2017. This is the second in a series of visits to the countries of the former Yugoslavia before the Tribunal’s closure at the end of this year, following a visit to Croatia in February 2017.

President Agius will meet with several high-level officials, including Members of the BiH Presidency, the Deputy Chairman of the BiH Council of Ministries, the Minister of Justice, the President of the BiH Court and the Mayor of Sarajevo. He will also deliver a lecture at the American University in BiH.

The topics to be discussed during the President’s visit include the facilitation of regional cooperation pertaining to war crimes issues, the legacy of the Tribunal, and the establishment of ICTY Information Centres in BiH.