The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia welcomes the reappointment of John Hocking of Australia for a third term as Registrar of the Tribunal.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, in consultation with Tribunal President Carmel Agius, reappointed Mr. Hocking effective 15 May 2017, in accordance with the Statute of the Tribunal. Mr. Hocking will support the completion of the Tribunal’s work until its closure on 31 December 2017.
As Registrar, Mr. Hocking is in charge of the body of the Tribunal which provides administrative, legal and other support essential for the successful fulfilment of the court’s mandate.
Mr. Hocking, the ICTY’s longest serving Registrar, was first appointed on 15 May 2009 and reappointed on 15 May 2013. From 2012 to 2016, he served concurrently as the first Registrar of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals.