Fourth Term of Office Begins for ICTY Permanent Judges
FOURTH TERM OF OFFICE BEGINS FOR ICTY PERMANENT JUDGES
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The Hague, 17 November 2005
Today, 17 November 2005, the swearing in of Judge Bakone Justice Moloto (South Africa) and the welcoming of former ICTY ad litem judge, Judge Christine Van den Wyngaert (Belgium), as a permanent judge marked the start of the fourth term of office for the ICTY permanent judges.
On 17 November 2004, the General Assembly elected Judges Moloto and Van den Wyngaert as permanent judges for a four year term replacing Judges Mumba (Zambia) and El Mahdi (Egypt).
The following is a complete list of all judges beginning the fourth term of office as ICTY permanent judges:
Theodor Meron (United States of America)
Fausto Pocar (Italy)
Patrick Lipton Robinson (Jamaica)
Carmel A. Agius (Malta)
Liu Daqun (China)
Mohamed Shahabuddeen (Guyana)
Mehmet Güney (Turkey)
Andresia Vaz (Senegal)
Alphonsus Martinus Maria Orie (Netherlands)
Wolfgang Schomburg (Germany)
O-Gon Kwon (South Korea)
Jean-Claude Antonetti (France)
Kevin Parker (Australia)
Iain Bonomy (United Kingdom)
Bakone Justice Moloto (South Africa)
Christine Van den Wyngaert (Belgium)
Biographies for the judges can be found on the Tribunal's website at www.un.org/icty.