STL President ends working visit to Lebanon

The President of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), Judge Ivana Hrdličková, concluded a trip to Beirut yesterday where she met with government officials, as well as members of the diplomatic, legal and academic communities.

The STL President also participated in a number of outreach events.

She gave a lecture at the American University of Beirut on the evolution and latest developments of International Criminal Law.

On 2 November, Judge Hrdličková inaugurated the sixth Inter-University Programme on International Criminal Law and Procedure (IUP-ICLP) with a lecture at La Sagesse University. The IUP-ICLP is organised by the STL in cooperation with 11 prominent Lebanese universities and the T.M.C. Asser Institute in The Hague.

“The STL will continue to play a role in Lebanon’s future, giving Lebanese youth and experts the opportunity to build on its achievements”, said the President.

This visit completes the STL President regular missions to Lebanon for the year 2016.