Annan applauds election of board for war crimes court victims fund

By on October 6, 2019

“The Secretary-General is pleased that five distinguished international figures have been elected to manage the Trust Fund, the success of which will have an important bearing on the success of the Court itself,” a statement issued by a UN spokesman said.Those elected today by the Assembly of States Parties of the ICC, meeting at UN Headquarters in New York, were Queen Rania al-Abdullah of Jordan, former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias Sánchez, former Polish Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki, former French Health Minister Simone Veil and Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa. read more

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