On 21 December 2017, the ICTY Closing Ceremony took place in the Knight's Hall in the Parliament of the Netherlands. King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and António Guterres, UN Secretary General were in attendance. The event was attended by approximately 300 people and marked the end of the 24 years of the ICTY which will officially close on 31 December 2017. Speeches were given by the Principals of the ICTY including the President, Prosecutor and Registrar. The UN Secr
On Monday 18 December 2017, the ICTY held its final Closing Symposium. The Symposium discussed the legacy of the ICTY for other international courts and tribunals, the legacy for the region of the former Yugoslavia and the legacy for International Criminal Law. Colleen Rohan, President of The ADC-ICT, presented perspectives on defence and the creation and function of the Association of Defence Counsel.