The Registrar of the Special Court Herman Von Hebel would be leaving the court after serving almost two years in that position.
He succeeded Lovemore Munlo as registrar of the court in July 2007 when the Secretary General of the United Nations named him the Registrar. Mr. Von Hebel joined the court in July 2006 as the Deputy Registrar.
Mr. Von Hebel said “I have thoroughly enjoyed my work at the Special Court. He added being based in Freetown, my work allowed me to really see the impact of the court on peace and reconciliation in this country, and the restoration of the rule of law.”
He said also “I would miss the Special Court, the staff and the people of Sierra Leone but I will never forget you.”
Herman Von Hebel will leave Sierra Leone effective 1 July 2009 to join the Special Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia