Compliments of the Season to you all and please accept my best wishes for health, happiness, and success in the year ahead. As I start my new role as President of the Staff Union, I wish to acknowledge how fortunate I was to have had Fraser Mcilwraith as my mentor.
As a staff representative for the last three and a half years, I have had the privilege of observing first hand his uni...
After five years as the President of the Staff Union, and 22 years with the ICTY and the Mechanism, I hang up my hat and pass the reins to our new Staff Union President, Gloria Otieno. I could not have hoped for a more capable and committed successor.
Gloria is not only competent, she is well studied in staff issues, having previously been SU Vice-President, being responsible for...
On Monday 6 May 2019, elections were held to form the new Staff Union Committee. Staff of the Mechanism elected seven members from Arusha, two from Kigali and ten from The Hague.
Here under the list of the newly elected representatives:
Bram van der EERDEN
Pierre Gerard KENNE TUFE
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At the UN's recent Global Town Hall, MICT Staff Union requested assistance from the Secretary-General with the MICT's budget crisis. Staff Rep Gloria Otieno addressed the SG from our Arusha offices. Text of the exchange is below:
SG’s Global Town Hall on 17 January 2018
MICTSU’s Q & SG’s A
MICT SU: Thank you very much.
Greetings to the Secretary General from Arusha Tan...
From 31 October through 2 November, the ICTY/MICT Staff Union, represented by its President, Fraser Mcilwraith, and a member of the Staff Union Committee, Ljubomir Vukosavlevic, participated together with 14 other staff unions from across the system in CCISUA mid-term meeting, held in New York.
The mid-term had a full agenda, comprising several meetings with UN’s leadership, including Secretar...