Information: 25 October 2017

Switzerland joins ICC Junior Professional Officers Programme


On 25 October 2017, Mr Herman von Hebel, Registrar of the International Criminal Court (ICC), and H.E. Urs Breiter, Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation to The Netherlands, signed an agreement on the participation of the Switzerland in the ICC Junior Professional Officers programme.

The programme encourages junior professional officers, usually with an academic degree and limited professional experience, to acquire hands-on work experience under the close direction/supervision of Court officials and senior staff. The junior officers will be sponsored by their respective governments and recruited under a bilateral agreement between a donor country and the Court.

For further information, please contact Fadi El Abdallah, Spokesperson/Head, Public Affairs Unit, International Criminal Court, by telephone at: +31 (0)70 515-9152 or 31 (0)6 46448938 or by e-mail at: [email protected]

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