John Hocking: The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals - the first five years

Guest lecture:
John Hocking of Australia has served as a United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Registrar of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) since 2009. From 2012 to 2016, he concurrently served as the first Registrar of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT).
John Hocking

Mr. Hocking has worked in international criminal justice since 1997. He joined the ICTY as a Legal Officer on its first multi-accused case, the  Čelebići trial. He later served as a Senior Legal Officer for the Appeals Chambers of both the ICTY and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda before his appointment as Deputy Registrar of the ICTY in December 2004. He held this position until January 2009, when he became Acting Registrar.
Prior to joining the United Nations, Mr. Hocking held legal and policy adviser positions domestically and internationally, including with the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris and the Australian Government's national multicultural television and radio broadcaster.
Mr. Hocking is admitted as a barrister at Lincoln's Inn in London, United Kingdom, and as an advocate at the Supreme Courts of Victoria and New South Wales in Australia. He holds a Master of Law from the London School of Economics, a Bachelor of Law from the University of Sydney, and a Bachelor of Science from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.