Press Releases

     

    SG/SM/8870
    L/3052

    15 September 2003

    SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES ELECTION
    OF VICTIMS TRUST FUND BOARD

    NEW YORK, 12 September (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    The Secretary-General welcomes the election today of the Board of Directors of the Victims Trust Fund established by the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.  The Secretary-General is pleased that five distinguished international figures have been elected to manage the Trust Fund, the success of which will have an important bearing on the success of the Court itself.

    * *** *