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Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL)
Headquarter: The Hague

About STL

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon is a tribunal of international character. The STL was inaugurated on 1 March 2009.

The STL's headquarters are on the outskirts of The Hague, the Netherlands and the tribunal also has an office in Beirut, Lebanon.

Its primary mandate is to hold trials for the people accused of carrying out the attack of 14 February 2005 which killed 22 people, including the former prime minister of Lebanon, Rafik Hariri, and injured many others.

Work at STL

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) offers a broad range of work opportunities in the field of criminal law, international and humanitarian law, social sciences and administration. The working languages of the Tribunal are English, French and Arabic, but in some cases, knowledge of Dutch, the language of the host country, is beneficial.

The STL employs staff from all over the world. The paramount consideration in the appointment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity. Selection of staff members is made without distinction as to race, sex or religion. So far as practicable, selection is made on a competitive basis.

Staff members recruited for posts in the General Service category are considered as having been locally recruited and will not be entitled to the benefits granted to internationally-recruited staff.

The Hague
Type of Organization
United Nations System
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