Herman von Hebel

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Herman von Hebel (born 22 November 1961 in Coevorden, Netherlands) is the current Registrar of the International Criminal Court.[1][2] He was elected on 8 March 2013 as the new Registrar for a five-year term. He was sworn in on 18 April 2013 and succeeds Silvana Arbia.

Prior to joining the ICC, he was Deputy Registrar then Registrar of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (2009–2013). He also served as Deputy Registrar then Registrar of the Special Court for Sierra Leone (mid-2006 until 2009). From 2001 until 2006 he was senior legal officer at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

Von Hebel began his career in the Dutch government where he worked in various capacities from 1990 until 2000 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Justice. During that time he was part of the Dutch delegation at the negotiations of the Rome Statute, which led to the establishment of the International Criminal Court.

He studied international law at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands (1981 to 1987).


  1. ^ "The registrar". International Criminal Court. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Curriculum vitae Von Hebel, Herman (Netherlands)" (PDF). International Criminal Court. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 December 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Silvana Arbia
Registrar of the International Criminal Court
Succeeded by