The Head of the OSCE Office in Zagreb's Housing Care Implementation Unit, Jan Repa (left) and Housing Care Officer Jasmin Mahmic visit elderly returnee Ana Djurisic in the eastern Slavonian town of Ilok, July 2008. (OSCE)
Monitoring and reporting on war crimes proceedings and housing care
The first mandate adopted by the Permanent Council Decision on 21 December 2007 (Decision No. 836) authorized the Office in Zagreb to:
monitor the proceedings related to cases referred to Croatia pursuant to Rule 11bis of the ICTY's Rules of Procedure and Evidence on behalf of the OSCE as well as on behalf of the Prosecutor of ICTY, in line with Permanent Council Decision No. 673 dated 19 May 2005;
monitor, as part of the national proceedings followed, all other cases involving ICTY transfers including so-called "Category II" cases as well as all domestic war crimes proceedings initiated at the local level;
report on residual aspects of the implementation of the housing care programmes.
In carrying out its tasks the Office will closely work with Government offices and non-governmental bodies and offices as appropriate.