International Court of Justice

ICJ

International Court of Justice

Type IGO
Website icj-cij.org
Year founded 1945
Headquarters The Hague Netherlands Netherlands
Functions Advocacy
Funding sources Governments or multi-govt organizations
Tags human rights law social policy
Summary The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946. The seat of the Court is at the Peace Palace in The Hague (Netherlands). Of the six principal organs of the United Nations, it is the only one not located in New York (United States of America). The Court’s role is to settle, in accordance with international law, legal disputes submitted to it by States and to give advisory opinions on legal questions referred to it by authorized United Nations organs and specialized agencies.


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INT-Annuaire-Yearbook-73-2018-2019 (1)

ICJ · 28 May 2021 French

INT-Annuaire-Yearbook-73-2018-2019 (1).pdf Le présent ouvrage a été réalisé par le Greffe This book has been produced by the Registry de la Cour internationale de Justice of the International Court of …


The topicality of the fundamental principles concerning the peaceful settlement of international …

ICJ · 18 May 2021 English

The topicality of the fundamental principles concerning the peaceful settlement of international disputes, as set out in the Manila Declaration of 1982 THE TOPICALITY OF THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES CONCERNING THE …


Fin des audiences publiques/La Cour est prête à entamer son délibéré

ICJ · 30 April 2021 French

Paul-Crispin Kakhozi, ambassadeur de la République démocratique du Congo auprès du Royaume de Belgique, du Royaume des Pays-Bas, du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg et de l’Union européenne, agent. [...] b) des …


COUR INTERNATIONALE DE JUSTICE

ICJ · 22 April 2021 French

Dans leur requête en la présente espèce, les Etats demandeurs entendent fonder la compétence de la Cour sur la section 2 de l’article II de l’accord de transit et, par …


The Court commemorates the 75th anniversary of its inaugural sitting

ICJ · 19 April 2021 English

The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, today commemorated the 75th anniversary of its inaugural sitting, which took place on 18 April 1946 …


Allocution video de Mme la juge Joan Donoghue, présidente de la Cour …

ICJ · 19 April 2021 French

Allocution video de Mme la juge Joan Donoghue, présidente de la Cour internationale de Justice, à l’occasion du 75e anniversaire de la Cour ALLOCUTION VIDEO DE MME LA JUGE JOAN …


The Court at a glance (flyer)

ICJ · 31 March 2021 English

THE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE History and role of the Court The International Court of Justice is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. [...] The Peace Palace in …


The Court to hold public hearings on the question of reparations from …

ICJ · 29 March 2021 English

The International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, will hold public hearings on the question of reparations in the case concerning Armed Activities on the …


GUATEMALA’S TERRITORIAL, INSULAR AND MARITIME CLAIM 2020 - REVENDICATION TERRITORIALE, INSULAIRE

ICJ · 23 March 2021 French

1182-ordonnance-NET.pdf INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE REPORTS OF JUDGMENTS, ADVISORY OPINIONS AND ORDERS GUATEMALA’S TERRITORIAL, INSULAR AND MARITIME CLAIM (GUATEMALA/BELIZE) ORDER OF 22 APRIL 2020 2020 COUR INTERNATIONALE DE JUSTICE RECUEIL …


APPLICATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF THE FINANCING OF …

ICJ · 23 March 2021 English

1190-ordonnance-NET.pdf INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE REPORTS OF JUDGMENTS, ADVISORY OPINIONS AND ORDERS APPLICATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM AND OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION …


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