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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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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


ICJ · 23 March 2021

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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