International Court of Justice

International Court of Justice

22 June 2022
SC/14944

Following the death of Judge Antônio Cançado Trindade of the International Court of Justice on 29 May, the Security Council today set the date for an election to fill this vacancy.

5 November 2021
GA/12379

Meeting concurrently with the Security Council, the General Assembly today elected one judge out of a pool of two candidates for the International Court of Justice in The Hague to serve a term beginning today, 5 November 2021, and ending 5 February 2024.

5 November 2021
SC/14689

Meeting independently from but concurrently with the General Assembly, the Security Council today filled one open seat in the International Court of Justice.

28 October 2021
GA/12376

The General Assembly today adopted a resolution emphasizing the need for adequate, predictable and sustainable funding of the United Nations resident coordinator system, following a day‑long debate on the work of the International Court of Justice, which marks its seventy-fifth anniversary in 2021.

29 June 2021
SC/14566

The Security Council decided today that a vacancy on the International Court of Justice would be filled by election in November.

21 December 2020
SC/14397

The Security Council reaffirmed today its ongoing commitment to fostering interaction with the International Court of Justice, as it took note of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations and the 100th anniversary of the Statute of the Permanent Court of International Justice.

12 November 2020
SC/14357

The Security Council, meeting independently from but concurrently with the General Assembly today, elected five judges to the International Court of Justice for nine-year terms beginning on 6 February 2021.

12 November 2020
GA/12285

Meeting concurrently with the Security Council, the General Assembly today elected five judges — including four incumbents — out of a pool of eight candidates to the International Court of Justice in The Hague to serve nine-year terms beginning 6 February 2021.

11 November 2020
GA/12284

Meeting concurrently with the Security Council, the General Assembly today was unable to elect five judges from an initial pool of eight candidates to the International Court of Justice for terms of nine years beginning 6 February 2021.

11 November 2020
SC/14353

The Security Council, meeting independently from but concurrently with the General Assembly in an initial round of voting today, was not yet able to fill five open seats on the International Court of Justice.

3 November 2020
GA/12281

The General Assembly concluded its debate on the report of the International Court of Justice today, with speakers describing the growing docket of the principal United Nations judicial organ as a sign of rising confidence among Member States in the authority and legitimacy of its judgements and advisory opinions.

30 October 2019
GA/12207

Amid waning trust in multilateral institutions, the International Court of Justice remains a vital force for guarding and enhancing the rule of law at the international level, the General Assembly heard today, as speakers called on all States to accept the Court’s compulsory jurisdiction and ensure it is adequately funded.

9 July 2004
ICJ/616
(Reissued as received.)

THE HAGUE, 9 July (ICJ) -- The International Court of Justice (ICJ), principal judicial organ of the United Nations, has today rendered its Advisory Opinion in the case concerning the Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (request for advisory opinion).

In its Opinion, the Court finds unanimously that it has jurisdiction to give the advisory opinion requested by the United Nations General Assembly and decides by 14 votes to 1 to comply with that request.

25 June 2004
ICJ/614
25/06/2004Press Release
ICJ/614

international court to render advisory opinion in case

31 March 2004
ICJ/613
31/03/2004Press Release
ICJ/613

IN CASE OF MEXICAN NATIONALS SENTENCED TO DEATH, INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE FINDS

25 February 2004
ICJ/612
25/02/2004Press Release
ICJ/612

PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE

22 January 2004
ICJ/611
22/01/2004Press Release
ICJ/611

WORLD COURT AUTHORIZES ORGANIZATION OF ISLAMIC CONFERENCE TO PARTICIPATE

10 September 2003
ICJ/610
10/09/2003Press Release
ICJ/610

QUESTIONS OF INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF 1971 MONTREAL CONVENTION

18 June 2003
ICJ/609
18/06/2003Press Release
ICJ/609

CERTAIN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS IN FRANCE (REPUBLIC OF CONGO V. FRANCE)