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Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)

Proceedings joined with Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) on 17 April 2013

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  • 07/02/2017 - NEW Press Release 2017/7 - The Court fixes time-limits for the filing of written pleadings on the question of compensation   PDF 147.1 Kb
  • 02/02/2017 - Order - Fixing of time-limits: written pleadings on the question of compensation   PDF 92.2 Kb
  • 16/12/2015 - Judgment - Merit   PDF 1.6 Mb
  • 16/12/2015 - Summary 2015/3 - Summary of the Judgment of 16 December 2015  PDF 1.2 Mb
  • 16/12/2015 - Press Release 2015/32 - The Court finds that Nicaragua has violated Costa Rica's territorial sovereignty and navigational rights, as well as the Court's Order of 8 March 2011 indicating provisional measures, but that it did not breach procedural or substantive environmental obligations through its dredging of the San Juan River  PDF 1.1 Mb
  • 04/12/2015 - Press Release 2015/30 - - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Wednesday 16 December 2015 at 3 p.m.  PDF 152.6 Kb
  • 01/05/2015 - Press Release 2015/11 - Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) - Conclusion of the public hearings − The Court to begin its deliberation  PDF 169 Kb
  • 10/04/2015 - Press Release 2015/10 - Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)   - Examination of experts during the public hearings  PDF 66.5 Kb
  • 30/03/2015 - Press Release 2015/9 - Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)   - Changes to the schedule for the public hearings  PDF 150.8 Kb
  • 16/02/2015 - Press Release 2015/7 - Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)   - The Court to hold public hearings from Tuesday 14 April to Friday 1 May 2015  PDF 156.1 Kb