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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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  • 22/11/2013 - 2013/35 -  The Court finds that Nicaragua must refrain from any dredging and other activities in the disputed territory and must, in particular, refrain from work of any kind on the two new caños, and that it must fill the trench on the beach north of the eastern caño within two weeks  PDF 66.1 Kb
  • 19/11/2013 - 2013/34 -  Request for the indication of new provisional measures filed by Costa Rica - The Court to deliver its Order on Friday 22 November 2013 at 3 p.m.  PDF 50.6 Kb
  • 21/10/2013 - 2013/30 -  Request for the indication of provisional measures filed by Nicaragua on 11 October 2013 - The Court to hold public hearings from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 November 2013  PDF 119 Kb
  • 17/10/2013 - 2013/28 - Conclusion of the public hearings on Costa Rica's Request for the indication of new provisional measures  PDF 141.3 Kb
  • 15/10/2013 - 2013/27 -  Nicaragua requests the Court to indicate provisional measures  PDF 57.2 Kb
  • 07/10/2013 - 2013/26 - Request for the indication of new provisional measures - Admission procedures, video streaming and practical information for the media  PDF 115.1 Kb
  • 02/10/2013 - 2013/25 - Request for the indication of new provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 14 to Thursday 17 October 2013  PDF 106.1 Kb
  • 25/09/2013 - 2013/23 - Costa Rica requests the Court to indicate new provisional measures in the case concerning Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)  PDF 120.1 Kb
  • 25/07/2013 - 2013/18 -  The Court finds that the circumstances, as they now present themselves to the Court, are not such as to require the exercise of its power to modify the measures indicated in the Order of 8 March 2011 and reaffirms those measures  PDF 301.5 Kb
  • 01/05/2013 - 2013/12 -  The Court rules on the counter-claims submitted by Nicaragua: it finds that the first claim is without object, that the second and third claims are inadmissible and that there is no need for it to entertain the fourth claim  PDF 119.6 Kb
  • 23/04/2013 - 2013/10 -  The Court joins the proceedings in the two cases  PDF 124.8 Kb
  • 14/04/2011 - 2011/12 - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings  PDF 64 Kb
  • 08/03/2011 - 2011/6 - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court requests the Parties to refrain from sending to, or maintaining in the disputed territory, including the caño, any personnel, whether civilian, police or security; it authorizes Costa Rica, in certain specific circumstances, to dispatch civilian personnel there charged with the protection of the environment; and it calls on the Parties not to aggravate or extend the dispute before the Court or make it more difficult to resolve  PDF 92.7 Kb
  • 23/02/2011 - 2011/5 - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order on Tuesday 8 March 2011 at 3 p.m.  PDF 70.3 Kb
  • 13/01/2011 - 2011/1 - Conclusion of the public hearings on Costa Rica's Request for the indication of provisional measures  PDF 67.6 Kb
  • 07/12/2010 - 2010/40 - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings from Tuesday 11 to Thursday 13 January 2011  PDF 74 Kb
  • 19/11/2010 - 2010/38 - Costa Rica institutes proceedings against Nicaragua and requests the Court to indicate provisional measures  PDF 80.9 Kb