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3 July 2017 - 13 July 2017
Maritime Delimitation in the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua); Land Boundary in the Northern Part of Isla Portillos (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua)
Public hearings from 3 to 13 July 2017

18 May 2017
Jadhav Case (India v. Pakistan)
Reading of the Order on the Request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by India

15 May 2017
Proceedings instituted by the Republic of India against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Request for the indication of provisional measures
Public hearings held on 15 May 2017

19 April 2017
Application of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Ukraine v. Russian Federation)
Delivery of the Order on the request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by Ukraine

6 March 2017 - 9 March 2017
Application of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Ukraine v. Russian Federation)
Public hearings on the request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by Ukraine

7 December 2016
Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France)
Lecture de l’ordonnance sur la demande en indication de mesures conservatoires présentée par la Guinée équatoriale

17 October 2016 - 19 October 2016
Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Public hearings from Monday 17 to Wednesday 19 October 2016

5 October 2016
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. India) – Reading of Judgment – Jurisdiction and admissibility

5 October 2016
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. Pakistan) – Reading of Judgment – Jurisdiction and admissibility

5 October 2016
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. United Kingdom) – Reading of Judgment – Preliminary Objections

19 September 2016 - 23 September 2016
Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) - Preliminary Objections -The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 19 September to Friday 23 September 2016

17 March 2016
Question of the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between Nicaragua and Colombia beyond 200 nautical miles from the Nicaraguan Coast (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Preliminary Objections – Delivery of Judgment
Preliminary Objections – Delivery of Judgment

17 March 2016
Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) Preliminary Objections – Delivery of Judgment
Preliminary Objections – Delivery of Judgment

9 March 2016 - 16 March 2016
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. United Kingdom) - Preliminary objections - The Court to hold public hearings from Wednesday 9 March to Wednesday 16 March 2016
Preliminary objections - The Court to hold public hearings from Wednesday 9 March to Wednesday 16 March 2016

8 March 2016 - 16 March 2016
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. Pakistan) - Jurisdiction and admissibility - The Court to hold public hearings from Tuesday 8 March to Wednesday 16 March 2016
Jurisdiction and admissibility - The Court to hold public hearings from Tuesday 8 March to Wednesday 16 March 2016

7 March 2016 - 16 March 2016
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. India) - Jurisdiction - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 7 March to Wednesday 16 March 2016
Jurisdiction - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 7 March to Wednesday 16 March 2016

16 December 2015
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) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Wednesday 16 December 2016 at 3 p.m.

5 October 2015 - 9 October 2015
Question of the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between Nicaragua and Colombia beyond 200 nautical miles from the Nicaraguan Coast (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Public hearings held from 5 to 9 October 2015 (Preliminary Objections)
Public hearings held from 5 to 9 October 2015 (Preliminary Objections)

28 September 2015 - 2 October 2015
Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Public hearings held from 28 September to 2 October 2015 (Preliminary Objections)
Public hearings held from 28 September to 2 October 2015 (Preliminary Objections)

24 September 2015 - 29 April 2016
Obligation to Negotiate Access to the Pacific Ocean (Bolivia v. Chile) - Preliminary Objection to the jurisdiction of the Court - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Thursday 24 September 2015
Preliminary Objection to the jurisdiction of the Court - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Thursday 24 September 2015

4 May 2015 - 8 May 2015
Obligation to Negotiate Access to the Pacific Ocean (Bolivia v. Chile) - Public hearings held from 4 to 8 May 2015 (Preliminary Objection)
Public hearings held from 4 to 8 May 2015 (Preliminary Objection)

14 April 2015 - 1 May 2015
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) - The Court to hold public hearings from Tuesday 14 April to Friday 1 May 2015

3 February 2015
Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia) - Judgment - Public sitting of Tuesday 3 February 2015
Reading of judgment - Public sitting of Tuesday 3 February 2015

31 March 2014
Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan; New Zealand intervening) - reading of Judgment

3 March 2014 - 29 April 2016
Questions relating to the Seizure and Detention of Certain Documents and Data (Timor-Leste v. Australia) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Order of the Court (3 March 2014)
Request for the indication of provisional measures - Order of the Court (3 March 2014)

3 March 2014 - 1 April 2014
Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia) - Hearings from Monday 3 March to Tuesday 1 April 2014
Hearings from Monday 3 March to Tuesday 1 April 2014

27 January 2014
Maritime Dispute (Peru v. Chile) - Delivery of the Court's Judgment

20 January 2014 - 22 January 2014
Proceedings instituted by Timor - Leste against Australia - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 20 to Wednesday 22 January 2014
Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 20 to Wednesday 22 January 2014

13 December 2013 - 29 April 2016
Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) - Delivery of the Order of the Court on the request for the indication of provisional measures filed by Nicaragua on 11 October 2013
Delivery of the Order of the Court on the request for the indication of provisional measures filed by Nicaragua on 11 October 2013

22 November 2013
Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - Request for the indication of new provisional measures filed by Costa Rica - Delivery of the Order of the Court

11 November 2013
Request for Interpretation of the Judgment of 15 June 1962 in the Case concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v. Thailand) (Cambodia v. Thailand) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Monday 11 November 2013 at 10 a.m.
The Court to deliver its Judgment on Monday 11 November 2013 at 10 a.m.

5 November 2013 - 8 November 2013
Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) - Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - Request for the indication of provisional measures filed by Nicaragua on 11 October 2013 - Public hearings from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 November 2013
Request for the indication of provisional measures filed by Nicaragua on 11 October 2013 - Public hearings from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 November 2013

14 October 2013 - 17 October 2013
Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - Request for the indication of new provisional measures - public hearings

26 June 2013 - 16 July 2013
Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan) - public hearings

16 April 2013
Frontier Dispute (Burkina Faso/Niger) - reading of Judgment

15 April 2013 - 19 April 2013
Request for Interpretation of the Judgment of 15 June 1962 in the Case concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v. Thailand) (Cambodge c. Thaïlande) - public hearings
Public hearings

3 December 2012 - 14 December 2012
Maritime Dispute (Peru v. Chile) - Public Hearings

19 November 2012
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Reading of the Judgment
Reading of the Judgment

8 October 2012 - 17 October 2012
Frontier Dispute (Burkina Faso/Niger) - public hearings

20 July 2012
Questions relating to the Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite (Belgium v. Senegal) - reading of the Judgment

19 June 2012
Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo) - reading of the Judgment

23 April 2012 - 4 May 2012
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - public hearings
Public hearings

12 March 2012 - 21 March 2012
Questions relating to the Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite (Belgium v. Senegal) - Public hearings from Monday 12 to Wednesday 21 March 2012

3 February 2012
Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy: Greece intervening) - Reading of the Court Judgment by President Hisashi Owada, on 3 February 2012

1 February 2012
Judgment No. 2867 of the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization upon a complaint filed against the International Fund for Agricultural Development - Reading of the Advisory Opinion of 1 February 2012 by ICJ President Hisashi Owada

5 December 2011
Application of the Interim Accord of 13 September 1995 (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia v. Greece) - Reading of the Judgment of 5 December 2011 by ICJ President Hisashi Owada

12 September 2011 - 16 September 2011
Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy: Greece intervening) - public hearings from Monday 12 to Friday 16 September 2011

18 July 2011
Request for Interpretation of the Judgment of 15 June 1962 in the Case concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v. Thailand) (Cambodge c. Thaïlande) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Reading of the Court's Order Monday 18 July 2011 at 10 a.m.
Request for the indication of provisional measures - Reading of the Court's Order Monday 18 July 2011 at 10 a.m.

30 May 2011 - 31 May 2011
Request for interpretation of the Judgment of 15 June 1962 in the Case concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v. Thailand) (Cambodia v. Thailand) - Public hearings - request for the indication of provisional measures
Public hearings - request for the indication of provisional measures

4 May 2011
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Application for permission to intervene filed by Honduras - Reading of the Judgment of the Court on 4 May 2011
Application for permission to intervene filed by Honduras - Reading of the Judgment of the Court on 4 May 2011

4 May 2011
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Application for permission to intervene filed by Costa Rica - Reading of the Judgment of the Court on 4 May 2011
Application for permission to intervene filed by Costa Rica - Reading of the Judgment of the Court on 4 May 2011

1 April 2011
Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Georgia v. Russian Federation) - Reading of the Court's Judgment on the preliminary objections to the Court's jurisdiction raised by the Russian Federation

21 March 2011 - 30 March 2011
Application of the Interim Accord of 13 September 1995 (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia v. Greece) - public hearings from Monday 21 to Wednesday 30 March 2011

8 March 2011
Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - Order of 8 March 2011

11 January 2011 - 13 January 2011
Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - public Hearings, from Monday 11 to Friday 13 January 2011

30 November 2010
Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo) - Judgment of 30 November 2010

18 October 2010 - 22 October 2010
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - public Hearings, from Monday 18 to Friday 22 October 2010
Public Hearings, from Monday 18 to Friday 22 October 2010

11 October 2010 - 15 October 2010
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - public Hearings, from Monday 11 to Friday 15 October 2010
Public Hearings, from Monday 11 to Friday 15 October 2010

13 September 2010 - 17 September 2010
Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Georgia v. Russian Federation) - public Hearings, from Monday 13 to Friday 17 September 2010

22 July 2010
Accordance with International Law of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence by the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government of Kosovo (Request for Advisory Opinion) - Advisory Opinion

1 December 2009 - 11 December 2009
Accordance with International Law of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence by the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government of Kosovo (Request for Advisory Opinion) - public hearings from Tuesday 1 December to Friday 11 December 2009