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Press release No. 2017/32

24 July 2017
Legal consequences of the separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965 (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court makes an Order organizing the proceedings; it fixes the time-limits for the presentation of the written statements and written comments on those statements
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Press release No. 2017/31

21 July 2017
Gabčíkovo-Nagymaros Project (Hungary/Slovakia) - The Court places on record the discontinuance by Slovakia of the procedure begun by means of its Request for an additional judgment
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Press release No. 2017/30

20 July 2017
Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - Question of compensation - The President of the Court authorizes the submission of a Reply by Costa Rica and a Rejoinder by Nicaragua and fixes time-limits for the filing of these pleadings
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Press release No. 2017/29

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) - Conclusion of the public hearings - The Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2017/29

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) - Conclusion of the public hearings - The Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2017/28

30 June 2017
Malaysia requests an interpretation of the Judgment of 23 May 2008 in the case concerning Sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Pulau Batu Puteh, Middle Rocks and South Ledge (Malaysia/Singapore)
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Press release No. 2017/27

29 June 2017
The General Assembly of the United Nations requests an advisory opinion from the Court on the legal consequences of the separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965
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Press release No. 2017/26

27 June 2017
The International Court of Justice launches a new website
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Press release No. 2017/25

16 June 2017
Jadhav Case (India v. Pakistan) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings
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Press release No. 2017/24

14 June 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) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings
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Press release No. 2017/23

1 June 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) The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 3 July to Thursday 13 July 2017
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Press release No. 2017/23

1 June 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) - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 3 July to Thursday 13 July 2017
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Press release No. 2017/22

18 May 2017
Jadhav Case (India v. Pakistan) - Provisional Measures - The Court indicates to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan that it must take “all measures at its disposal” to prevent the execution of an Indian national, Mr. Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav, pending final judgment of the Court
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Press release No. 2017/21

17 May 2017
Jadhav Case (India v. Pakistan) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order tomorrow on Thursday 18 May 2017
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Press release No. 2017/20

15 May 2017
Jadhav Case (India v. Pakistan) - Conclusion of the public hearings on the request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by India - The Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2017/19

11 May 2017
Certain Iranian Assets (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) - Fixing of the time-limit for the filing by the Islamic Republic of Iran of a written statement of its observations and submissions on the preliminary objections raised by the United States of America
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Press release No. 2017/18

10 May 2017
Proceedings instituted by the Republic of India against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings on Monday 15 May 2017
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Press release No. 2017/17

10 May 2017
Proceedings instituted by the Republic of India against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Urgent Communication to Pakistan from the President under Article 74, paragraph 4, of the Rules of Court
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Press release No. 2017/16

9 May 2017
The Republic of India institutes proceedings against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and requests the Court to indicate provisional measures
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Press release No. 2017/15

19 April 2017
The Court finds that Russia must refrain from imposing limitations on the ability of the Crimean Tatar community to conserve its representative institutions, including the Mejlis, and ensure the availability of education in the Ukrainian language
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Press release No. 2017/14

10 April 2017
Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France) - Fixing of the time-limit for the filing by Equatorial Guinea of a written statement of its observations and submissions on the preliminary objections raised by France
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Press release No. 2017/13

10 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) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order on Wednesday 19 April 2017
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Press release No. 2017/12

9 March 2017
Document entitled "Application for revision of the Judgment of 26 February 2007 in the case concerning the Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Serbia)" - Statement by H.E. Judge Ronny Abraham, President of the International Court of Justice
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Press release No. 2017/11

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) - Conclusion of the public hearings on the request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by Ukraine - The Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2017/10

22 February 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) - Note to members of the press - Closure of the accreditation procedure
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Press release No. 2017/9

7 February 2017
Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) - Fixing of time-limit for the filing of Kenya's Counter-Memorial
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Press release No. 2017/8

7 February 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) - The Court fixes time-limits for the filing of written pleadings in the case concerning Land Boundary in the Northern Part of Isla Portillos (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) and joins the proceedings in the two cases
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Press release No. 2017/8

7 February 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) - The Court fixes time-limits for the filing of written pleadings in the case concerning Land Boundary in the Northern Part of Isla Portillos (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) and joins the proceedings in the two cases
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Press release No. 2017/7

7 February 2017
Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - The Court fixes time-limits for the filing of written pleadings on the question of compensation
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Press release No. 2017/6

3 February 2017
Malaysia requests a revision of the Judgment of 23 May 2008, in which the Court found, inter alia, that sovereignty over the island of Pedra Branca/Pulau Batu Puteh belongs to Singapore
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Press release No. 2017/5

2 February 2017
The Court finds that it may proceed with the maritime delimitation between Somalia and Kenya in the Indian Ocean
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Press release No. 2017/4

1 February 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) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 6 to Thursday 9 March 2017
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Press release No. 2017/3

20 January 2017
Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) - Preliminary Objections - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Thursday 2 February 2017
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Press release No. 2017/2

17 January 2017
Ukraine institutes proceedings against the Russian Federation and requests the Court to indicate provisional measures
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Press release No. 2017/1

16 January 2017
Costa Rica institutes proceedings against Nicaragua with regard to a "[d]ispute concerning the precise definition of the boundary in the area of Los Portillos/ Harbor Head Lagoon and the establishment of a new military camp by Nicaragua" on the beach of Isla Portillos
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Press release No. 2016/39

12 December 2016
Fixing of the time-limit for the filing of the Parties' Counter-Memorials on reparations
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Press release No. 2016/38

7 December 2016
Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France) - The Court finds that France must guarantee the protection of the premises presented as housing the diplomatic mission of Equatorial Guinea in France
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Press release No. 2016/37

2 December 2016
Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order on Wednesday 7 December 2016
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Press release No. 2016/36

18 November 2016
Presentation of a gift to the International Court of Justice by the Republic of Cyprus
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Press release No. 2016/35

28 October 2016
The President of the International Court of Justice assures the General Assembly that the Court "will continue to use all the resources at its disposal to fulfil its role as principal judicial organ of the United Nations"
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Press release No. 2016/34

27 October 2016
"70 years in the service of Peace and Justice" Exhibition marking the seventieth anniversary of the International Court of Justice opens at United Nations Headquarters in New York
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Press release No. 2016/33

19 October 2016
Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France) - Conclusion of the public hearings on the request for the indication of provisional measures made by Equatorial Guinea - The Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2016/32

6 October 2016
Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 17 to Wednesday 19 October 2016
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Press release No. 2016/31

5 October 2016
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. United Kingdom) - The Court upholds the first preliminary objection to jurisdiction raised by the United Kingdom, based on the absence of a dispute between the Parties, and finds that it cannot proceed to the merits of the case
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Press release No. 2016/30

5 October 2016
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. Pakistan) - The Court upholds the objection to jurisdiction raised by Pakistan, based on the absence of a dispute between the Parties, and finds that it cannot proceed to the merits of the case
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Press release No. 2016/29

5 October 2016
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. India) - The Court upholds the objection to jurisdiction raised by India, based on the absence of a dispute between the Parties, and finds that it cannot proceed to the merits of the case
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Press release No. 2016/28

30 September 2016
Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France) - Request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by Equatorial Guinea
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Press release No. 2016/27

27 September 2016
Obligation to Negotiate Access to the Pacific Ocean (Bolivia v. Chile) - The Court authorizes Bolivia to submit a Reply and Chile to submit a Rejoinder and fixes time-limits for the filing of these pleadings
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Press release No. 2016/26

23 September 2016
Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) - Conclusion of public hearings on the preliminary objections raised by the Republic of Kenya - The Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2016/25

22 August 2016
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. India) - Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. Pakistan) - Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. United Kingdom) - The Court to deliver its Judgments on Wednesday 5 October 2016
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Press release No. 2016/24

14 July 2016
Certain Iranian Assets (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings
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Press release No. 2016/23

14 July 2016
Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings
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Press release No. 2016/22

14 July 2016
Dispute over the Status and Use of the Waters of the Silala (Chile v. Bolivia) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings
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Press release No. 2016/21

5 July 2016
Visit to the International Court of Justice by the President of the Hellenic Republic, H.E. Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos
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Press release No. 2016/20

23 June 2016
Maritime Delimitation in the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - Appointment of experts
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Press release No. 2016/19

15 June 2016
Iran institutes proceedings against the United States with regard to a dispute concerning alleged violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity
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Press release No. 2016/18

14 June 2016
The Republic of Equatorial Guinea institutes proceedings against France with regard to "the immunity from criminal jurisdiction of [its] Second Vice-President in charge of Defence and State Security, and the legal status of the building which houses [its] Embassy in France"
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Press release No. 2016/17

9 June 2016
Delimitation in the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - The Court to arrange for an expert opinion
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Press release No. 2016/16

6 June 2016
Chile institutes proceedings against Bolivia with regard to a dispute concerning the status and use of the waters of the Silala
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Press release No. 2016/15

6 May 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
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Press release No. 2016/14

4 May 2016
Question of the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between Nicaragua and Colombia beyond 200 nautical miles from the Nicaraguan Coast (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Fixing of new time-limits for the filing of pleadings on the merits
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Press release No. 2016/12

20 April 2016
To celebrate its seventieth anniversary, the International Court of Justice has held a solemn commemorative sitting at the Peace Palace, in the presence of His Majesty the King of the Netherlands and the Secretary-General of the United Nations
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Press release No. 2016/11

18 April 2016
Seventieth anniversary of the International Court of Justice - A solemn commemorative sitting will be held on Wednesday 20 April 2016 at the Peace Palace, in the presence of His Majesty the King of the Netherlands and the Secretary-General of the United Nations - Practical information for the media
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Press release No. 2016/10

21 March 2016
Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Fixing of time-limit for the filing of Colombia's Counter-Memorial
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Press release No. 2016/9

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) - The Court finds that it has jurisdiction, on the basis of Article XXXI of the Pact of Bogotá, to entertain the First Request put forward by Nicaragua in its Application, in which it requests the Court to determine “[t]he precise course of the maritime boundary between Nicaragua and Colombia in the areas of the continental shelf which appertain to each of them beyond the boundaries determined by the Court in its Judgment of 19 November 2012”, and that that Request is admissible
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Press release No. 2016/8

17 March 2016
Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - The Court finds that it has jurisdiction, on the basis of Article XXXI of the Pact of Bogotá, to adjudicate upon the dispute regarding the alleged violations by Colombia of Nicaragua's rights in the maritime zones which, according to Nicaragua, the Court declared in its 2012 Judgment appertain to Nicaragua
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Press release No. 2016/7

16 March 2016
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. United Kingdom) - Conclusion of public hearings on the preliminary objections raised by the United Kingdom
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Press release No. 2016/6

16 March 2016
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. India) - Conclusion of public hearings on the question of jurisdiction
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Press release No. 2016/5

8 March 2016
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. Pakistan) - Conclusion of public hearings on jurisdiction and admissibility – The Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2016/4

7 March 2016
Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - The Court to deliver its Judgments on Preliminary Objections on Thursday 17 March
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Press release No. 2016/4

7 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) - The Court to deliver its Judgments on Preliminary Objections on Thursday 17 March
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Press release No. 2016/3

29 January 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
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Press release No. 2016/2

29 January 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
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Press release No. 2016/1

29 January 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
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Press release No. 2015/32

16 December 2015
Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - 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
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Press release No. 2015/32

16 December 2015
Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) - The Court finds that Costa Rica has violated its obligation to carry out an environmental impact assessment concerning the construction of Route 1856, but that it did not breach substantive environmental obligations
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Press release No. 2015/31

14 December 2015
Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda) - Extension of the time-limit for the filing of the Parties’ Memorials on reparations
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Press release No. 2015/30

4 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.
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Press release No. 2015/30

4 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 2015 at 3 p.m.
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Press release No. 2015/29

5 November 2015
“[T]he activities of the International Court of Justice continue to play a prime role in the peaceful settlement of inter-State disputes”, the President of the Court declares before the United Nations General Assembly
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Press release No. 2015/28

4 November 2015
Opening of a Court Twitter account
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Press release No. 2015/27

12 October 2015
Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) - Fixing of time-limit for the filing by Somalia of a written statement of its observations and submissions on the preliminary objections raised by Kenya
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Press release No. 2015/26

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) - Conclusion of public hearings on the preliminary objections raised by the Republic of Colombia - Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2015/25

2 October 2015
Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Conclusion of public hearings on the Preliminary Objections raised by the Republic of Colombia - Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2015/24

25 September 2015
Obligation to Negotiate Access to the Pacific Ocean (Bolivia v. Chile) - Fixing of time-limit for the filing of the Counter-Memorial of Chile
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Press release No. 2015/23

24 September 2015
Obligation to Negotiate Access to the Pacific Ocean (Bolivia v. Chile) - The Court rejects the preliminary objection raised by Chile and finds that it has jurisdiction to entertain the Application filed by Bolivia on 24 April 2013
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Press release No. 2015/22

9 September 2015
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
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Press release No. 2015/21

31 July 2015
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 - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 5 October to Friday 9 October 2015
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Press release No. 2015/20

31 July 2015
Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Preliminary Objections - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 28 September to Friday 2 October 2015
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Press release No. 2015/19

14 July 2015
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. Pakistan) - Extension of the time−limit for the filing of Pakistan's Counter−Memorial
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Press release No. 2015/18

9 July 2015
Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda) - The Court decides to resume the proceedings in the case with regard to the question of reparations and fixes the time-limit for the filing of written pleadings
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Press release No. 2015/17

3 July 2015
Composition of the Rules Committee and Library Committee of the International Court of Justice
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Press release No. 2015/16

23 June 2015
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. United Kingdom) - Fixing of the time-limit for the filing by the Republic of the Marshall Islands of a written statement on the preliminary objections raised by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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Press release No. 2015/15

12 June 2015
Questions relating to the Seizure and Detention of Certain Documents and Data (Timor-Leste v. Australia) - Case removed from the Court’s List at the request of Timor-Leste
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Press release No. 2015/14

2 June 2015
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. India) - Extension of the time−limit for the filing of India's Counter−Memorial
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Press release No. 2015/13

8 May 2015
Obligation to Negotiate Access to the Pacific Ocean (Bolivia v. Chile) - Conclusion of the public hearings on the Preliminary Objection raised by the Republic of Chile - Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2015/12

6 May 2015
Questions relating to the Seizure and Detention of Certain Documents and Data (Timor-Leste v. Australia) - The Court authorizes the return of all the documents and data seized on 3 December 2013 by Australia from the business premises of a legal adviser to Timor-Leste
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Press release No. 2015/11

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) - Conclusion of the public hearings − The Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2015/11

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) - Conclusion of the public hearings − The Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2015/10

10 April 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) - Examination of experts during the public hearings
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Press release No. 2015/10

10 April 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) - Examination of experts during the public hearings
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Press release No. 2015/9

30 March 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) - Changes to the schedule for the public hearings
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Press release No. 2015/9

30 March 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) - Changes to the schedule for the public hearings
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Press release No. 2015/8

16 February 2015
Obligation to Negotiate Access to the Pacific Ocean (Bolivia v. Chile) - Preliminary Objection - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 4 May to Friday 8 May 2015
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Press release No. 2015/7

16 February 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
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Press release No. 2015/7

16 February 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
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Press release No. 2015/6

6 February 2015
The judges of the International Court of Justice elect the members of the Chamber of Summary Procedure, the Budgetary and Administrative Committee and the Rules Committee of the Court
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Press release No. 2015/5

6 February 2015
Judge Ronny Abraham (France) elected President of the International Court of Justice - Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf (Somalia) elected Vice-President
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Press release No. 2015/4

3 February 2015
Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia) - The Court rejects Croatia’s claim and Serbia’s counter-claim
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Press release No. 2015/3

28 January 2015
Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia) - Note to members of the press - Closure of the press accreditation procedure
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Press release No. 2015/2

22 January 2015
Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Tuesday 3 February 2015 at 10 a.m.
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Press release No. 2015/1

14 January 2015
Swearing-in of three new Members of the Court at a public sitting on Friday 6 February 2015 at 10 a.m.
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Press release No. 2014/34

22 December 2014
Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Fixing of time-limit for the filing by Nicaragua of a written statement of its observations and submissions on the preliminary objections raised by Colombia
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Press release No. 2014/33

18 November 2014
United Nations General Assembly and Security Council elect Mr. Patrick Lipton Robinson as a Member of the Court
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Press release No. 2014/32

7 November 2014
United Nations General Assembly and Security Council elect four Members of the Court
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Press release No. 2014/31

31 October 2014
The International Court of Justice is “committed to fulfilling its high judicial mission impartially and effectively”, declares the President of the Court to the United Nations General Assembly
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Press release No. 2014/30

17 October 2014
Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings
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Press release No. 2014/29

3 October 2014
Question of the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between Nicaragua and Colombia beyond 200 nautical miles from the Nicaraguan Coast (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Fixing of time-limit for the filing by Nicaragua of a written statement of its observations and submissions on the preliminary objections raised by Colombia
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Press release No. 2014/28

5 September 2014
Questions relating to the Seizure and Detention of Certain Documents and Data (Timor-Leste v. Australia) - The Court decides to grant the Parties’ request to postpone the oral proceedings due to open on 17 September 2014
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Press release No. 2014/27

28 August 2014
Somalia institutes proceedings against Kenya with regard to “a dispute concerning maritime delimitation in the Indian Ocean”
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Press release No. 2014/26

11 August 2014
United Nations Security Council pays visit to the International Court of Justice
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Press release No. 2014/25

7 August 2014
The Argentine Republic seeks to institute proceedings against the United States of America before the International Court of Justice. It requests US to accept the Court’s jurisdiction
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Press release No. 2014/24

16 July 2014
Obligation to Negotiate Access to the Pacific Ocean (Bolivia v. Chile) - Fixing of the time-limit for the filing of a written statement by Bolivia on the preliminary objection to the jurisdiction of the Court raised by Chile
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Press release No. 2014/23

11 July 2014
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. Pakistan) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of written pleadings on the questions of the Court’s jurisdiction and the admissibility of the Application
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Press release No. 2014/22

19 June 2014
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. India) - Fixing of time-limits for filing of pleadings on the question of jurisdiction
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Press release No. 2014/21

19 June 2014
Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. United Kingdom) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of initial pleadings
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Press release No. 2014/20

9 May 2014
Official visit to the International Court of Justice of the Under-Secretary-General, the Legal Counsel of the United Nations, Mr. Miguel de Serpa Soares
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Press release No. 2014/19

29 April 2014
Unveiling of a stele bearing the Law Code of Hammurabi at the seat of the International Court of Justice
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Press release No. 2014/18

25 April 2014
The Republic of the Marshall Islands files Applications against nine States for their alleged failure to fulfil their obligations with respect to the cessation of the nuclear arms race at an early date and to nuclear disarmament
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Press release No. 2014/17

4 April 2014
The International Court of Justice pays tribute to Judge Manfred Lachs (Poland), former President of the Court
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Press release No. 2014/16

3 April 2014
Maritime Delimitation in the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean - (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings
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Press release No. 2014/15

1 April 2014
Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia) - Conclusion of the public hearings - Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2014/14

31 March 2014
Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan: New Zealand intervening) - The Court finds that Japan's whaling programme in the Antarctic (JARPA II) is not in accordance with three provisions of the Schedule to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling
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Press release No. 2014/13

4 March 2014
Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan: New Zealand intervening) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Monday 31 March 2014 at 10 a.m.
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Press release No. 2014/12

3 March 2014
Questions relating to the Seizure and Detention of Certain Documents and Data (Timor-Leste v. Australia) - The Court finds that Australia shall ensure that the content of the seized material is not used to the disadvantage of Timor-Leste
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Press release No. 2014/11

26 February 2014
Costa Rica institutes proceedings against Nicaragua with regard to a "[d]ispute concerning maritime delimitation in the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean"
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Press release No. 2014/9

25 February 2014
Questions relating to the Seizure and Detention of Certain Documents and Data (Timor-Leste v. Australia) - Request for the indication of provisional measures filed by Timor-Leste - The Court to deliver its Order on Monday 3 March 2014 at 3 p.m.
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Press release No. 2014/10

25 February 2014
Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia) - Note to members of the press - Closure of the press accreditation procedure
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Press release No. 2014/8

20 February 2014
Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia) - Public hearings from Monday 3 March to Tuesday 1 April 2014 - Practical information for the media and the public
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Press release No. 2014/7

14 February 2014
Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia) - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 3 March to Tuesday 1 April 2014
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Press release No. 2014/6

7 February 2014
Questions relating to the Seizure and Detention of Certain Documents and Data (Timor-Leste v. Australia) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings
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Press release No. 2014/5

6 February 2014
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) - The Court authorizes the submission of a Reply by Nicaragua and a Rejoinder by Costa Rica and fixes time−limits for the filing of these pleadings
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Press release No. 2014/4

4 February 2014
Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings
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Press release No. 2014/3

3 February 2014
Mr. Philippe Couvreur re-elected Registrar of the International Court of Justice
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Press release No. 2014/2

27 January 2014
Maritime Dispute (Peru v. Chile) - The Court determines the course of the single maritime boundary between Peru and Chile
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Press release No. 2014/1

22 January 2014
Questions relating to the Seizure and Detention of Certain Documents and Data (Timor-Leste v. Australia) - Conclusion of the public hearings on the Request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by Timor-Leste
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Press release No. 2013/43

23 December 2013
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
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Press release No. 2013/42

20 December 2013
Proceedings instituted by Timor-Leste against Australia - Urgent communication to Australia from the President under Article 74, paragraph 4, of the Rules of Court
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Press release No. 2013/41

18 December 2013
Timor-Leste institutes proceedings against Australia and requests the Court to indicate provisional measures
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Press release No. 2013/40

13 December 2013
Maritime Dispute (Peru v. Chile) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Monday 27 January 2014 at 3 p.m.
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Press release No. 2013/39

13 December 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) - 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 indicate provisional measures
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Press release No. 2013/38

10 December 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 - The Court to deliver its Order on Friday 13 December 2013 at 10 a.m.
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Press release No. 2013/37

10 December 2013
Question of the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between Nicaragua and Colombia beyond 200 nautical miles from the Nicaraguan Coast (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings
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Press release No. 2013/36

27 November 2013
Nicaragua institutes proceedings against Colombia with regard to alleged “violations of Nicaragua’s sovereign rights and maritime zones declared by the Court’s Judgment of 19 November 2012”
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Press release No. 2013/35

22 November 2013
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 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
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Press release No. 2013/34

19 November 2013
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) - 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.
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Press release No. 2013/33

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 finds that the 1962 Judgment decided that Cambodia had sovereignty over the whole territory of the promontory of Preah Vihear
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Press release No. 2013/32

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) - Conclusion of the public hearings on the Request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by Nicaragua on 11 October 2013
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Press release No. 2013/31

31 October 2013
The contributions of the Court are to be measured in terms of “the great progress made by it in the advancement of international justice and the peaceful settlement of disputes between States”, the President of the Court tells the United Nations General Assembly
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Press release No. 2013/30

21 October 2013
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 - The Court to hold public hearings from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 November 2013
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Press release No. 2013/30

21 October 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 - The Court to hold public hearings from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 November 2013
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Press release No. 2013/29

18 October 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.
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Press release No. 2013/28

17 October 2013
Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - Conclusion of the public hearings on Costa Rica’s Request for the indication of new provisional measures
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Press release No. 2013/27

15 October 2013
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) - Nicaragua requests the Court to indicate provisional measures
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Press release No. 2013/27

15 October 2013
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) - Nicaragua requests the Court to indicate provisional measures
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Press release No. 2013/26

7 October 2013
Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - Request for the indication of new provisional measures - Admission procedures, video streaming and practical information for the media
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Press release No. 2013/25

2 October 2013
Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - Request for the indication of new provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 14 to Thursday 17 October 2013
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Press release No. 2013/24

1 October 2013
Visit to the International Court of Justice by the President of the State of Israel, H.E. Mr. Shimon Peres
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Press release No. 2013/23

25 September 2013
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)
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Press release No. 2013/22

19 September 2013
Conference on “The ICJ in the Service of Peace and Justice” - Monday 23 September 2013 - Live and on-demand streaming
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Press release No. 2013/21

17 September 2013
Nicaragua institutes proceedings against Colombia asking the Court to “definitively determine the question of the delimitation of the continental shelf between Nicaragua and Colombia in the area beyond 200 nautical miles from the Nicaraguan coast”
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Press release No. 2013/20

17 September 2013
Aerial Herbicide Spraying (Ecuador v. Colombia) - Case removed from the Court’s List at the request of the Republic of Ecuador
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Press release No. 2013/19

16 September 2013
The Court will organize a conference entitled “The ICJ in the Service of Peace and Justice” on Monday, 23 September 2013
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Press release No. 2013/18

25 July 2013
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 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
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Press release No. 2013/18

25 July 2013
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 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
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Press release No. 2013/17

22 July 2013
Frontier Dispute (Burkina Faso/Niger) - The Court nominates experts to assist the Parties in the demarcation of their frontier
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Press release No. 2013/16

17 July 2013
Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan: New Zealand intervening) - Conclusion of the public hearings - Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2013/15

1 July 2013
Obligation to Negotiate Access to the Pacific Ocean (Bolivia v. Chile) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings
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Press release No. 2013/14

12 June 2013
Public hearings in the case concerning Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan: New Zealand intervening) - Public admission and media accreditation - Live and on-demand webcasts
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Press release No. 2013/13

30 May 2013
Visit to the International Court of Justice by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, H.E. Mr. Joachim Gauck
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Press release No. 2013/12

1 May 2013
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 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
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Press release No. 2013/12

1 May 2013
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 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
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Press release No. 2013/11

24 April 2013
Bolivia institutes proceedings against Chile with regard to a dispute concerning the obligation of Chile to negotiate the "sovereign access of Bolivia to the Pacific Ocean"
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Press release No. 2013/10

23 April 2013
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 joins the proceedings in the two cases
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Press release No. 2013/10

23 April 2013
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 joins the proceedings in the two cases
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Press release No. 2013/9

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) (Cambodia v. Thailand) - Conclusion of the public hearings - Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2013/8

16 April 2013
Frontier Dispute (Burkina Faso/Niger) - The Court determines the course of the frontier between the two States in the sector running from the astronomic marker of Tong-Tong to the beginning of the Botou bend
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Press release No. 2013/7

11 April 2013
Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan : New Zealand intervening ) - The Court to hold public hearings from Wednesday 26 June to Tuesday 16 July 2013
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Press release No. 2013/6

11 April 2013
The Court adopts Practice Direction IX quater for use by States
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Press release No. 2013/5

8 April 2013
Frontier Dispute (Burkina Faso/Niger) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Tuesday 16 April 2013 at 10 a.m.
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Press release No. 2013/4

27 March 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) - Live and on-demand webcasts - Public hearings from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April 2013
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Press release No. 2013/3

27 March 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) - Opening of the public admission and media accreditation procedure
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Press release No. 2013/2

13 February 2013
Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan) - The Court authorizes New Zealand to intervene in the proceedings
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Press release No. 2013/1

12 February 2013
The Court elects a new Deputy-Registrar
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Press release No. 2012/37

14 December 2012
Maritime Dispute (Peru v. Chile) - Conclusion of the public hearings - Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2012/36

29 November 2012
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) - Court to hold public hearings from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April 2013
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Press release No. 2012/35

23 November 2012
Maritime Dispute (Peru v. Chile) - Note to members of the Diplomatic Corps, the press and the public - Closure of the accreditation and admission procedures
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Press release No. 2012/34

22 November 2012
Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan) - New Zealand files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute
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Press release No. 2012/33

19 November 2012
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - The Court finds that Colombia has sovereignty over the maritime features in dispute and draws a single maritime boundary
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Press release No. 2012/32

8 November 2012
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Monday 19 November 2012 at 3 p.m. - Reading to be broadcast live on the Court’s website
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Press release No. 2012/31

1 November 2012
“The Court continued to fulfil its role as the international community of States’ forum of choice for the peaceful settlement of every kind of international dispute over which it has jurisdiction”, the President of the Court tells the United Nations General Assembly
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Press release No. 2012/30

17 October 2012
Frontier Dispute (Burkina Faso/Niger) - Conclusion of the public hearings - Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2012/29

4 October 2012
Frontier Dispute (Burkina Faso/Niger) - Broadcasting of the hearings online - Testing of the Court’s new web streaming system
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Press release No. 2012/28

1 October 2012
International Day of Peace celebrated at the International Court of Justice
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Press release No. 2012/27

28 September 2012
The International Court of Justice has more than doubled its work rate since 1990, the President of the Court declares before the Member States of the United Nations
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Press release No. 2012/26

26 September 2012
The Republic of Equatorial Guinea seeks to institute proceedings against France before the International Court of Justice. It requests France to accept the Court’s jurisdiction.
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Press release No. 2012/25

19 September 2012
Frontier Dispute (Burkina Faso/Niger) - Live web streaming of the public hearings which will be held from Monday 8 to Wednesday 17 October 2012 - Schedule for the hearings
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Press release No. 2012/24

20 July 2012
Questions relating to the Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite (Belgium v. Senegal) - The Court finds that the Republic of Senegal must, without further delay, submit the case of Mr. Hissène Habré to its competent authorities for the purpose of prosecution, if it does not extradite him
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Press release No. 2012/23

16 July 2012
Questions relating to the Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite (Belgium v. Senegal) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Friday 20 July 2012 at 3 p.m. - Reading to be broadcast live on the Court's website
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Press release No. 2012/22

19 June 2012
Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo) - (Compensation owed by the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Republic of Guinea) - The Court decides that the amount of compensation due from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the Republic of Guinea for the injury suffered by Mr. Diallo is US$95,000
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Press release No. 2012/21

12 June 2012
Visit of the President of Bolivia, H.E. Mr. Evo Morales Ayma, to the International Court of Justice
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Press release No. 2012/20

30 May 2012
Swearing-in of Mr. Bhandari, new Member of the Court - The Court will hold a public sitting on Tuesday 19 June 2012 at 3 p.m. before delivering its Judgment on the question of compensation in the case concerning Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo)
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Press release No. 2012/19

30 May 2012
Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo) - Question of compensation - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Tuesday 19 June 2012 at 3 p.m. - Reading to be broadcast live on the Court’s website
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Press release No. 2012/18

18 May 2012
Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan) - Closure of written proceedings
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Press release No. 2012/17

9 May 2012
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Conclusion of the public hearings - Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2012/16

27 April 2012
United Nations General Assembly and Security Council elect Mr. Dalveer Bhandari as a Member of the Court
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Press release No. 2012/15

22 March 2012
Maritime Dispute (Peru v. Chile) - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 3 to Friday 14 December 2012
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Press release No. 2012/14

22 March 2012
Frontier Dispute (Burkina Faso/Niger) - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 8 to Wednesday 17 October 2012
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Press release No. 2012/13

21 March 2012
Questions relating to the Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite (Belgium v. Senegal) - Conclusion of the public hearings - Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2012/12

8 March 2012
Swearing-in of Mr. Gaja and Ms Sebutinde, new Members of the Court - The Court will hold a public sitting on Monday 12 March 2012 at 10 a.m. before the public hearings in the case concerning Questions relating to the Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite (Belgium v. Senegal)
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Press release No. 2012/11

16 February 2012
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 23 April to Friday 4 May 2012 - Live web streaming
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Press release No. 2012/10

16 February 2012
Questions relating to the Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite (Belgium v. Senegal) - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 12 March to Wednesday 21 March 2012 - Live web streaming
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Press release No. 2012/9

6 February 2012
The judges of the International Court of Justice elect the members of the Chamber of Summary Procedure, the Budgetary and Administrative Committee and two other committees of the Court
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Press release No. 2012/8

6 February 2012
Judge Peter Tomka (Slovakia) elected President of the International Court of Justice - Judge Bernardo Sepúlveda-Amor (Mexico) elected Vice-President
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Press release No. 2012/7

3 February 2012
Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy: Greece intervening) - The Court finds that Italy has violated its obligation to respect the immunity enjoyed by Germany under international law
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Press release No. 2012/6

1 February 2012
The Court finds that the decision given by the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization in its Judgment No. 2867 is valid
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Press release No. 2012/5

27 January 2012
Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy: Greece intervening) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Friday 3 February 2012 at 10 a.m. - Reading of the Judgment to be broadcast live on the Court’s website
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Press release No. 2012/4

26 January 2012
Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia) - The Court authorizes the submission of an additional pleading by the Republic of Croatia
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Press release No. 2012/3

26 January 2012
Construction of a road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings
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Press release No. 2012/2

25 January 2012
Judgment No. 2867 of the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization upon a complaint filed against the International Fund for Agricultural Development (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court to deliver its Advisory Opinion on Wednesday 1 February 2012 at 10 a.m.
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Press release No. 2012/1

20 January 2012
The Security Council has fixed the date for the election of a successor to Mr. Awn Shawkat Al-Khasawneh, former judge and Vice-President of the International Court of Justice
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Press release No. 2011/40

22 December 2011
Nicaragua institutes proceedings against Costa Rica with regard to “violations of Nicaraguan sovereignty and major environmental damages to its territory”
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Press release No. 2011/39

15 December 2011
United Nations General Assembly and Security Council elect Ms Julia Sebutinde as a Member of the Court
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Press release No. 2011/38

5 December 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) - The Court authorizes the Parties to furnish further written explanations
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Press release No. 2011/37

5 December 2011
The Court finds that Greece, by objecting to the admission of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to NATO, has breached its obligation under Article 11, paragraph 1, of the Interim Accord of 13 September 1995
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Press release No. 2011/36

29 November 2011
Visit by H.E. Mr. Danilo Türk, President of the Republic of Slovenia, to the International Court of Justice
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Press release No. 2011/35

24 November 2011
Application of the Interim Accord of 13 September 1995 (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia v. Greece) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Monday 5 December 2011 at 10 a.m.
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Press release No. 2011/34

11 November 2011
United Nations General Assembly and Security Council elect four Members of the Court
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Press release No. 2011/33

26 October 2011
The best efforts are being made by the Court to respond to the high expectations of the international community for an expeditious handling of the cases referred to the International Court of Justice, the President of the ICJ declares before the United Nations General Assembly
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Press release No. 2011/32

25 October 2011
Media advisory
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Press release No. 2011/31

21 October 2011
Aerial Herbicide Spraying (Ecuador v. Colombia) - Extension of the time-limit for the filing of Colombia's Rejoinder
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Press release No. 2011/30

12 October 2011
Visit of the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, H.E. Mr. Mark Rutte, to the International Court of Justice
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Press release No. 2011/29

27 September 2011
Visit of the Prime Minister of Viet Nam, H.E. Mr. Nguyen Tan Dung, to the International Court of Justice
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Press release No. 2011/28

27 September 2011
First official visit to the International Court of Justice by the Mayor of The Hague and his Aldermen
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Press release No. 2011/27

23 September 2011
Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo) - Question of compensation - The Court fixes time-limits for the filing of written pleadings
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Press release No. 2011/26

16 September 2011
Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy: Greece intervening) - Conclusion of the public hearings - Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2011/25

5 September 2011
Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy: Greece intervening) - Live webcast of the public hearings which will be held from Monday 12 to Friday 16 September 2011
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Press release No. 2011/24

5 August 2011
Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy: Greece intervening) - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 12 to Friday 16 September 2011
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Press release No. 2011/23

22 July 2011
Questions relating to the Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite (Belgium v. Senegal) - Extension of the time-limit for the filing of Senegal's Counter-Memorial
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Press release No. 2011/22

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) (Cambodia v. Thailand) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court finds that both Parties must immediately withdraw their military personnel currently present in the provisional demilitarized zone defined by it, and refrain from any military presence within that zone and from any armed activity directed at that zone
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Press release No. 2011/21

15 July 2011
Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy) - Application for permission to intervene submitted by Greece - The Court grants Greece permission to intervene in the proceedings as a non-party
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Press release No. 2011/20

7 July 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) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order on Monday 18 July 2011 at 10 a.m.
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Press release No. 2011/19

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) - Conclusion of the public hearings on Cambodia's Request for the indication of provisional measures
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Press release No. 2011/18

19 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) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings on Monday 30 and Tuesday 31 May 2011
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Press release No. 2011/17

4 May 2011
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - The Court finds that the Application to intervene submitted by Honduras in the case cannot be granted
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Press release No. 2011/16

4 May 2011
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - The Court finds that the Application for permission to intervene filed by Costa Rica cannot be granted
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Press release No. 2011/15

2 May 2011
Visit of the President of Ireland, Her Excellency Mrs. Mary McAleese to the International Court of Justice
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Press release No. 2011/14

2 May 2011
Cambodia files an Application requesting interpretation of the Judgment rendered by the Court on 15 June 1962 in the case concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v. Thailand) and also asks for the urgent indication of provisional measures
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Press release No. 2011/13

15 April 2011
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - The Court to deliver its Judgments on Wednesday 4 May 2011 at 3 p.m. and 4.30 p.m., respectively, on whether to grant the applications for permission to intervene filed by Costa Rica and Honduras in the case
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Press release No. 2011/12

14 April 2011
Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings
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Press release No. 2011/11

12 April 2011
Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters (Belgium v. Switzerland) - Case removed from the Court's List at the request of Belgium
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Press release No. 2011/9

1 April 2011
Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Georgia v. Russian Federation) - Preliminary Objections - The Court finds that it has no jurisdiction to decide the dispute
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Press release No. 2011/10

1 April 2011
Opening of the exhibition “The International Court of Justice: 65 years of serving peace” The Court receives the first examples of three new postage stamps especially designed for it by the Dutch postal service
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Press release No. 2011/8

30 March 2011
Application of the Interim Accord of 13 September 1995 (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia v. Greece) - Conclusion of the public hearings - Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2011/103

17 March 2011
Media advisory - Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Georgia v. Russian Federation) - Live webcast of the reading of the Court's Judgment on the preliminary objections to jurisdiction submitted by the Russian Federation on Friday 1 April 2011 at 10 a.m.
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Press release No. 2011/7

15 March 2011
Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Georgia v. Russian Federation) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on the preliminary objections to jurisdiction raised by the Russian Federation on Friday 1 April 2011 at 10 a.m.
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Press release No. 2011/102

15 March 2011
Media advisory - Application of the Interim Accord of 13 September 1995 (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia v. Greece) - Live webcast of the public hearings - Monday 21 to Wednesday 30 March 2011
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Press release No. 2011/6

8 March 2011
Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - 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
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Press release No. 2011/100

8 March 2011
Reminder - Media advisory - Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Live webcast of the reading of the Court's Order today, Tuesday 8 March 2011 at 3 p.m.
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Press release No. 2011/99

4 March 2011
Media advisory - Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Live webcast of the reading of the Court's Order on Tuesday 8 March 2011 at 3 p.m.
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Press release No. 2011/5

23 February 2011
Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order on Tuesday 8 March 2011 at 3 p.m.
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Press release No. 2011/4

9 February 2011
Application of the Interim Accord of 13 September 1995 (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia v. Greece) - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 21 to Wednesday 30 March 2011
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Press release No. 2011/3

28 January 2011
Judgment No. 2867 of the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization upon a complaint filed against the International Fund for Agricultural Development (Request for Advisory Opinion) - Extension of time-limits for the submission of written comments
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Press release No. 2011/2

17 January 2011
Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy) - Greece requests permission to intervene in the proceedings
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Press release No. 2011/1

13 January 2011
Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - Conclusion of the public hearings on Costa Rica's Request for the indication of provisional measures
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Press release No. 2010/40

7 December 2010
Proceedings instituted by the Republic of Costa Rica against the Republic of Nicaragua - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings from Tuesday 11 to Thursday 13 January 2011
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Press release No. 2010/39

30 November 2010
Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo) - The Court finds that in carrying out the arrest, detention and expulsion of Mr. Diallo in 1995-1996, the DRC violated his fundamental rights, but that it did not violate his direct rights as “associé” in the companies Africom-Zaire and Africontainers-Zaire
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Press release No. 2010/38

19 November 2010
Costa Rica institutes proceedings against Nicaragua and requests the Court to indicate provisional measures
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Press release No. 2010/37

18 November 2010
Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Tuesday 30 November 2010 at 10 a.m.
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Press release No. 2010/36

17 November 2010
Certain Criminal Proceedings in France (Republic of the Congo v. France) Case removed from the Court's List at the request of the Republic of the Congo
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Press release No. 2010/35

29 October 2010
The International Court of Justice has a central role to play in the promotion of the rule of law, the President of the Court affirms before the United Nations General Assembly
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Press release No. 2010/0

27 October 2010
Media Advisory
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Press release No. 2010/34

22 October 2010
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Proceedings on whether to grant Honduras's application for permission to intervene - Conclusion of the public hearings; Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2010/33

15 October 2010
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Proceedings on whether to grant Costa Rica's application for permission to intervene Conclusion of the public hearings - the Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2010/32

28 September 2010
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Proceedings on whether to grant Costa Rica's application for permission to intervene and Honduras's application for permission to intervene - The Court to hold public hearings from 11 to 22 October 2010
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Press release No. 2010/31

17 September 2010
Frontier Dispute (Burkina Faso/Niger) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings
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Press release No. 2010/30

17 September 2010
Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Georgia v. Russian Federation) - Preliminary Objections - Conclusion of the public hearings; - Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2010/29

10 September 2010
Swearing-in of two new Members of the Court at a public sitting on Monday 13 September 2010 at 10 a.m.
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Press release No. 2010/28

10 September 2010
United Nations General Assembly and Security Council elect Ms Joan E. Donoghue as Member of the Court
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Press release No. 2010/27

24 August 2010
Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters (Belgium v. Switzerland) - Extension of time-limits for filing the initial written pleadings
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Press release No. 2010/26

5 August 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.
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Press release No. 2010/25

22 July 2010
Accordance with international law of the unilateral declaration of independence in respect of Kosovo - Advisory Opinion - The Court finds that the declaration of independence of Kosovo adopted on 17 February 2008 did not violate international law
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Press release No. 2010/24

21 July 2010
Burkina Faso and Niger jointly submit a frontier dispute to the International Court of Justice
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Press release No. 2010/23

20 July 2010
Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings
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Press release No. 2010/22

20 July 2010
Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy) - The Court finds Italy's counter-claim inadmissible as such and fixes time-limits for the filing of additional written pleadings
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Press release No. 2010/0

19 July 2010
Media Advisory - Accordance with International Law of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence by the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government of Kosovo (Request for Advisory Opinion) - Time-limit for requesting press accreditation expires tonight, Monday 19 July at midnight
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Press release No. 2010/21

14 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) - The Court to deliver its Advisory Opinion on Thursday 22 July at 3 p.m. - Live video streaming of the reading to be provided
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Press release No. 2010/20

2 July 2010
Aerial Herbicide Spraying (Ecuador v. Colombia) - The Court authorizes the submission of a Reply by Ecuador and a Rejoinder by Colombia and fixes time-limits for the filing of these pleadings
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Press release No. 2010/19

30 June 2010
United Nations General Assembly and Security Council elect Ms Xue Hanqin as Member of the Court
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Press release No. 2010/18

16 June 2010
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - The Republic of Honduras requests permission to intervene in the proceedings
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Press release No. 2010/17

10 June 2010
Judge Thomas Buergenthal will resign as Member of the International Court of Justice with effect from 6 September 2010
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Press release No. 2010/16

1 June 2010
Australia institutes proceedings against Japan for alleged breach of international obligations concerning whaling
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Press release No. 2010/15

19 May 2010
Certain Questions concerning Diplomatic Relations (Honduras v. Brazil) - Case removed from the Court's List at the request of Honduras
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Press release No. 2010/14

11 May 2010
The International Fund for Agricultural Development requests an advisory opinion from the Court on a judgment rendered by the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization
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Press release No. 2010/13

11 May 2010
Judge Shi Jiuyong, former President and former Vice-President of the Court, will resign as a Member of the Court with effect from 28 May 2010
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Press release No. 2010/12

29 April 2010
Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo) - Conclusion of the public hearings Court begins its deliberation
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Press release No. 2010/11

28 April 2010
Maritime Dispute (Peru v. Chile) - The Court authorizes the submission of a Reply by Peru and a Rejoinder by Chile, and fixes time-limits for the filing of these pleadings
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Press release No. 2010/9

20 April 2010
Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo) - Changes in the schedule of public hearings
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Press release No. 2010/10

20 April 2010
Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay) - The Court finds that Uruguay has breached its procedural obligations to co-operate with Argentina and the Administrative Commission of the River Uruguay (CARU) during the development of plans for the CMB (ENCE) and Orion (Botnia) pulp mills - The Court declares that Uruguay has not breached its substantive obligations for the protection of the environment provided for by the Statute of the River Uruguay by authorizing the construction and commissioning of the Orion (Botnia) mill
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Press release No. 2010/8

19 April 2010
Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay) - Live Internet video coverage of the reading of the Court's Judgment on Tuesday 20 April 2010, from 3 p.m.
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Press release No. 2010/7

26 March 2010
Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay) - Court to deliver its Judgment on Tuesday 20 April 2010 at 3 p.m.
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Press release No. 2010/6

17 March 2010
Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo) - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 19 to Friday 23 April 2010
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Press release No. 2010/5

16 March 2010
Application of the Interim Accord of 13 September 1995 (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia v. Greece) - The Court authorizes the submission of a Reply by the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and a Rejoinder by Greece, and fixes time-limits for the filing of these pleadings
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Press release No. 2010/4

26 February 2010
Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Costa Rica requests permission to intervene in the proceedings
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Press release No. 2010/3

18 February 2010
Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia) - The Court directs the submission of a Reply by the Republic of Croatia and a Rejoinder by the Republic of Serbia and fixes time-limits for the filing of these pleadings
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Press release No. 2010/2

17 February 2010
Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters (Belgium v. Switzerland) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial written pleadings
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Press release No. 2010/1

26 January 2010
Official visit of the Under-Secretary-General, the Legal Counsel of the United Nations, Ms Patricia O'Brien, to the International Court of Justice
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