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  • 23/09/2016 - NEW 2016/26 - 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   150 Kb  
  • 22/09/2016 - NEW 2016/25 - 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  156 Kb 
  • 14/07/2016 - 2016/24 - Certain Iranian Assets (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings   145 Kb  
  • 14/07/2016 - 2016/23 - Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings  145 Kb  
  • 14/07/2016 - 2016/22 - 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  146 Kb  
  • 05/07/2016 - 2016/21 - Visit to the International Court of Justice by the President of the Hellenic Republic, H.E. Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos  152 Kb 
  • 23/06/2016 - 2016/20 - Maritime Delimitation in the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - Appointment of experts  150 Kb  
  • 15/06/2016 - 2016/19 - Iran institutes proceedings against the United States with regard to a dispute concerning alleged violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity  157 Kb  
  • 14/06/2016 - 2016/18 - 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"  216 Kb  
  • 09/06/2016 - 2016/17 - Delimitation in the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) - The Court to arrange for an expert opinion  154 Kb  
  • 06/06/2016 - 2016/16 - Chile institutes proceedings against Bolivia with regard to a dispute concerning the status and use of the waters of the Silala  154 Kb  
  • 26/05/2016 - 2016/15 - 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  160 Kb  
  • 04/05/2016 - 2016/14 - 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   148 Kb  
  • 21/04/2016 - 2016/13 - Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda) - Further extension of the time-limit for the filing of the Parties' Memorials on reparations   570 Kb  
  • 20/04/2016 - 2016/12 - 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  164 Kb 
  • 18/04/2016 - 2016/11 - 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  156 Kb 
  • 21/03/2016 - 2016/10 - 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  203 Kb  
  • 17/03/2016 - 2016/9 - 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  236 Kb  
  • 17/03/2016 - 2016/8 - 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  228 Kb  
  • 16/03/2016 - 2016/7 - 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  150 Kb