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  • 26/05/2016 - NEW 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  
  • 16/03/2016 - 2016/6 - 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  150 Kb  
  • 08/03/2016 - 2016/5 - 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  151 Kb  
  • 07/03/2016 - 2016/4 - 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  153 Kb  
  • 29/01/2016 - 2016/3 - 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  159 Kb  
  • 29/01/2016 - 2016/2 - 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   159 Kb  
  • 29/01/2016 - 2016/1 - 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  159 Kb  
  • 16/12/2015 - 2015/32 - 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  1 Mb  
  • 14/12/2015 - 2015/31 - 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  201 Kb  
  • 04/12/2015 - 2015/30 - 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.  153 Kb  
  • 05/11/2015 - 2015/29 - “[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  205 Kb 
  • 04/11/2015 - 2015/28 - Opening of a Court Twitter account  149 Kb