International Court of Justice

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The Registry is the permanent administrative organ of the Court, providing judicial support and acting as an international secretariat.

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) recruits staff in both the Professional (P) and General Service (GS) categories.  The working languages of the Court are English and French.

Professional staff members are appointed by the Court on a proposal by the Registrar;  General Service staff are appointed by the Registrar with the approval of the President.  Short-term staff, in both the Professional and General Service categories, are appointed by the Registrar.  Registry staff are subject to Staff Regulations approved by the Court.

To apply for vacant positions candidates are required to complete a Personal History Form.  Candidates are kindly requested to ensure that they meet the minimum requirements before applying for a position.