International Court of Justice

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The International Court of Justice is responsible for its own acquisitions, which vary from computer and office equipment and supplies; to specialized services for the operations of the Court. The Court maintains a database of vendors, consisting of cooperating suppliers and suppliers that have indicated interest in cooperating. If you would like to be added to the database, please email

All vendors should take into account the international status of the Court and consider the following:

  • The applicable UN General Conditions of Contract for the Purchase of Goods and/or Services, completed with the relevant ICJ Special Conditions of Contract shall apply to all contracts isued by the Court.
    No other terms can be accepted as governing a commercial agreement with the Court. (all conditions can be found by following the links posted hereunder)
  • An order may be issued without further negotiation, so your offer should be made on the best commercial terms. The Court reserves the right to accept the whole or part of any offer, to reject all offers, or enter into negotiation with the lowest technically acceptable bidder.
  • Orders for delivery to the Court shall be delivered DDU destination. Freight insurance must be covered by the supplier.
  • The standard payment terms of the Court are payment by check or bank transfer net 30 days after receipt of invoice and delivery. For high value contracts with several milestones, a non-standard payment schedule may be negotiated. The Court does not prepay orders and does not issue letters of credit.
  • If equipment is being offered, you must provide the name, address, and telecommunications numbers for the nearest service representative.
  • Offers for equipment should also include:
    • Sets of manuals in English (or other language if specified).
    • Essential accessories and supplies to allow immediate operation of the equipment
    • Complete set of cables for interconnection of all electronic units.
  • You must indicate acceptance of warranty in accordance with UN General Conditions of Contract with a minimum warranty period of twelve (12) months.

United Nations General Conditions of Contracts

International Court of Justice Special Conditions of Contract

Tenders and Calls for Proposals

Often, the Court will issue a tender or call for proposal for the acquisition for certain goods and or services. In the Table hereunder you will find the updated information. In case you have interest in participating, please email

Due date Tender description Comments
First quarter 2015 New lease contract for reprographic equipment In progress