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Obligations of States in respect of Climate Change (Request for Advisory Opinion) - Filing of written statements

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Mexico institutes proceedings against Ecuador and requests the Court to indicate provisional measures

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Right to Strike under ILO Convention No. 87 (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court authorizes the United States of America to participate in the proceedings

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Alleged Breaches of Certain International Obligations in respect of the Occupied Palestinian Territory (Nicaragua v. Germany) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Conclusion of the public hearings held on Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 April 2024

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel) - Colombia files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel) - The Court indicates additional provisional measures

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Obligations of States in respect of Climate Change (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court authorizes the World Health Organization to participate in the proceedings

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Azerbaijan v. Armenia) - Preliminary objections raised by Armenia - Public hearings to be held from Monday 22 to Friday 26 April 2024

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Preliminary objections raised by Azerbaijan - Public hearings to be held from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April 2024

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Proceedings instituted by Nicaragua against Germany on 1 March 2024 - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Public hearings to be held on Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 April 2024

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel) - The Republic of South Africa submits an urgent request for the indication of additional provisional measures and the modification of the Court’s prior provisional measures Order and decision

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Obligations of States in respect of Climate Change (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court authorizes the Parties to the Nauru Agreement Office to participate in the proceedings

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The Republic of Nicaragua institutes proceedings against the Federal Republic of Germany and requests the Court to indicate provisional measures

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Amendments to Articles 81, 82 and 86 of the Rules of Court

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Legal Consequences arising from the Policies and Practices of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem (Request for Advisory Opinion) - Conclusion of the public hearings held from 19 to 26 February 2024

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel) - Decision of the Court on South Africa’s request for additional provisional measures

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Legal Consequences arising from the Policies and Practices of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem (Request for Advisory Opinion) - Public hearings to be held from Monday 19 to Monday 26 February 2024

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel) - Nicaragua requests permission to intervene in the proceedings under Article 62 of the Statute

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New composition of the International Court of Justice, its Chamber of Summary Procedure, its Budgetary and Administrative Committee, its Rules Committee and its Library Committee

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Judge Julia Sebutinde elected Vice-President of the International Court of Justice

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Judge Nawaf Salam elected President of the International Court of Justice

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation: 32 States intervening) - The Court finds that it has jurisdiction to entertain Ukraine’s request for a declaration that it did not breach its obligations under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, and that this request is admissible

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Swearing-in of Their Excellencies Mr Bogdan-Lucian Aurescu, Ms Sarah Hull Cleveland, Mr Juan Manuel Gómez Robledo Verduzco and Mr Dire Tladi, new Members of the Court - Tuesday 6 February 2024 at 10 a.m.

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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) - The Court delivers its Judgment in the case

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation: 32 States intervening) - Preliminary objections - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Friday 2 February 2024 at 3 p.m.

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel) - The Court indicates provisional measures

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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) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Wednesday 31 January 2024 at 3 p.m.

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order on Friday 26 January 2024 at 1 p.m.

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Conclusion of the public hearings held on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 January 2024

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Proceedings instituted by South Africa against Israel on 29 December 2023 - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Revised schedule for the public hearings

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Proceedings instituted by South Africa against the State of Israel on 29 December 2023 - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Public hearings to be held on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 January 2024

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The Republic of South Africa institutes proceedings against the State of Israel and requests the Court to indicate provisional measures

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Obligations of States in respect of Climate Change (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court authorizes the Pacific Islands Forum and the Alliance of Small Island States to participate in the proceedings

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Obligations of States in respect of Climate Change (Request for Advisory Opinion) - Extension of the time-limits for the submission of written statements and written comments

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Sovereignty over the Sapodilla Cayes (Belize v. Honduras) - The Republic of Guatemala requests permission to intervene in the proceedings

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - The Court indicates provisional measures

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order on Friday 1 December 2023

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Right to Strike under ILO Convention No. 87 (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court makes an Order organizing the proceedings; it fixes the time-limits for the presentation of written statements and for written comments on those statements

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Obligations of States in respect of Climate Change (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court authorizes the Pacific Community to participate in the proceedings

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - The Court indicates provisional measures

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar) - Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom (jointly) and the Maldives file declarations of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Application of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Canada and the Netherlands v. Syrian Arab Republic) - The Court indicates provisional measures

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Conclusion of the public hearings held on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 November 2023

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Legal Consequences arising from the Policies and Practices of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem (Request for Advisory Opinion) - Filing of written comments

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The International Labour Organization (ILO) requests an advisory opinion from the Court on the interpretation of ILO Convention No. 87 with respect to the right to strike

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United Nations General Assembly and Security Council elect five Members of the Court

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order on Friday 17 November 2023

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Application of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Canada and the Netherlands v. Syrian Arab Republic) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order on Thursday 16 November 2023

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Revised schedule for the public hearings

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Public hearings to be held on Tuesday 14 November 2023

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - Guyana requests the Court to indicate provisional measures

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The President of the International Court of Justice addresses the General Assembly of the United Nations

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Amendments to the Rules of Court, the Resolution concerning the Internal Judicial Practice of the Court and the Practice Directions

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Legal Consequences arising from the Policies and Practices of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem (Request for Advisory Opinion) - Public hearings to open on Monday 19 February 2024

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Conclusion of the public hearings held on Thursday 12 October 2023

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Application of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Canada and the Netherlands v. Syrian Arab Republic) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Conclusion of the public hearing held on Tuesday 10 October 2023

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings on Thursday 12 October 2023

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Request for the indication of provisional measures

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Application of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Canada and the Netherlands v. Syrian Arab Republic) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Public hearings to open on Tuesday 10 October 2023

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation: 32 States intervening) - Conclusion of the public hearings

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Obligations of States in respect of Climate Change (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court authorizes the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States, the Melanesian Spearhead Group and the Forum Fisheries Agency to participate in the proceedings

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation: 32 States intervening) - Revised schedule for the oral observations of the intervening States on Wednesday 20 September 2023

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Obligations of States in respect of Climate Change (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The President of the Court authorizes the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to participate in the proceedings

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation: 32 States intervening) - The Court to hold public hearings on the preliminary objections raised by the Russian Federation from Monday 18 to Wednesday 27 September 2023

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Obligations of States in respect of Climate Change (Request for Advisory Opinion) - Three-month extension of the time-limits for the submission of written statements and written comments

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Legal Consequences arising from the Policies and Practices of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem (Request for Advisory Opinion) - Filing of written statements

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Obligations of States in respect of Climate Change (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court authorizes the African Union to participate in the proceedings

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Application of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Canada and the Netherlands v. Syrian Arab Republic) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Public hearings postponed until October 2023

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Request for the modification of the Court’s Order indicating a provisional measure

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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 delivers its Judgment in the case

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Application of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Canada and the Netherlands v. Syrian Arab Republic) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - Public hearings to open on Wednesday 19 July 2023

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Canada, the Kingdom of Sweden, Ukraine and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland jointly institute proceedings against the Islamic Republic of Iran

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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 Judgment on Thursday 13 July 2023 at 3 p.m.

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The Islamic Republic of Iran files a declaration recognizing the compulsory jurisdiction of the Court

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The Islamic Republic of Iran institutes proceedings against Canada

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Obligations of States in respect of Climate Change (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court authorizes the European Union to participate in the proceedings

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Obligations of States in respect of Climate Change (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court authorizes the Commission of Small Island States on Climate Change and International Law to participate in the proceedings

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Azerbaijan v. Armenia) - Solemn declarations of Judge ad hoc Koroma

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Azerbaijan v. Armenia) - Solemn declarations of Judge ad hoc Koroma

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Obligations of States in respect of Climate Change (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court authorizes the International Union for Conservation of Nature to participate in the proceedings

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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

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Canada and the Kingdom of the Netherlands jointly institute proceedings against the Syrian Arab Republic and request the Court to indicate provisional measures

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Court decides on the admissibility of the declarations of intervention filed by 33 States

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Ceremony in honour of Judge Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Request for the modification of the Court’s Order indicating provisional measures

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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) - The Court to hold public hearings from Tuesday 6 to Wednesday 14 June 2023

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Azerbaijan v. Armenia) - Preliminary objections raised by Armenia - Fixing of time-limit for the filing by Azerbaijan of a written statement of its observations and submissions

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Preliminary objections raised by Azerbaijan - Fixing of time-limit for the filing by Armenia of a written statement of its observations and submissions

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Obligations of States in respect of climate change (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The President of the Court makes an Order organizing the proceedings; she fixes the time-limits for the presentation of written statements and for written comments on those statements

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The General Assembly of the United Nations requests an advisory opinion from the Court on the obligations of States in respect of climate change

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Legal Consequences arising from the Policies and Practices of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court authorizes the African Union to participate in the proceedings

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - The Court delivers its Judgment on the preliminary objection raised by Venezuela

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Thursday 6 April 2023 at 3 p.m.

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Legal Consequences arising from the Policies and Practices of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court authorizes the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to participate in the proceedings

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Certain Iranian Assets (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) - The Court delivers its Judgment on the merits of the case

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Visit to the International Court of Justice by the President of the Republic of Costa Rica, H.E. Mr. Rodrigo Chaves Robles

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Certain Iranian Assets (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Thursday 30 March 2023 at 3 p.m.

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Legal Consequences arising from the Policies and Practices of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court authorizes the League of Arab States to participate in the proceedings

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Azerbaijan v. Armenia) - The Court rejects the Request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by the Republic of Azerbaijan on 4 January 2023

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - The Court indicates a provisional measure to ensure unimpeded movement of persons, vehicles and cargo along the Lachin Corridor

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Azerbaijan v. Armenia) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order on Wednesday 22 February 2023

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order on Wednesday 22 February 2023

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Legal Consequences arising from the Policies and Practices of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem (Request for Advisory Opinion) - The Court makes an Order organizing the proceedings; it fixes the time-limits for the presentation of written statements and for written comments on those statements

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Azerbaijan v. Armenia) - Conclusion of the public hearings on the Request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by Azerbaijan - The Court to begin its deliberation

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Conclusion of the public hearings on the request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by Armenia - The Court to begin its deliberation

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The General Assembly of the United Nations requests an advisory opinion from the Court in its resolution A/RES/77/247 on “Israeli practices affecting the human rights of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem”

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Azerbaijan v. Armenia) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings on Tuesday 31 January 2023

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings on Monday 30 January 2023

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Azerbaijan v. Armenia) - The Republic of Azerbaijan requests the Court to indicate provisional measures

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - The Republic of Armenia requests the Court to indicate provisional measures

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Principality of Liechtenstein files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Republic of Cyprus files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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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 the public hearings The Court to begin its deliberation

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Republic of Slovenia files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Slovak Republic files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - Canada and the Kingdom of the Netherlands file a joint declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Kingdom of Belgium files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Dispute over the Status and Use of the Waters of the Silala (Chile v. Bolivia) - The Court delivers its Judgment on the merits of the case, including the counter-claims of Bolivia

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Kingdom of Norway files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Republic of Malta files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - Conclusion of the public hearings on the preliminary objections raised by Venezuela - The Court to begin its deliberation

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Republic of Bulgaria files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Belize institutes proceedings against Honduras concerning sovereignty over the Sapodilla Cayes

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Dispute over the Status and Use of the Waters of the Silala (Chile v. Bolivia) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Thursday 1 December 2022 at 3 p.m.

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United Nations General Assembly and Security Council elect Mr. Leonardo Nemer Caldeira Brant as Member of the Court

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Czech Republic files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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The President of the International Court of Justice, H.E. Judge Joan E. Donoghue, addresses the General Assembly of the United Nations

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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 hold public hearings from Monday 5 to Friday 9 December 2022

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - Preliminary Objections - The Court to hold public hearings on the preliminary objections raised by Venezuela from Thursday 17 to Tuesday 22 November 2022

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Request relating to the Return of Property Confiscated in Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France) - Equatorial Guinea withdraws its request for the indication of provisional measures - Cancellation of the hearings due to open on 2 November 2022

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Request for the modification of the Court’s Order of 7 December 2021 indicating provisional measures

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Republic of Croatia files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Proceedings instituted by the Republic of Equatorial Guinea against the French Republic on 29 September 2022 - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings on Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 November 2022

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Hellenic Republic files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Republic of Austria files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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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 decides that, at the forthcoming oral proceedings in the case, the Parties should present their arguments exclusively with regard to two questions

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Portuguese Republic files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Equatorial Guinea institutes proceedings against France with regard to a dispute concerning the alleged violation, by France, of its obligations under the United Nations Convention against Corruption, and asks the Court to indicate provisional measures

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Commonwealth of Australia files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Kingdom of Spain files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Certain Iranian Assets (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) - Conclusion of the public hearings - The Court to begin its deliberation

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Republic of Estonia files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Republic of Finland files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - Ireland files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Request for the modification of the Court’s Order indicating provisional measures

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Kingdom of Denmark files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Italian Republic files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Republic of Poland files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The French Republic files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - Romania files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Kingdom of Sweden files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The United States of America files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Certain Iranian Assets (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) - Public hearings from Monday 19 to Friday 23 September 2022 - Organization of the hearings and admission procedures for the diplomatic corps, media representatives and members of the public

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Federal Republic of Germany files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Certain Iranian Assets (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 19 to Friday 23 September 2022

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - Information furnished by the European Union under Article 34, paragraph 2, of the Statute of the Court and Article 69, paragraph 2, of the Rules of Court

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The United Kingdom files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - New Zealand files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar) - The Court finds that it has jurisdiction, on the basis of Article IX of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, to entertain the Application filed by the Republic of The Gambia on 11 November 2019, and that the Application is admissible

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - Latvia files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - Lithuania files a declaration of intervention in the proceedings under Article 63 of the Statute

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar) - Preliminary objections - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Friday 22 July 2022 at 3 p.m.

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Visit to the International Court of Justice by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania, H.E. Mr. Edi Rama

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Tribute to Ricardo Joaquín Alfaro, former judge and former Vice-President of the International Court of Justice

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Easing of the measures adopted by the International Court of Justice in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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It is with great sadness that the Court announces the passing of H.E. Judge Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

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Germany withdraws its request for the indication of provisional measures - Cancellation of the hearings due to open on 9 May 2022

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Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings on Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 May 2022

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Germany institutes proceedings against Italy for allegedly failing to respect its jurisdictional immunity as a sovereign State

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Visit to the International Court of Justice by the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, H.E. Mr. Šefik Džaferović

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Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - The Court finds that Colombia has violated Nicaragua’s sovereign rights and jurisdiction in the latter’s exclusive economic zone

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Dispute over the Status and Use of the Waters of the Silala (Chile v. Bolivia) - Conclusion of the public hearings - The Court to begin its deliberation

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Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Thursday 21 April 2022 at 10 a.m.

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - The Court indicates provisional measures

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order on Wednesday 16 March 2022 at 4 p.m.

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Dispute over the Status and Use of the Waters of the Silala (Chile v. Bolivia) - The Court to hold public hearings from Friday 1 to Thursday 14 April 2022

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - Conclusion of the public hearing on the Request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by Ukraine - The Court to begin its deliberation

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - Urgent Communication to the Russian Federation from the President under Article 74, paragraph 4, of the Rules of Court

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Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings on Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 March 2022

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar) - Conclusion of the public hearings on the preliminary objections raised by Myanmar - The Court to begin its deliberation

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Ukraine institutes proceedings against the Russian Federation and requests the Court to indicate provisional measures

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Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda) - The Court fixes the amounts of compensation due from the Republic of Uganda to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on the question of reparations on 9 February 2022 at 3 p.m.

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar) - The Court to hold public hearings on the preliminary objections raised by Myanmar from Monday 21 to Monday 28 February 2022

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Azerbaijan v. Armenia) - The Court indicates provisional measures to protect certain rights claimed by Azerbaijan and orders both Parties to refrain from any action which might aggravate or extend the dispute

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - The Court indicates provisional measures to protect certain rights claimed by Armenia and orders both Parties to refrain from any action which might aggravate or extend the dispute

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Swearing in of H.E. Ms Hilary Charlesworth, new Member of the Court Tuesday 7 December 2021 at 2.30 p.m.

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Azerbaijan v. Armenia) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order on 7 December 2021

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order on 7 December 2021

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United Nations General Assembly and Security Council elect Ms Hilary Charlesworth as Member of the Court

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The President of the International Court of Justice, H.E. Judge Joan E. Donoghue, addresses the United Nations General Assembly

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Azerbaijan v. Armenia) - Conclusion of the public hearings on the request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by the Republic of Azerbaijan - The Court to begin its deliberation

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Conclusion of the public hearings on the request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by the Republic of Armenia - The Court to begin its deliberation

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Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) The Court determines the course of the maritime boundary between the Federal Republic of Somalia and the Republic of Kenya

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Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Conclusion of the public hearings The Court to begin its deliberation

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Azerbaijan v. Armenia) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 October 2021

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Armenia v. Azerbaijan) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to hold public hearings on Thursday 14 and Friday 15 October 2021

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Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on 12 October 2021 at 3 p.m.

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The Republic of Azerbaijan institutes proceedings against the Republic of Armenia and requests the Court to indicate provisional measures

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The Republic of Armenia institutes proceedings against the Republic of Azerbaijan and requests the Court to indicate provisional measures

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Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Schedule for the public hearings to be held from Monday 20 September to Friday 1 October 2021

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Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Public hearings on the merits of the case to open on Monday 20 September 2021

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It is with great sadness that the Court announces the passing of H.E. Judge James Richard Crawford

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Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda) - Conclusion of the public hearings - The Court to begin its deliberation

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The Court commemorates the 75th anniversary of its inaugural sitting

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Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda) - The Court to hold public hearings on the question of reparations from Tuesday 20 April to Friday 30 April 2021

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Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) - Conclusion of the public hearings held from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 March 2021 - The Court to begin its deliberation

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Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) - Final submissions of Somalia to be made on Thursday 18 March 2021 at 3 p.m.

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Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) - Schedule for the public hearings to be held from Monday 15 March to Wednesday 24 March 2021

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Dispute between Gabon and Equatorial Guinea brought before the Court

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Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 15 March 2021

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The judges of the International Court of Justice elect the members of the Chamber of Summary Procedure, the Budgetary and Administrative Committee, the Rules Committee and the Library Committee of the Court

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Judge Joan E. Donoghue (United States of America) elected President of the International Court of Justice; Judge Kirill Gevorgian (Russian Federation) elected Vice-President

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Qatar v. United Arab Emirates) - The Court finds that it has no jurisdiction to entertain the Application filed by Qatar on 11 June 2018

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Alleged Violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) - The Court finds that it has jurisdiction to entertain the Application filed by the Islamic Republic of Iran on 16 July 2018

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Qatar v. United Arab Emirates) - Preliminary objections - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Thursday 4 February 2021 at 3 p.m.

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Swearing-in of H.E. Mr. Georg Nolte, new Member of the Court - Monday 8 February 2021 at 11 a.m.

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Amendment to Practice Direction III

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Alleged Violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) - Preliminary objections - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Wednesday 3 February 2021 at 3 p.m.

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Adoption of a new Article 11 of the Resolution concerning the Internal Judicial Practice of the Court, on procedures for monitoring the implementation of provisional measures indicated by the Court

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - The Court delivers its Judgment on the question of its jurisdiction

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Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France) - The Court delivers its Judgment on the merits of the case - The Court finds that the building at 42 avenue Foch in Paris has never acquired the status of “premises of the mission” within the meaning of Article 1 (i) of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, and that France has not breached its obligations under that Convention

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on the question of its jurisdiction on Friday 18 December 2020 at 3 p.m.

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Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France) - The Court to deliver its Judgment on Friday 11 December 2020 at 3 p.m.

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United Nations General Assembly and Security Council elect five Members of the Court

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The President of the International Court of Justice addresses the General Assembly: The Court “stands ready, more than ever before, to continue its efforts to contribute, within the bounds of its Statute, to the protection and advancement of the international rule of law and to the peaceful settlement of disputes among States”

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“Shaping our Future Together” - Event commemorating the 75th anniversary of the United Nations

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Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda) - Appointment of experts

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Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda) - The Court to arrange for an expert opinion

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Alleged Violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) - Conclusion of the public hearings on the preliminary objections raised by the United States of America - The Court to begin its deliberation

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Qatar v. United Arab Emirates) - Conclusion of the public hearings on the preliminary objections raised by the United Arab Emirates - The Court to begin its deliberation

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Alleged Violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) - Preliminary objections - Schedule for the public hearings to be held from Monday 14 September to Monday 21 September 2020

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Qatar v. United Arab Emirates) - Preliminary objections - Schedule for the public hearings to be held from Monday 31 August to Monday 7 September 2020

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Alleged Violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) - Preliminary objections - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 14 to Monday 21 September 2020

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Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Qatar v. United Arab Emirates) - Preliminary Objections - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 31 August to Monday 7 September 2020

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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) - Extension of the time-limit for the filing of the Counter-Memorial of the Russian Federation

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Appeal relating to the Jurisdiction of the ICAO Council under Article 84 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates v. Qatar) - The Court rejects the appeal brought by Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates from the Decision of the ICAO Council

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Appeal relating to the Jurisdiction of the ICAO Council under Article II, Section 2, of the 1944 International Air Services Transit Agreement (Bahrain, Egypt and United Arab Emirates v. Qatar) - The Court rejects the appeal brought by Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates from the Decision of the ICAO Council

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Appeal relating to the Jurisdiction of the ICAO Council under Article II, Section 2, of the 1944 International Air Services Transit Agreement (Bahrain, Egypt and United Arab Emirates v. Qatar) - The Court to deliver its Judgments on Tuesday 14 July 2020 at 3 p.m.

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Appeal relating to the Jurisdiction of the ICAO Council under Article 84 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates v. Qatar) - The Court to deliver its Judgments on Tuesday 14 July 2020 at 3 p.m.

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - Conclusion of the public hearing held on Tuesday 30 June 2020 - The Court to begin its deliberation

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - Schedule for the public hearing to be held on Tuesday 30 June 2020

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Rules of Court regarding hearings and the reading of Judgments by video link

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - Public hearings by videoconference

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar) - Extension of the time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings

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Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) - Public hearings postponed until March 2021

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Guatemala’s Territorial, Insular and Maritime Claim (Guatemala/Belize) Extension of the time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings

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The Court adopts measures to ensure the continued fulfilment of its mandate during the COVID-19 pandemic

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The ICJ extends the period during which no hearings will be held

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In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ICJ has adopted measures to ensure the continuous fulfilment of its mandate

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - The Court has decided to postpone until further notice the public hearings due to open on Monday 23 March 2020

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Mr. Jean-Pelé Fomété re-elected Deputy-Registrar of the International Court of Justice

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Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France) - Conclusion of the public hearings - The Court to begin its deliberation

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Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 23 to Friday 27 March 2020

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar) - Fixing of time-limits for the filing of the initial pleadings

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar) - The Court indicates provisional measures in order to preserve certain rights claimed by The Gambia for the protection of the Rohingya in Myanmar

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Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France) - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 17 to Friday 21 February 2020

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Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar) - Request for the indication of provisional measures - The Court to deliver its Order on Thursday 23 January 2020 at 10 a.m.

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