International Court of Justice


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International Court of Justice

n
(Law) a court established in the Hague to settle disputes brought by nations that are parties to the Statute of the Court. Also called: World Court
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Noun1.International Court of Justice - a court established to settle disputes between members of the United Nations
UN, United Nations - an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
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International Court of Justice

nCorte f Internazionale di Giustizia
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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) made the confirmation on Tuesday, one day after Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced that it had been requested.
'His case is in the international court of justice and we do not want to create weakness in it for Pakistan,' he said.
On this, the International Court of Justice has termed that he cannot be hanged till the announcement of ultimate decision.
Pakistan was supporting the candidate fielded by the UK.The total number of judges at the international court of justice is 15, and a third of them are up for re-election every three years.
BEIRUT: Lebanon's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York Nawaf Salam was elected Friday as a judge for the International Court of Justice, Lebanon's U.N.
Registrar of the International Court of Justice since 2000, Courvreur offers a personal view of the history and main achievements of the principle judicial organ of the United Nations, the only court with universal and general jurisdiction.
"There is no reason at all (for South Korea) to take the issue to the International Court of Justice. We will not go there," South Korea's foreign ministry spokesman Cho Tae Young said in a news briefing.
He completed his address by stressing the resolve of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia to undertake in the future "the necessary measures and activities to promote its own, the shared and the regional interest, bearing in mind the arguments arising from the views of the International Court of Justice in The Hague and their importance for both neighboring countries, their advisability and effectiveness, as well to build good neighborly relations of respect and cooperation and meaningful promotion of relations with the Republic of Greece in the spirit of friendship and regional stability and development."
The nonbinding ruling by the International Court of Justice will be watched closely in Kosovo and Serbia, where tensions still run high over the independence declaration.
Ademi says that Macedonia has never thought of raising this issue before the International Court of Justice as Kosovo media had recently reported.
* Lawsuits have been filed against the United States in the United Nations International Court of Justice. Even as the United States prepared for its war in Iraq, a suit was filed by Iran accusing the United States of delivering dangerous chemicals and deadly viruses to Baghdad during the 1980s.
On July 1, 2000, the International Court of Justice, pursuant to Article 41 of its Statute, ordered provisional measures in Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v.

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