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By an Order dated 7 April 2021, the Court fixed 5 October 2021 and 5 May 2022 as the respective time-limits for the filing of the Memorial of Equatorial Guinea and the Counter-Memorial of Gabon in the case concerning Land and Maritime Delimitation and Sovereignty over Islands (Gabon/Equatorial Guinea).
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By an Order dated 8 March 2021, the Court fixed 8 March 2022 as the time-limit for the filing of the Memorial of Guyana and 8 March 2023 as the time-limit for the filing of the Counter-Memorial of Venezuela in the case concerning the Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela).
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On 5 March 2021, the Court was seised of a dispute between Gabon and Equatorial Guinea by way of a Special Agreement. 
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On 8 February 2021, the Court elected H.E. Judge Joan E. DONOGHUE (United States of America) as its President and H.E. Judge Kirill GEVORGIAN (Russian Federation) as its Vice-President, each for a term of three years. 
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On 8 February 2021, H.E. Mr. Georg NOLTE, who was elected by the General Assembly and the Security Council of the United Nations on 12 November 2020, was officially sworn in as a new Member of the Court for a term of nine years, beginning on 6 February 2021.
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By an Order dated 3 February 2021, the Court fixed 20 September 2021 as the time-limit for the filing of the Counter-Memorial of the United States of America in the case concerning Alleged violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America). 
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On 4 February 2021, the Court delivered its Judgment on the preliminary objections raised by the United Arab Emirates in the case concerning Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Qatar v. United Arab Emirates).
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On 3 February 2021, the Court delivered its Judgment on the preliminary objections raised by the United States of America in the case concerning Alleged Violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America).
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By an Order dated 28 January 2021, the Court fixed 20 May 2021 as the time-limit within which The Gambia may present a written statement of its observations and submissions on the preliminary objections raised by Myanmar on 20 January 2021 in the case concerning Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar).
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By an Order dated 20 January 2021, the Court extended from 8 April 2021 to 8 July 2021 the time-limit for the filing of the Counter-Memorial of the Russian Federation in the case concerning 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).
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20 April 2021 - 30 April 2021

Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda) - public hearings on the question of reparations

  • Tuesday 20 April 2021: 11.30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3 p.m.-6 p.m. (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  • Thursday 22 April 2021: 11.30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3 p.m.-6 p.m. (Uganda)
  • Friday 23 April 2021: 3 p.m.-6 p.m. (questions for experts)
  • Monday 26 April 2021: 3 p.m.-6 p.m. (questions for experts)
  • Wednesday 28 April 2021: 3 p.m.-6 p.m. (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  • Friday 30 April 2021: 3 p.m.-6 p.m. (Uganda)


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