For information on the measures adopted by the Court to help contain the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health of its judges and staff members, while ensuring the continuation of its mandate, see Press Releases Nos. 2020/9, 2020/10, 2020/11, and 2020/16.
The International Court of Justice, which has its seat in The Hague,
is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations
Shaping our Future Together”: an event at the Peace Palace in The Hague, the seat of the Court, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.
The President of the Court, H.E. Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, addressed a video statement to the United Nations General Assembly during the high-level meeting to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations on 21 September 2020.
The Court held public hearings 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) from 14 to 21 September 2020.