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Press release No. 2021/18

29 July 2021
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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Press release No. 2021/17

31 May 2021
It is with great sadness that the Court announces the passing of H.E. Judge James Richard Crawford
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Press release No. 2021/16

30 April 2021
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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Press release No. 2021/15

19 April 2021
The Court commemorates the 75th anniversary of its inaugural sitting
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Press release No. 2021/14

29 March 2021
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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Press release No. 2021/13

18 March 2021
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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Press release No. 2021/12

17 March 2021
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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Press release No. 2021/11

9 March 2021
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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Press release No. 2021/10

5 March 2021
Dispute between Gabon and Equatorial Guinea brought before the Court
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Press release No. 2021/9

1 March 2021
Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) - The Court to hold public hearings from Monday 15 March 2021
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Press release No. 2021/8

12 February 2021
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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Press release No. 2021/7

8 February 2021
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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Press release No. 2021/6

4 February 2021
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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Press release No. 2021/5

3 February 2021
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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Press release No. 2021/4

2 February 2021
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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Press release No. 2021/3

22 January 2021
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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Press release No. 2021/2

20 January 2021
Amendment to Practice Direction III
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Press release No. 2021/1

19 January 2021
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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Press release No. 2020/38

21 December 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/37

18 December 2020
Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - The Court delivers its Judgment on the question of its jurisdiction
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Press release No. 2020/36

11 December 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/35

10 December 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/34

24 November 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/33

13 November 2020
United Nations General Assembly and Security Council elect five Members of the Court
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Press release No. 2020/32

3 November 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/31

27 October 2020
“Shaping our Future Together” - Event commemorating the 75th anniversary of the United Nations
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Press release No. 2020/30

16 October 2020
Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda) - Appointment of experts
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Press release No. 2020/29

22 September 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/28

21 September 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/27

8 September 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/26

3 September 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/25

25 August 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/24

31 July 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/23

30 July 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/22

20 July 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/21

14 July 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/20

14 July 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/19

2 July 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/19

2 July 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/18

30 June 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/17

26 June 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/16

25 June 2020
Rules of Court regarding hearings and the reading of Judgments by video link
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Press release No. 2020/15

29 May 2020
Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) - Public hearings by videoconference
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Press release No. 2020/14

26 May 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/13

22 May 2020
Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) - Public hearings postponed until March 2021
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Press release No. 2020/12

24 April 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/11

23 April 2020
The Court adopts measures to ensure the continued fulfilment of its mandate during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Press release No. 2020/10

7 April 2020
The ICJ extends the period during which no hearings will be held
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Press release No. 2020/9

20 March 2020
In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ICJ has adopted measures to ensure the continuous fulfilment of its mandate
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Press release No. 2020/8

17 March 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/7

21 February 2020
Mr. Jean-Pelé Fomété re-elected Deputy-Registrar of the International Court of Justice
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Press release No. 2020/6

21 February 2020
Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France) - Conclusion of the public hearings - The Court to begin its deliberation
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Press release No. 2020/5

6 February 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/4

28 January 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/3

23 January 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/2

16 January 2020
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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Press release No. 2020/1

15 January 2020
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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