082- Arbitral Award of 31 July 1989 (Guinea Bissau vs Senegal)

082- Arbitral Award of 31 July 1989 (Guinea Bissau vs Senegal) On August 23rd, 1989, Guinea Bissau filed before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) an application instituting proceedings against Senegal concerning the delimitation of the maritime border between the two countries. It explained that the two countries could not agree through diplomatic channels on […]

068- The Continental Shelf Case (Libya vs Malta)

068- The Continental Shelf Case (Libya vs Malta) On July 26th, 1982, Libya and Malta notified the International Court of Justice (ICJ) of a special agreement in which it requested the Court to answer the question presented as follows: “What principles and rules of international law are applicable to the delimitation of the areas of […]

062- Aegean See Continental Shelf Case (Greece vs Turkey)

062- Aegean See Continental Shelf Case (Greece vs Turkey) On August 10th, 1976, Greece filed before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) an application instituting proceedings against Turkey in a dispute concerning the continental shelf of the Aegean Sea. It claimed that the Greek islands in the region were entitled to a portion of the […]

059- Nuclear Tests Case (New Zealand vs France)

059- Nuclear Tests Case (New Zealand vs France) On May 9th, 1973, New Zealand filed before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) an application instituting proceedings against France concerning the nuclear weapons tests in the atmosphere which that State proposed to carry out in the South Pacific region. France communicated to the Court its decision […]