098- Kasikili/Sedudu Island Case (Botswana vs Namibia)

098- Kasikili/Sedudu Island Case (Botswana vs Namibia) The Governments of Botswana and Namibia submitted to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) a compromise signed by the two States on February 15th, 1996 regarding the legal status of Kasikili/Sedudu Island and its belonging to one or other of these nations. The Court rendered its judgment on […]

124-Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua vs Colombia)

124-Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua vs Colombia) On December 6th, 2001, Nicaragua filed an application instituting proceedings against Colombia before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in order to settle maritime and territorial disputes that have existed between the parties for many years. Colombia filed preliminary objections regarding the jurisdiction of the Court. In its […]

116-Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (DRC vs Uganda)

116-Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (DRC vs Uganda) On June 23rd, 1999, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) filed an application instituting proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against Uganda. It asserted that acts of aggression had been committed on its territory, which if true, would be a clear […]

102- Sovereignty over Pulau Ligitan and Pulau Sipadan (Indonesia/Malaysia)

102- Sovereignty over Pulau Ligitan and Pulau Sipadan (Indonesia/Malaysia) The Republic of Indonesia and Malaysia signed a compromise on January 31st, 1997 in Kuala Lumpur which aimed to submit their dispute to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). The question put to the Court was to decide which of the two States, in light of […]