147-Certain Questions concerning Diplomatic Relations (Honduras v. Brazil)

147-Certain Questions concerning Diplomatic Relations (Honduras v. Brazil) On October 28th, 2009, the Ambassador of Honduras to the Netherlands instituted proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against Brazil claiming that the latter had violated its obligations under Article 2(7) of the Charter of the United Nations and the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. […]

117-Armed activities on the Territory of the Congo (DRC vs Rwanda)

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

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 […]

115-Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (DRC vs Burundi)

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

049- Certain Expenses of the UN

049- Certain Expenses of the UN On December 20th, 1961, the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) adopted a resolution requesting an advisory opinion from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on whether the costs incurred in the operations in the Congo and the United Nations Emergency Force in the Middle East constituted expenses […]

009- Competence of the General Assembly for the Admission of a State to the UN

009- Competence of the General Assembly for the Admission of a State to the UN On November 28th, 1949, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) was requested by the Secretary-General of the United Nations to rule on the following question: ”Can the admission of a State to membership in the United Nations, pursuant to Article […]

002- Conditions of Admission of a State to Membership in the UN

002- Conditions of Admission of a State to Membership in the UN The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has been asked to rule on the interpretation of Article 4 of the Charter of the United Nations concerning the admission of a new State to the UN General Assembly. The Court considered that the conditions set […]