Chapter VII. Decisions and advisory opinions of international tribunals

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ChapterVII
DECISIONS AND ADVISORY OPINIONS
OF INTERNATIONALTRI BUNALS
A. I C  J
e International Court of Justice i s the principal judicial organ of the UnitedNations.
It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the UnitedNations and began work in
April1946.
1. Judgments
(a) Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan: New Zealand intervening),
Judgment, 31 March2014.
(b) Maritime Dispute (Peru v. Chile), Judgment, 27 January2014.
2. AdvisoryOpinions
No advisory opinions were delivered by the Inter national Court of Justice in 2014.
3. Pending cases and proceedings as at 31 December2014
(a) Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) (2014–).
(b) Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms
Race and to Nuclear Disar mament (Marshall Islands v. United Kingdom) (2014–).
(c) Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms
Race and to Nuclear Disar mament (Marshall Islands v. Paki stan) (2014–).
(d) Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms
Race and to Nuclear Disar mament (Marshall Islands v. In dia) (2014 –).
1 e texts of the jud gments, advis ory opinions and orders a re published in th e ICJ Reports.
Summaries of jud gments, advisory opi nions and orders of the Cour t are provided in Engli sh and French
on its website http://ww w.icj-cij.org. In addition, t he summarie s can be found in a ll six ocia l lan-
guages of the United Nat ions on the website of the Codicat ion Division of the United Nations Oce
of Legal Aa irs, http://legal.un.org/icjsu mmaries/. For more information about the Cour t’s activitie s
see, for the period of 1 Aug ust 2013 to 31 July 2014, Report of the International C ourt of Justice, Ocia l
Records of the Genera l Assembly, Sixty-ninth Session, Supple ment No. 4 (A/69/4) and, for the period
of 1 August 2014 to 31 July 2015, Report of the Internat ional Court of Justice, O cial Records of the
General Assem bly, Sixty-ninth Session, Supplement No. 4 (A/70/4).

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