Chapter VII. Decisions and Advisory Opinions of International Tribunals

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UNITED NATIONS JURIDICAL YEARBOOK

2008

Part Three. Judicial decisions on questions relating the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations

. Decisions and advisory opinions of international tribunals

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Part Three. Judicial decisions on questions relating to the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations

Chapter VII Decisions and advisory opinions of international tribunals

A International Court of Justice

1 Judgments 469 2 Advisory Opinions 469 3 Pending cases as at 31 December 2008 469 B International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

1 Judgments 470 2 Pending cases as at 31 December 2008 471 C International Criminal Court

(a) Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ICC-01/04 471 (b) Situation in Uganda ICC-02/04 472 (c) Situation in the Central African Republic ICC-01/05 472 (d) Situation in Darfur, the Sudan 472 D International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

1 Judgments delivered by the Appeals Chamber 472 2 Judgments delivered by the Trial Chambers 473 E International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

1 Judgments delivered by the Appeals Chambers 473 2 Judgments delivered by the Trial Chambers 474 F Special Court for Sierra Leone

1 Judgments delivered by the Appeals Chamber 474 2 Judgments delivered by the Trial Chambers 474 3 Selected decisions of the Appeals Chamber 474 4 Selected decisions of the Trial Chambers 475 G Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia 475

H Special Tribunal for Lebanon 475

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JUDiCiAL DECisiONs ON qUEsTiONs RELATiNg TO ThE UNiTED NATiONs AND RELATED iNTERgOvERNmENTAL ORgANizATiONs

Chapter VII

DECisiONs AND ADvisORY OPiNiONs OF iNTERNATiONAL TRiBUNALs

  1. international Court of Justice1

    The International Court of Justice is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began its work in April 1946

    1. Judgments

      (i) Sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Palau Batu Puteh, Middle Rock and South Ledge (Malaysia/Singapore), Judgment, 23 May 2008

      (ii) Certain Questions of Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Djibouti v France), Judgment, 4 June 2008

      (iii) Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v Serbia), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, 18 November 2008

    2. Advisory Opinions

      No advisory opinions were delivered by the International Court of Justice in 2008

    3. Pending cases as at 31 December 2008

      (i) Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v Italy) (2008 - )

      (ii) Application of the Interim Accord of 13 September 1995 (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia v Greece) (2008 - )

      1 The texts of the judgments, advisory opinions and orders are published in the I.C.J Reports. Summaries of the judgments, advisory opinions and orders of the Court are provided in English and French on its website at www icj-cij org In addition, the summaries can also be found in Summaries of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders of the International Court of Justice (United Nations Publication, ST/LEG/SER F/1 and Add 1 and 2), which is published in the six official languages of the United Nations The summaries of the decisions listed above will appear in the fourth addendum to this publication covering the period from 2008 to 2012, and are also available on the website http://www un org/law/ICJsummaries/

      (iii) Accordance with International Law of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence by the Provisional Institutions of Self-Governance of Kosovo (Request for Advisory Opinion) (2008 - )

      (iv) Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Georgia v Russia) (2008 - )

      (v) Request for Interpretation of the Judgment of 31 March 2004 in the Case concerning Avena and other Mexican Nationals (Mexico v the United States of America) (2008 - )

      (vi) Aerial Herbicide Spraying (Ecuador v Colombia) (2008 - )

      (vii) Maritime...

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