Chapter VII. Decisions and Advisory Opinions of International Tribunals

SUMMARY

A. International Court of Justice 1. Judgments 385 2. Advisory Opinions 385 3. Pending cases as at 31 December 2004 386 B. International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea 1. Judgments 386 2. Pending cases as at 31 December 2004 387 C. International Criminal Court 387 D. International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia 1. Judgments delivered by the Appeals Chamber 387 2. Judgments ... (see full summary)

 
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  1. international Court of Justice

    The .International .Court .of .Justice .(ICJ) .is .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

      . (i) . Avena and other Mexican Nationals (Mexico v United States of America), .

      31 .March .2004

      . (ii) . Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v Belgium), .15 .December .2004

      . (iii) . Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v Canada), .15 .December .2004

      . (iv) . Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v France), .15 .December .2004

      . (v) . Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v Germany), . 15 .December .2004

      . (vi) . Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v Italy), .15 .December .2004

      . (vii) . Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v Netherlands), . 15 . December . .2004

      . (viii) . Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v Portugal), . 15 . December .

      2004

      . (ix) . Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v United Kingdom), .15 .December .2004

    2. Advisory Opinions

      On .9 .July .2004, .the .Court .delivered .its .advisory .opinion, .Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, .following .a .request .by .the . General .Assembly .in .its .resolution .ES-10/14, .adopted .on .8 .December .2003

      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, .extracts .of .these .summaries .are .contained .in .Summaries, 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 .third .addendum .to .this .publication .covering . the .period .from .2003 .to .2007 .See .also .chapter .III .A, .section .18 .above

      3 . UNITED .NATIONS .JURIDICAL .YEARBOOK .2004

    3. Pending cases as at 31 December 2004

      (i) Maritime Delimitation in the Black Sea (Romania v Ukraine) .(2004- .)

      (ii) Sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Pulau Batu Puteh, Middle Rocks and South Ledge

      (Malaysia v Singapore) (2003- ).

      . (iii) . Certain Criminal Proceedings in France (Republic of the Congo v France) .

      (2003- .)

      . (iv) . Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (New Application: 2002) (Democratic Republic of the Congo v Rwanda) (2002- .)

      (v) Frontier Dispute (Benin v Niger) (2002- ).

      . (vi) . Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v Colombia) (2001- .)

      . (vii) . Certain Property (Liechenstein v Germany) .(2001- .)

      . (viii) . Maritime Delimitation between Nicaragua and Honduras in the Caribbean Sea

      (Nicaragua v Honduras) .(1999- .)

      . (ix) . Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of

      Genocide (Croatia v Serbia and Montenegro) (1999- .)

      . (x) . Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v Uganda) .(1999- .)

      . (xi) . Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v Democratic Republic of the Congo) .

      (1998- .)

      . (xii) . Gabčíkovo-Nagymaros (Hungary v Slovakia) .(1993- .)

      . (xiii) . Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v Serbia and Montenegro) (1993- .)

  2. international Tribunal for the law of the sea

    The .International .Tribunal .for .the .Law .of .the .Sea .is .an .independent .permanent .tribunal .established .by .the .United .Nations .Convention .on .the .Law .of .the...

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