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Hearings for Burkina Faso-Niger border case end at UN International Court of Justice

The West African countries of Burkina Faso and Niger today completed the presentation of their respective cases in a border dispute to the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ), which is expected to issue its judgment within four to six months.

UN World Court elects President and Vice-President for three-year terms

The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, today elected a new President and Vice-President, who will each serve a term of three years.

UN court rules against Italy in case over Nazi compensation claims

The United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled today that Italy has violated its obligation to respect Germany’s immunity under international law by allowing civil claims seeking reparations for Nazi war crimes to be brought against it in Italian courts.

Security Council to hold election in April to fill UN World Court vacancy

The Security Council today set 27 April as the date for an election to fill the vacancy on the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, resulting from a recent resignation.