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Judicial settlement of international disputes

  • Three Aspects of International Justice at The Hague, ICJ, ICC and ICTY, Conference, 9-13 October 2013

    Three Aspects of International Justice at The Hague, ICJ, ICC and ICTY, Conference, 9-13 October 2013

    October 10, 2013

    The International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists holds its annual conference in the Peace Palace, The Hague. The conference will deal with the topic: “Three Aspects of International Justice at The Hague: ICJ, ICC and ICTY”.
    Three Aspects of International Justice at The Hague, ICJ, ICC and ICTY, Conference, 9-13 October 2013

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  • Case No. 20 before the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ARA Libertad)

    Case No. 20 before the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ARA Libertad)

    October 3, 2013

    The Embassy of the Argentine Republic, the Carnegie Foundation and The Hague Institute for Global Justice will present a lecture by Ambassador Susana Ruiz Cerutti, Legal Adviser of the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship. Ambassador Cerutti will speak on the subject “Case No. 20 before the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ARA Libertad)”.

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  • Map of Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay (with) Map of Chili, by S. Augustus Mitchell, 1880

    Bolivia’s Centenarian Maritime Claim before the International Court of Justice

    May 14, 2013

    Despite losing its maritime coast, the so-called Littoral Department, after the War of the Pacific, Bolivia has historically maintained, as a state policy, a maritime claim to Chile. The claim asks for sovereign access to the Pacific Ocean and its maritime space. The Political Constitution of 2009 established that Bolivia declares its right to access to the sea, and that its objective is to solve the problem peacefully. Therefore, on 24 April 2013, Bolivia instituted proceedings against Chile before the International Court of Justice. A guest blog by Elizabeth Santalla Vargas.

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  • International Court of Justice - Research Guide International Law

    International Court of Justice

    The International Court of Justice was established in 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations as the principal judicial organ (Art. 7, UN Charter). Its role in the fulfillment of the purposes of the UN is “to bring about by peaceful means, and in conformity with the principles of justice and international law, adjustment or settlement of international disputes or situations which might lead to a breach of the peace” (Art. 1, UN Charter).

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  • Judicial Settlement of International Disputes | Research Guide International Law

    Settlement of International Disputes

    International dispute settlement is concerned with the techniques and institutions which are used to solve international disputes between States and/or international organizations. International disputes can be solved either by use of force (coercion) or by peaceful settlement. Techniques used for peaceful settlement of international disputes are negotiation, inquiry, mediation, conciliation, arbitration, judicial settlement, resort to regional agencies or arrangements, or other peaceful means of their own choice (Art. 33, UN Charter).

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