Saturday, November 01, 2008

International Court of Justice Annual Report 2008

The latest annual report of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has been published.

The ICJ, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, has two functions:
  • to pass judgments on disputes brought by States
  • to issue advisory opinions on legal questions from other organs of the United Nations and specialized agencies
The report gives an overview of the work of the ICJ from 1 August 2007 to 31 July 2008, including the current composition of the court, summaries of the status of cases before the court, and certain financial information.

The document was presented to the UN General Assembly on 30 October 2008.

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posted by Michel-Adrien at 7:02 pm


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