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Ms. Patrícia Galvão Teles

Ms. Patrícia Galvão Teles
Member of the International Law Commission
Professor of International Law
Autonomous University of Lisbon
Senior Legal Consultant at the Department of Legal Affairs
Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Courts and Tribunals
International Court of Justice (ICJ)

Obligations and Rights Erga Omnes in the case-law of the International Court of Justice

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Courts and Tribunals
International Court of Justice (ICJ)
Obligations and Rights Erga Omnes in the case-law of
the International Court of Justice
A. Legal Instruments

Charter of the United Nations, San Francisco, 24 October 1945.

Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, New York, 10 December 1984, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1465, p. 85.

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, New York, 16 December 1966, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 993, p. 3.

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, New York, 16 December 1966, United Nations, Treaty Seriesvol. 999, p. 171.

International Law Commission, Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts, 2001

B. Jurisprudence

International Court of Justice, Monetary Gold Removed from Rome in 1943 (Italy v. France, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and United States of America), I.C.J. Reports 1954, p. 19.

International Court of Justice, South West Africa (Ethiopia v. South Africa; Liberia v. South Africa), Second Phase, I.C.J. Reports 1966, p. 6.

International Court of Justice, Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Company, Limited (Belgium v. Spain), I.C.J. Reports 1970, p. 3.

International Court of Justice, Nuclear Tests (Australia v. France), I.C.J. Reports 1974, p. 253.

International Court of Justice, Nuclear Tests (New Zealand v. France), I.C.J. Reports 1974, p. 457.

International Court of Justice, East Timor (Portugal v. Australia), I.C.J. Reports 1995, p. 90.

International Court of Justice, Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Yugoslavia), I.C.J. Reports 1996, p. 595.

International Court of Justice, Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia), I. C. J. Reports 2015, p. 3.

International Court of Justice, Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, I. C. J. Reports 2004, p. 136.

International Court of Justice, Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (New Application: 2002) (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Rwanda), I.C.J. Reports 2006, p. 6.

International Court of Justice, Questions relating to the Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite (Belgium v. Senegal), I.C.J. Reports 2012, p. 422.

International Court of Justice, Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. United Kingdom), I.C.J. Reports 2016, p. 833.

International Court of Justice, Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. India), I.C.J. Reports 2016, p. 255.

International Court of Justice, Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. Pakistan), I.C.J. Reports 2016, p. 552.

C. Documents

General Assembly Resolution 2625 (XXV) of 24 October 1970 (Declaration on Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation among States in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations).

Resolution of the Institut de Droit International, “Obligations erga omnes in international law” (Fifth Commission, Krakow, 2005, Rapporteur: Giorgio Gaja).