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Mr. Philip Allott

Courts and Tribunals
La CIJ au service de la paix et de la justice
The ICJ in the Service of Peace and Justice

Conference on the Occasion of the
Centenary of the Peace Palace

23 September 2013

Cette conférence, organisée par la Cour internationale de Justice (CIJ), célèbre le centenaire du Palais de la Paix. Les intervenants présentent, entre autre, les accomplissements et les enjeux actuels de la justice internationale ainsi que les perspectives et défis futurs pour la Cour et ses travaux.

This conference, organized by the International Court of Justice (ICJ), celebrates the Centenary of the Peace Palace. Panellists discuss the past and present of international justice as well as the future prospects and challenges for the work of the Court and beyond.


Allocution de bienvenue
Words of welcome

H.E. Judge Peter Tomka
President of the ICJ

Original language
Video (15 minutes)
Simultaneous interpretation
English Français


Rétrospective d’un siècle de justice internationale et perspectives d’avenir
A Century of International Justice and Prospects for the Future

Moderator:
H.E. Judge Ronny Abraham, ICJ

Speakers:
H.E. Judge Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, ICJ
H.E. Judge Dean Spielmann, President of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR)

Original language
Video  (64 minutes)
Simultaneous interpretation
English Français


La Cour internationale de Justice et le système juridique international
The International Court of Justice and the International Legal System

Moderator:
H.E. Judge Joan Donoghue, ICJ

Speakers:
Professor Hugh Thirlway, visiting Professor of International Law at the University of Bristol
Professor Marcelo Kohen, Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

Original language
Video  (52 minutes)
Simultaneous interpretation
English Français


Le rôle de la Cour internationale de Justice dans le renforcement de la primauté du droit
The Role of the International Court of Justice for Enhancing the Rule of Law

Moderator:
H.E. Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf, ICJ

Speakers:
Professor Mariko Kawano, Professor of International Law at Waseda University, Tokyo
Professor Dr. Andreas Zimmermann, Director of the Potsdam Centre of Human Rights

Original language
Video  (53 minutes)
Simultaneous interpretation
Français


La Cour internationale de Justice et l’Organisation des Nations Unies: les rapports entre la Cour et les autres organes de l’Organisation
The International Court of Justice and the United Nations: Relationship of the ICJ with other UN Organs

Moderator:
H.E. Judge Giorgio Gaja, ICJ

Speakers selected on the basis of a call for papers:
Ms Chehrazad Krari-Lahya, University of Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne)
Ms Rosa Möhrlein, Radboud University Nijmegen


Original language
Video  (45 minutes)
Simultaneous interpretation
English
Français


Observations finales
Concluding remarks

H.E. Judge Mohamed Bennouna, ICJ

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Video  (31 minutes)
Simultaneous interpretation
English

Courtesy of the International Court of Justice




Courts and Tribunals
The ICJ in the Service of Peace and Justice
A. Legal Instruments
Statute of the Permanent Court of International Justice, Geneva, 13 December 1920, League of Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 6, p. 390.

Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice, San Francisco, 26 June 1945.

Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, Vienna, 24 April 1963, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 596, p. 261.

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

African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Nairobi, 27 June 1981, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1520, p. 217.

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Montego Bay, 10 December 1982, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1833, p.3.

International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance, New York, 20 December 2006, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2715.
B. Jurisprudence
Permanent Court of International Justice

Permanent Court of International Justice, The Mavrommatis Jerusalem Concessions, Judgment of 26 March 1925, P.C.I.J., Series A, No 5, p. 6.

Permanent Court of International Justice, Case of the S. S. "Wimbledon" (United Kingdom, France, Italy & Japan v. Germany), Judgment of 17 August 1923, P.C.I.J., Series A, No 1, p. 16.

Permanent Court of International Justice, Factory at Chorzow (Germany v. Poland), Judgment of 26 July 1927, P.C.I.J., Series A, No 9, p. 1.

Permanent Court of International Justice, The Case of the S.S. Lotus (France v. Turkey), Judgment of 7 September 1927, P.C.I.J., Series A, No 10, p. 5.

Permanent Court of International Justice, Jurisdiction of the Courts of Danzig (Pecuniary Claims of Danzig Railway Officials Who Have Passed Into the Polish Service, Against the Polish Railways Administration), Advisory Opinion of 3 March 1928, P.C.I.J., Series B, No. 15, p. 4.

Permanent Court of International Justice, Rights of Minorities in Upper Silesia (Minority Schools), Judgment of 26 April 1928, P.C.I.J., Series A, No. 14, p. 1.

Permanent Court of International Justice, Case of the Free Zones of Upper Savoy and the District of Gex, Judgment of 7 June 1932, P.C.I.J., Series A/B, No 46, p. 96.

Permanent Court of International Justice, Minority Schools in Albania, Advisory Opinion of 6 April 1935, P.C.I.J., Series A/B, No. 64, p. 4.

Permanent Court of International Justice, Phosphates in Morocco, Preliminary Objections, Judgment of 14 June 1938, P.C.I.J., Series A/B, No 74, p. 10.

International Court of Justice

International Court of Justice, Corfu Channel Case, Merits, Judgment of 9 April 1949, I.C.J. Reports 1949, p. 4.

International Court of Justice, Anglo-Iranian Oil Co. case (jurisdiction), Judgment of 22 July 1952, I.C.J. Reports 1952, p. 93.

International Court of Justice, Case of the Monetary Gold Removed from Rome in 1943, Preliminary Question, Judgment of 15 June 1954, I.C.J. Reports 1954, p. 19.

International Court of Justice, Nottebohm Case (second phase), Judgment of 6 April 1955, I.C.J. Reports 1955, p. 4.

International Court of Justice, Case concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v. Thailand), Merits, Judgment of 15 June 1962, I.C.J. Reports 1962, p. 6.

International Court of Justice, Certain expenses of the United Nations (Article 17, paragraph 2, of the Charter), Advisory Opinion of 20 July 1962, I.C.J. Reports 1962, p. 151.

International Court of Justice, South West Africa, Second Phase, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1966, p. 6.

International Court of Justice, North Sea Continental Shelf, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1969, p. 3.

International Court of Justice, Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Company, Limited, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1970, p. 3.

International Court of Justice, Legal Consequences for States of the Continued Presence of South Africa in Namibia (South West Africa) notwithstanding Security Council Resolution 276 (1970), Advisory Opinion, I.C.J. Reports 1971, p. 16.

International Court of Justice, Trial of Pakistani Prisoners of War, Order of 15 December 1973, I.C.J. Reports 1973, p. 347.

International Court of Justice, Fisheries Jurisdiction (United Kingdom v. Zealand), Merits, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1974, p. 3.

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

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

International Court of Justice, United States Diplomatic and Consular Staff in Tehran, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1980, p. 3.

International Court of Justice, Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary in the Gulf of Maine Area, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1984, p. 246.

International Court of Justice, Military and Paramilitary Activities in und against Nicaragua (Nicaragua v. United States of America), Merits, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1986, p. 14.

International Court of Justice, Border and Transborder Armed Actions (Nicaragua v. Honduras), Jurisdiction and Admissibility, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1988, p. 69.

European Court of Human Rights, Belilos v. Switzerland, no. 10328/83, EHCR 1988.

International Court of Justice, East Timor (Portugal v. Australia), Judgment, 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, Preliminary Objections, Judgment of 11 July 1996, I.C.J. Reports 1996, p. 595.

International Court of Justice, Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons,
Advisory Opinion, I.C.J. Reports 1996, p. 226.

European Court of Human Rights, Loizidou v. Turkey, no. 15318/89, ECHR 1996.

International Court of Justice, Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (Paraguay v. United States of America), Order of 10 November 1998, I.C.J. Reports 1998, p. 426.

International Court of Justice, Questions of Interpretation and Application of the 1971 Montreal Convention arising from the Aerial Incident at Lockerbie (Libyan Arab Jamahiriya v. United States), Preliminary Objections, Judgment of 27 February 1998, I.C.J. Reports 1998, p. 115.

International Court of Justice, LaGrand (Germany v. United States of America), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2001, p. 466.

International Court of JusticeArmed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda), Order of 29 November 2001, I.C.J. Reports 2001, p. 660.

Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Ivcher-Bronstein v. Peru, Judgment of 6 February 2001, Series C, No. 74 (2001).

International Court of Justice, Land and Maritime Boundary between Cameroon and Nigeria (Cameroon v. Nigeria; Equatorial Guiney intervening), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2002, p. 303.

International Court of Justice, Arrest Warrant of 11 April 2000 (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Belgium), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2002, p. 3.

Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Hilaire, Constantine and Benjamin et al. v. Trinidad and Tobago, Judgment of 21 June 2002, Series C, No 94 (2002).

New York Southern District Count, Diallo v. Holmes, 288 F. Supp. 2d 442 (2003), 12 September 2003.

International Court of Justice, Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (Mexico v. United States of America), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2004, p. 12.

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

International Court of Justice, Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Serbia and Montenegro), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2007, p. 43.

International Court of Justice, Dispute regarding Navigational and Related Rights, (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2009, p. 213.

International Court of Justice, Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2010, p. 14.

International Court of Justice, Accordance with International Law of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence in Respect of Kosovo, Advisory Opinion, I.C.J. Reports 2010, p. 403.

International Court of Justice, Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo), Merits, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2010, p. 639.

European Court of Human Rights, Đokić v. Bosnia and Herzegovina, no. 6518/04, ECHR 2010.

International Court of Justice, Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Georgia v. Russian Federation), Preliminary Objections, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2011, p. 70.

International Court of Justice, Application of the Interim Accord of 13 September 1995 (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia v. Greece), Judgment of 5 December 2011, I.C.J. Reports 2011, p. 644.

International Court of Justice, Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy; Greece intervening), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2012, p. 99.

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

International Court of Justice, Frontier Dispute (Burkina Faso v. Niger), Judgment of 16 April 2013.

International Court of Justice, Aerial Herbicide Spraying (Ecuador v. Colombia), Order of 13 September 2013.

International Court of Justice, Request for Interpretation of the Judgment of 15 June 1962 in the Case concerning The Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v. Thailand) (Cambodia v. Thailand), Judgment of 11 November 2013.

European Court of Human Rights, Stitchting Mothers of Srebrenica and Others v. the Netherlands, no. 65542/12, ECHR 2013.

International Court of Justice, Whaling in the Antartic (Australia v. Japan; New Zealand Intervening), Judgment of 31 March 2014.

International Criminal Court, Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the Case of the Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, Decision on Sentence pursuant to Article 76 of the Statute of 10 July 2014, Trial Chamber I, ICC-01/04-01/06.
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