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Judge Bernardo Sepúlveda-Amor

Judge B. Sepúlveda-Amor
International Court of Justice

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Courts and Tribunals
International Court of Justice (ICJ)
The Development of the International Court of Justice Jurisprudence in Some Key Areas
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Courts and Tribunals
International Court of Justice (ICJ)
The Development of the International Court of Justice Jurisprudence
in Some Key Areas
A. Legal Instruments
Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice, San Francisco, 26 June 1945.

Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, Geneva, 12 August 1949, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 75, p. 287.

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

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

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 Law Commission, Draft articles on Diplomatic Protection (A/61/10, reproduced in Official Records of the General Assembly, Sixty-first Session, Supplement No. 10).
B. Jurisprudence
International Court of Justice, Corfu Channel Case, Judgment of 9 April 1949, I.C.J. Reports 1949, p. 4.

International Court of Justice, Fisheries Case, Judgment of 18 December 1951, I.C.J. Reports 1951, p. 116.

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

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

International Court of Justice, Military and Paramilitary Activities in and 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 Conflicts (Nicaragua v. Honduras), Jurisdiction and Admissibility, Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1988, p. 69.

International Court of Justice, Gabčikovo-Nagymaros Project (Hungary/Slovakia), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 1997, p. 7.

International Court of Justice, Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions between Qatar and Bahrain (Qatar v. Bahrain), Judgment of 16 March 2001, I.C.J. Reports 2001, p. 40.

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

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

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, Maritime Delimitation in the Black Sea (Romania v. Ukraine), Judgment, I.C.J. Reports 2009, p. 61.

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.
C. Documents
General Assembly resolution 41/31 of 3 November 1986 (Judgment of the International Court of Justice of 27 June 1986 concerning military and paramilitary activities in and against Nicaragua: need for immediate compliance).

General Assembly resolution 42/18 of 12 November 1987 (Judgment of the International Court of Justice of 27 June 1986 concerning military and paramilitary activities in and against Nicaragua: need for immediate compliance).

Security Council Resolution 1244 (1999) of 10 June 1999.