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Uganda’s Julia Sebutinde Elected to the International Court of Justice

Uganda’s Julia Sebutinde Elected to the International Court of Justice Yesterday the United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council elected Julia Sebutinde to be a Judge at the International Court of Justice (see UN press release). Readers may recall from an earlier post that the Security Council and General Assembly …

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Syria Tries to Defend Its Record to United Nations

Syria Tries to Defend Its Record to United Nations The nation’s envoy repeated the government’s claim that the unrest was the work of as yet unidentified foreign agitators trying to undermine Syria’s stability. UNITED NATIONS — Syria, facing mounting global pressure over its decisions to move tanks into cities against …

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Charter of the United Nations

INTRODUCTORY NOTE The Charter of the United Nations was signed on 26 June 1945, in San Francisco, at the conclusion of the United Nations Conference on International Organisation, and came into force on 24 October 1945. The Statute of the International Court of Justice is an integral part of the …

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Consensus Definition of Aggression (UNGA resolution 3314 (XXIX))

The General Assembly, Having considered the report of the Special Committee on the Question of Defining Aggression, established pursuant to its resolution 2330(XXII) of 18 December 1967, covering the work of its seventh session held from 11 March to 12 April 1974, including the draft Definition of Aggression adopted by …

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Manila Declaration on the Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes

A/RES/37/10 68th plenary meeting 15 November 1982 37/10. Peaceful settlement of disputes between States The General Assembly, Having examined the item entitled “Peaceful settlement of disputes between States”, Recalling its resolutions 34/102 of 14 December 1979, 35/160 of 15 December 1980 and 36/110 of 10 December 1981, Reaffirming the need …

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Statute of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991

Having been established by the Security Council acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991 (hereinafter referred to as “the International …

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