In this blog post, we focus on the ICJ jurisprudence relating to consent to conduct military operations in a foreign territory. The ICJ held that the consent/ authorization provided by the DRC to Uganda was limited in time, objectives and geographic location.
This post summarizes those situations where the ICJ concluded that it did not have the relevant jurisdiction to decide on the issue presented before it, or to provide an advisory opinion. This was because, for example, one of the parties had made reservations to some treaties in a manner that did not allow the CourtContinue reading “VII. ICJ cases where ICJ refused to proceed to merits of the case or to provide an advisory opinion (1984 – 2017)”