VII. ICJ cases where ICJ refused to proceed to merits of the case or to provide an advisory opinion (1984 – 2017)

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)”

VI. ICJ cases where Parties Resolved the Dispute or Withdrew Applications Before the ICJ could make a Final Determination (1984 – 2017)

This post summarizes those situations where the parties withdrew the applications made to the ICJ requesting a judicial resolution of the disputes. In some cases, the initiation of proceedings before the ICJ triggered the resolution of the immediate dispute or triggered discussions to resolve the dispute. In these cases, the ICJ played a constructive roleContinue reading “VI. ICJ cases where Parties Resolved the Dispute or Withdrew Applications Before the ICJ could make a Final Determination (1984 – 2017)”