International Court of Justice Current Affairs, GK & News

ICJ to announce decision against Myanmar on 23rd January

The principal judicial organ of the United Nations, International Court of Justice (ICJ) on emergency measures will be announcing its decisions on provisional measures against a genocide case on Myanmar on the 23rd January 2020 as informed by the Minister of Justice of Gambia on Tuesday, 14th January 2020. The case of alleging Myanmar for ..

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Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: ICJ asks Pakistan to review conviction order

International Court of Justice (ICJ) has directed Pakistan to review conviction order of Kulbhushan Jadhav and, until then, put his death sentence on hold. ICJ also asked Islamabad to allow New Delhi consular access at earliest. This is a major diplomatic and legal victory for India in Kulbhushan Jadhav case. Key Highlights of Judgement In ..

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ICJ advises Britain to return Diego Garcia to Mauritius

International Court of Justice (ICJ) has advised the UK to return the Diego Garcia (Chagos Islands) to Mauritius as rapidly as possible. The ICJ has said that Britain must give Mauritius control of the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean. The advisory has been issued by the ICJ on the request of the resolution passed by the ..

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Karen Pierce appointed as first-ever female UK Ambassador to United Nations (UN)

Karen Pierce, the Foreign Office (FCO) political director, has been appointed the first-ever female UK ambassador to the United Nations (UN). She had previously served as Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN in New York, and more recently as the Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva. Pierce succeeded Matthew Rycroft under whom UK suffered ..

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Dalveer Bhandari re-elected to International Court of Justice

India’s nominee to International Court of Justice (ICJ) Dalveer Bhandari (70) was re-elected to fifth and the last seat of world court. Bhandari received 183-193 votes in United Nations General Assembly and secured all 15 votes in UN Security Council (UNSC). He was elected after Britain withdrew its candidate from the election. This is the ..

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