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The Role of the International Court of Justice as the Principal Judicial Organ of the United Nations

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ISBN13: 9789041120267
ISBN: 9041120262
Published: January 2003
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £165.00



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This volume provides both the student and practitioner of international law and relations with a comprehensive evaluation of important but hitherto neglected aspects of the work of the World Court: its contribution to the functioning of the UN system; its role interpreting and developing the institutional law of the UN and in clarifying its purposes and principles, particularly in the settlement of international disputes; the Court's advisory and contentious competencies and their interrelationship as well as the extent of its supervisory powers over decisions emanating from other UN organs such as the Security Council. It concludes with practical suggestions on how to develop the Court's role into a better organisation of justice to enable it to face new challenges for the future.