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|[Nettime-nl] 2004/5 - Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in theOccupied Palestinian Territory (request for advisory opinion) -Filing of written statements|
Hallo Nettime, bijgaand de persverklaring door het Internationaal Gerechtshof: ----- Original Message ----- From: "International Court of Justice - Webmaster" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Tuesday, February 03, 2004 7:30 PM Subject: International Court of Justice - Press Release 2004/5 - Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (request for advisory opinion) - Filing of written statements > Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian > Territory (request for advisory opinion) > > Filing of written statements > > > > THE HAGUE, 3 February 2004. The United Nations, 44 of its Member States, > Palestine, the League of Arab States and the Organisation of the Islamic > Conference have filed written statements within the time-limit fixed by the > International Court of Justice (ICJ) by an Order of 19 December 2004 in the > case concerning Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the > Occupied Palestinian Territory (request for advisory opinion). > > The time-limit fixed was 30 January 2004 (see Press Release 2003/44). > > The United Nations Member States which have transmitted a written > statement are the following (in order of receipt): Guinea, Saudi Arabia, > Egypt, Cameroon, the Russian Federation, Australia, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, > Canada, Syria, Switzerland, Israel, Yemen, United States of America, > Morocco, Indonesia, France, Italy, Sudan, South Africa, Germany, Japan, > Norway, the United Kingdom, Pakistan, the Czech Republic, Greece, Ireland > (on its own behalf and, separately, on behalf of the European Union), > Cyprus, Brazil, Namibia, Malta, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Cuba, Sweden, > Spain, Belgium, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, > Senegal and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. > > History of the proceedings > > On 8 December 2003, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted > resolution A/RES/ES-10/14 (A/ES-10/L.16) in which, referring to Article 65 > of the Statute of the Court, it requested the International Court of Justice > to "urgently render an advisory opinion on the following question: > > What are the legal consequences arising from the construction of the > wall being built by Israel, the occupying Power, in the Occupied Palestinian > Territory, including in and around East Jerusalem, as described in the > report of the Secretary-General, considering the rules and principles of > international law, including the Fourth Geneva Convention of 1949, and > relevant Security Council and General Assembly resolutions?" > > The request for an advisory opinion was transmitted to the Court by the > Secretary-General of the United Nations in a letter dated 8 December 2003 > which was received in the Registry on 10 December 2003. > > On 19 December 2003 the Court made an Order organizing the proceedings > (see Press Release 2003/44). It stated that the United Nations and its > Member States, as well as Palestine, were likely to furnish information on > all aspects raised by the question submitted to the Court and fixed 30 > January 2004 as the time-limit within which they could submit written > statements on the question. It further fixed 23 February 2004 as the date > for the opening of those hearings, and invited the United Nations and its > Member States, as well as Palestine, to inform the Court's Registry, by 13 > February 2004 at the latest, if they intended to take part in the > above-mentioned hearings. > > By two separate letters of 15 January 2004 and 19 January 2004 > respectively (see Press Releases 2004/1 and 2004/2), the Registry further > informed the League of Arab States and the Organisation of the Islamic > Conference that the Court had agreed to their request to participate in the > proceedings and that accordingly they were authorized to submit to the Court > a written statement within the time-limit of 30 January 2004 and to > participate in the hearings. > > ___________ > > The text of the written statements is confidential at this stage of the > proceedings. Should the Court decide, pursuant to Article 106 of its Rules, > to make the written statements accessible to the public, the text of these > statements (without any documents annexed to them) will be placed on the > Court's website (www.icj-cij.org) at the opening of the oral proceedings or > at a later stage, depending on the circumstances. > > ___________ > > Information Department: > Mr. Arthur Witteveen, First Secretary of the Court (tel: + 31 70 302 23 36) > Mrs. Laurence Blairon and Mr. Boris Heim, Information Officers (tel: + 31 70 > 302 23 37) > E-mail address: email@example.com > > > > > > > > ______________________________________________________ * Verspreid via nettime-nl. Commercieel gebruik niet * toegestaan zonder toestemming. <nettime-nl> is een * open en ongemodereerde mailinglist over net-kritiek. * Meer info, archief & anderstalige edities: * http://www.nettime.org/. * Contact: Menno Grootveld (firstname.lastname@example.org).