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International Court of Justice

  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The term International Court of Justice (ICJ, Court) refers to the main judicial unit of the United Nations and one of its six principal organs. It was established by the Charter of the United Nations (UN Charter), signed on June 26, ...

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