Definitions for "International Court of Justice"
is considered to be the only body competent to give authoritative interpretations of ILO Conventions and Recommendations. More information about this authority
a court established to settle disputes between members of the United Nations
15 justices on the Court issue judgements on all questions that states refer to it on all matters provided for in the UN Charter or in treaties and conventions in force. The General Assembly, Security Council, and all UN bodies can ask for advisory opinions on any legal question. The Court's judgements are not binding and in too many cases one party to a dispute refuses to follow the Court's decision.