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International Court of Justice

Definition/Scope: The main judicial branch of the UN (located in The Hague). Also known as the World Court and consists of 15 judges elected for nine-year terms by both the General Assembly and the Security Council.



Used For:

World Court

Acronym:

ICJ

Broader Terms:

international courts

Related Terms:

Geneva Conventions
The Hague, Netherlands
United Nations


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