International Court of Justice (ICJ)


Agenda Item: The Corfu Channel Case of 1949.

In order to apply to the ICJ please specify the ICJ in your preferred committees while applying and whether you would like to be a judge or advocate as your country preference. Advocates will have to apply as pairs, and as such please state who your partner will be in your application. Those wishing to apply as the president, vice-president or the registrar should apply as a student officer and choose the ICJ as their preferred committee while also specifiying which position they wish to apply to.


The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946. The seat of the Court is at the Peace Palace in The Hague (Netherlands).

The delegates are expected to act as the judges and advocates of the ICJ and give judgement on the case.