International Court of Justice - COMUN XXVI

International Court of Jusice

Established in 1945 under the UN Charter, the First Committee of the general assembly deals with disarmament and security issues. It seeks to provide solutions under the general principles of peaceful cooperation in the maintenance of international peace and security. It works in cooperation with United Nations Disarmament Commission and the Geneva based disarmament commission. The GA1 is also the only sub organ of GA entitled to verbatim records. The resolutions passed by the general assembly 1 are not legally binding however this does not mean they are ineffective. The resolutions passed by GA1 carries the opinion of a majority of United Nations member states, meaning that all nations show consideration towards GA1 resolutions.

The International Court of Justice, sometimes called the World Court, is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. The ICJ's primary functions are to settle international legal disputes submitted by states and give advisory opinions on legal issues referred to it by the UN.

PD 1

Advisory Opinion on the Legality of Regime Change Through a Coup D’etat in Sudan

PD 2

Advisory Opinion on the Potential Independence of Catalan

PD 3

Revisiting Foregin Intervention in the light of the Syrian Civil War - Advisory



Thasanya Ekanayake


Kisal Wijessoriya

Conference Topic 1

USA v Russia (Modern Day Cold War)

Conference Topic 2

Norway v Sri Lanka - Allegation of war crimes committed by the Sri Lankan government during the civil war with special focus on enforced disappearances