The 2005 Summit Outcome
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paragraph 24A in volume 1, chapter 3, The Political and the Institutional Role of the Court

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The outcome document of the Heads of State and Government Summit held at the beginning of the 60th session of the General Assembly (A/RES/60/1, 16 September 2005) contains two direct references to the International Court.

In the section on the pacific settlement of disputes, paragraph 73 of the document reiterates the obligation of States to settle their disputes by peaceful means in accordance with Chapter VI of the Charter, ‘including, …

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The 2005 Summit Outcome”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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