Thursday, November 23, 2023

Four New Judges for the International Court of Justice, and One Re-elected to Another Term

In parallel and independent voting conducted by secret ballot, the U.N. General Assembly and the U.N. Security Council re-elected Judge Hilary Charlesworth of Australia to a new 9-year term that will begin on February 6, 2024.

Another justice currently on the International Court of Justice, Kirill Gevorgian of Russia, was not successful in securing another term.  

Four new justices were elected to the International Court of Justice. They are: Bogdan-Lucian Aurescu (Romania); Sarah Hull Cleveland (United States); Juan Manuel Gómez Robledo Verduzco (Mexico); and Dire Tladi (South Africa).


The candidates who were not selected were Chaloka Beyani (Zambia); Ahmed Amin Fathalla (Egypt); Kirill Gevorgian (Russia); and Antoine Kesia-Mbe Mindua (Democratic Republic of the Congo).

Adapted from a UN Press Release.


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