Somali to Sit at International Court of Justice Bench

Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf was elected among three other judges by the General Assembly and Security Council for a nine-year term starting on 6 February next year.



View of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Bench during the reading of its Judgment in the case concerning Questions relating to the Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite (Belgium v. Senegal). This session took place, exceptionally, in the Japanese Room of the Peace Palace./ Vue de la Cour internationale de Justice (CIJ) lors de la lecture de son arrêt en l'affaire relative à des Questions concernant l'obligation de poursuivre ou d'extrader (Belgique c. Sénégal)