ICJ Public Hearings in Temple Dispute: Cambodia vs. Thailand
Opening of the public hearings of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Temple of Preah Vihear case (Cambodia vs. Thaïlande), under the presidency of Judge Peter Tomka. The Court’s role is to settle, in accordance with international law, legal disputes submitted to it by States (its Judgments are final and binding) and to give advisory opinions on legal questions referred to it by authorized UN organs and agencies. Its official languages are English and French. ICJ news and archives can be accessed via www.icj-cij.org
ICJ President, Judge Peter Tomka (centre), at the opening of the ICJ hearings in the Temple dispute (Cambodia v. Thailand).