The Resolution of the Institute of International Law
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paragraph 338 in volume 3, chapter 23, Non-Appearance

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The repeated instances of non-appearance raised concern in international legal circles and the Institute of International Law decided to undertake an examination of this development. At its Basle Session of 1991 the Institute adopted the following resolution:

The Institute of International Law, Considering the frequent cases of non-appearance which have occurred before the International Court of Justice;

Considering that the International Court of Justice is the principal judicial organ of…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Resolution of the Institute of International Law”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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