Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015

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International Non-Governmental Organizations
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paragraph 172 in volume 2, chapter 10, Qualification to be a Party in a Case: Jurisdiction Ratione Personae

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It is a necessary conclusion from what has been said in the previous section that in a contentious case non-governmental international organizations have no access to the Court whatsoever.

During the proceedings in the Asylum case, the International League for the Rights of Man, a non-governmental organization in consultative status B with the Economic and Social Council by virtue of that body’s Res. 57 (IV), 28 March 1947, advised the Registrar

that the Leagu…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “International Non-Governmental Organizations”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 24 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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