United Nations Security Council Resolution 570

United Nations Security Council Resolution 570, adopted unanimously on 12 September 1985, after noting the death of International Court of Justice (ICJ) Judge Platon D. Morozov, the Council decided that elections to the vacancy on the ICJ would take place on 9 December 1985 at the Security Council and at the General Assembly's 40th session.

UN Security Council
Resolution 570
International Court of Justice
Date12 September 1985
Meeting no.2,604
CodeS/RES/570 (Document)
SubjectInternational Court of Justice
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members
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Platon Morozov, born in Leningrad in 1906, was a lawyer who represented the Soviet Union in various international organisations. He was a member of the court since 6 February 1970, and was re-elected on 6 February 1979 for another term, due to end in 1988. However, in 1985 Morozov had to resign due to ill health, the second time a judge at the ICJ had done so.[1]

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  1. ^ "ICJ Communiqué" (PDF). International Court of Justice. 6 September 1985.

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