United Nations Security Council Resolution 980

United Nations Security Council resolution 980, adopted without a vote on 22 March 1995, after noting the resignation of International Court of Justice (ICJ) judge Sir Robert Yewdall Jennings which would take effect on 10 July 1995, the council decided that elections to the vacancy on the ICJ would take place on 12 July 1995 at the security council and at a meeting of the General Assembly during its 49th session.

UN Security Council
Resolution 980
ICJ building at night
Date22 March 1995
Meeting no.3,510
CodeS/RES/980 (Document)
SubjectInternational Court of Justice
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members
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Jennings, a British jurist, was a member of the court since 1982 and its president from 1991 to 1994.[1]

See also



  1. ^ Members of the International Court of Justice. International Court of Justice.