United Nations Security Council Resolution 1571

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UN Security Council
Resolution 1571
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International Court of Justice
Date 4 November 2004
Meeting no. 5,070
Code S/RES/1571 (Document)
Subject International Court of Justice
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council resolution 1571, adopted without a vote on 4 November 2004, after noting the resignation of International Court of Justice (ICJ) judge Gilbert Guillaume taking effect on 11 February 2005, the Council decided that elections to the vacancy on the ICJ would take place on 15 February 2005 at the Security Council and at a meeting of the General Assembly during its 59th session.[1]

Guillaume, a French jurist, was a member of the court since September 1987 and its President from 2000 to 2003. His term of office was due to expire in February 2009.[2] He was replaced by Ronny Abraham.[3]

See also


  1. "Vacancy on International Court of Justice to be filled by election on 15 February 2005". United Nations. 4 November 2004.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Judge Gilbert Guillaume, former President of the Court, will resign as a Member of the Court as of 11 February 2005". International Court of Justice. 10 November 2004.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "The United Nations General Assembly and Security Council elect". International Court of Justice. 15 February 2005.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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