Current Developments

Bosco Ntaganda found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the ICC

WTO Ministerial Meeting of Developing Countries concludes in New Delhi 

Malaysia accedes to the Rome Statute 

Advisory Opinion of the ICJ on the Legal Consequences of the Separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965, 25 February 2019 

UN Security Council Meeting Addresses Transnational Organized Crime at Sea

The UN Climate Summit (COP24) Concludes in Katowice, Poland 

Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration Adopted 

Yemen Warring Parties Agree to Truce 

Ottawa Ministerial on WTO Reform

Agreement to Prevent Unregulated High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean

Bemba and Co-Accused Sentenced for Witness Tampering by the International Criminal Court

The UNGA Adopts Resolution titled “Towards a Global Pact for the Environment” 

WSIS Forum 2018

Two Days Informal WTO Ministerial Concludes in New Delhi 

A Short Report on the 12th Internet Governance Forum

New ICC Judges and Presidency

Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court delivers three important judgments

United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Co-ordination Compact Signed

The United Nations Security Council Unanimously Votes in Favor of a 30-day Cease-Fire in Syria 

A White Paper issued by the Government of the People’s Republic of China on its Arctic Policy: January 2018

WTO’s 11th Ministerial Conference Concludes in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nominees of Japan and Uganda Elected as Judges at the ICC 

ICTY convicts Ratko Mladić for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity 

General Assembly, Security Council fill final vacancy for the International Court of Justice

2017 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

United Nations Security Council Adopts Resolution 2370 on Preventing Terrorists from Acquiring Weapons

Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Adopted at United Nations Conference in New York

WSIS Forum 12-16 June, 2017 

Aid for Trade Global Review 2017

The Trade Facilitation Agreement enters into Force 

ICC Awards Symbolic Reparations to Congo War Victims 

ICC Sentences Congo Former Vice-President for Bribing Witnesses 

Kigali Amendments to Montreal Protocol Mark a Major Progress in Combating Global Warming 

Declaration adopted at the United Nations Summit for Refugees and Migrants held on 19 September 2016 

On the Kampala Amendment on the Crime of Aggression under the ICC

E-commerce as the New Transformative Force in Global Trade: An Opening for Developing Countries to Gain a Stronger Foothold in the Multilateral Trading System 

Extremist Pleads Guilty to destroying Cultural Property in Mali

President of ITLOS Reports to the Meeting of States Parties 

The Ruling of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on Julian Assange

ICC Sentences Congolese Leader Jean-Pierre Bemba for War Crimes

First Ocean Assessment under the Auspices of the United Nations 

Signing of 12 Nations Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement  

Nairobi Package -The Final Outcome of Tenth Ministerial Conference of WTO

International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) Ceases Operation  

Major Highlights of COP-21 Climate Change Conference - Paris-2015