Applications Invited for Deputy-Registrar at the International Court of Justice

UN Photo / ICJ-CIJ / Frank van Beek. Courtesy of the ICJ
UN Photo / ICJ-CIJ / Frank van Beek. Courtesy of the ICJ

In light of the upcoming expiration of the term of office of the current Deputy-Registrar on 15 March 2020, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) will elect a Deputy-Registrar for a term of seven years.

In order to ensure a fair and transparent election process, the Court invites qualified candidates to submit applications in accordance with the specified procedure.

The Deputy-Registrar of the ICJ (The Hague, Netherlands), principal judicial organ of the United Nations, assists the Registrar and acts as Registrar in the latter’s absence, or in the event of the post of Registrar becoming vacant.

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In the performance of his or her functions, the Deputy-Registrar reports to the Registrar. The Deputy-Registrar shares the duties entrusted to the Registrar in connection with the administration of the Registry.

The Deputy-Registrar acts on behalf of the Registrar in the absence of the latter or upon his direction with regard to diplomatic and judicial matters. The deadline for applications is 6 December 2019.

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