United Nations Security Council Resolution 627

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UN Security Council
Resolution 627
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International Court of Justice judges
Date 9 January 1989
Meeting no. 2,838
Code S/RES/624 (Document)
Subject International Court of Justice
Voting summary
15 voted for
None voted against
None abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council resolution 627, adopted unanimously on 9 January 1989, after noting the death of International Court of Justice (ICJ) President Nagendra Singh on 11 December 1988, the Council decided that elections to the vacancy on the ICJ would take place on 18 April 1989 at the Security Council and at the General Assembly's 43rd session.

Singh had been a member of the court since 6 February 1973, having been its Vice-President from 1976 to 1979 and its President from 1985 to 1988.[1]

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  1. ^ "ICJ Communiqué" (PDF). International Court of Justice. 13 December 1988. 

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