Legality of the use by a state of nuclear weapons in armed conflict, Advisory opinion, 8th July 1996 ( ICJ Rep 66), OXIO 136
International Court of Justice [ICJ]
- Armed conflict, international — Weapons, nuclear — Advisory opinions
1. Whether the World Health Organization was empowered to request an advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice on the legality of the use, or threat, of nuclear weapons This headnote pertains to: Legality of the use by a state of nuclear weapons in armed conflict, Advisory opinion, a court decision relevant to the law of international organizations. Jump to full text In 1993 the World Health Organization (WHO) requested the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to render an advisory opinion on the legality of the threat, or use, of nuclear weapons. The...