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COMPENSATION OWED BY THE REPUBLIC OF NICARAGUA TO THE REPUBLIC OF COSTA RICA

Pays/Territoire
Costa Rica, Nicaragua
Type de cour
Cour internationale
Date
Fév 2, 2018
Source
UNEP, InforMEA
Nom du tribunal
INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE
Siège de la cour
The Hague, The Netherlands
Langue
Anglais
Résumé

Under the Court’s Judgment on merits, Costa Rica entitled to compensation for material damage caused on its territory by Nicaragua’s unlawful activities.

Present Judgment determining the amount of compensation.

Claim for compensation for environmental damage. Such a claim not previously adjudicated by the Court. Damage to environment compensable under international law. Compensation may include indemnification for impairment or loss of environmental goods and services and payment for restoration. Methodology for valuation. Ecosystem services approach advanced by Costa Rica. Replacement cost approach advanced by Nicaragua. Neither approach followed exclusively by the Court. No specific method of valuation for purposes of compensation for environmental damage prescribed by international law.

The Court to be guided by principles and rules applicable to compensation.

Texte intégral
Costa RicaNicaragua - EN (1).pdf
Costa RicaNicaragua - FR (1).pdf
Disponible en
French and English

Références

Littérature

Recognition of "Enviromental Services" in the ICJ's First Award of Compensation for International Environmental Damage

Auteur: Young T.

Dans: Environmental Policy and Law | Vol. 48(1); p. 36-41

Éditeur: IOS Press | Amsterdam, The Netherlands | 2018

Littérature | International | Costa Rica, Nicaragua

Mot clé: Cour/tribunaux, Responsabilité/indemnisation

Source: IUCN (ID: ANA-093549)