Judge Nawaf Salam Was Just Elected President Of ICJ

Ici Beyrouth

Nawaf Salam, a prominent Lebanese diplomat, has been elected as the President of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), marking a significant milestone for Lebanon’s representation on the global stage.

In a historic move, Salam, who previously served as Lebanon’s ambassador to the United Nations, secured this prestigious position, demonstrating his expertise in international law and diplomacy.


Salam’s election to lead the ICJ underscores Lebanon’s commitment to upholding justice and promoting peace worldwide. His leadership is expected to contribute significantly to the court’s mission of resolving disputes between states and advancing the principles of international law.

This achievement reflects positively on Lebanon’s diplomatic prowess and reinforces its position as a key player in the international arena.

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