International Court of Justice (ICJ)
Giorgio Gaja (Italy)


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Topic: Ukraine v. Russia (Application of the International Convention for Supporting of Financing Terrorism & the International Convention on the Elimination of all form of Racial Discrimination)

Delegate: Giorgio Gaja (Italy)

The discussion surrounding the conflict between Russian and Ukrainian states has been tumultuous throughout its rise within the past four years. While Ukraine asserts that Russia has been funding pro-Russian militants to fight against Ukrainian governmental forces, the opposing state refuses the claims of funding terrorist activity, snubs any accusations regarding racial discrimination against Ukrainian natives, and denies many other allegations made by Ukraine against them. According to the 1994 Budapest Memorandum, the Russian Federation has made commitments to respect Ukraine’s independence within its borders, but these recent claims find Russia allegedly defying said affirmations. Th...