Those who have registered in advance have priority as regards seats in the hearing room, which are then allocated to others on a first-come first-served basis. If you are a journalist, please contact the Press Service to register. For more information on hearings go to the Hearings web page .
Photography and filming is allowed only in the public parts of the building (forecourt, entrance hall).
To obtain pictures of hearings please contact the Press Service, which can provide journalists with professional-quality footage (FTP link) of the first few minutes of hearings.
Webcasts of hearings can also be viewed on the same day via the Court’s website.
Press conference 2013
The Court held its annual press conference on 24 January 2013. On this occasion, Dean Spielmann, the President of the Court, reviewed the Court’s activities in 2012, which he described as an exceptional year for the Court, and presented its annual statistics.
President's speech (in French only)
Documents and Statistics