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Nouvelles du droit international

  • Ukraine conflict: EU extends sanctions against Russia

    January 30, 2015

    EU foreign ministers have agreed to extend existing sanctions against Russia until September.

    Source: BBC News

     

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  • Africans may mandate regional force against Boko Haram this week

    January 28, 2015

    The African Union (AU) might grant a mandate as early as this week for a regional military force to combat Islamist Boko Haram militants, a vital step towards securing U.N. Security Council backing, a diplomat said on Tuesday. Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger, Chad and Benin agreed in Niger’s capital Niamey this month that the AU would [...]

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  • European counter-terror plan involves blanket collection of passengers’ data

    January 28, 2015

    A new European commission counter-terror plan will require the blanket collection and storage for up to five years of personal data records of all passengers flying in and out of Europe. The European commission plan to be published on Wednesday would require 42 separate pieces of information on every passenger flying in and out of [...]

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  • Discover Peace in Europe

    January 19, 2015

    Walk exciting peace trails in Berlin, Budapest, Manchester, Paris, The Hague, Torino and Vienna and learn about peace and its long history!
    Discover Peace in Europe

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  • Human trafficking and the ‘New Slavery’

    January 8, 2015

    Few social-justice issues have generated more recent worldwide attention than human trafficking. A 2014 report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) highlights just how pervasive the problem is, with victims found in 124 countries despite widespread criminalization of such acts.

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  • Four EU countries in top 10 world economies

    December 29, 2014

    Four European countries are in the world’s 10 largest economies, according to research by the Centre for Economic and Business Research.

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  • Christmas Holiday Closing Times

    December 22, 2014

    Due to the Christmas Holidays and the End of the Year Celebration, the Peace Palace Library will be closed on December 24, 25, 26. The library closes the 31st of December from 15.00 onwards. January 1st and 2nd closed all day. We wish you happy Christmas Times and an enjoyable 2015!
    Christmas Holiday Closing Times

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  • Vacature Juridisch-Wetenschappelijk Bibliotheekmedewerker

    December 22, 2014

    De Carnegie-Stichting zoekt voor de Bibliotheek van het Vredespaleis: Juridisch-Wetenschappelijk Bibliotheekmedewerker (m/v, 1,0 fte). Voor uw reactie (o.v.v. VACAJAN2015) of voor nadere info: Jeroen Vervliet, 070–3024122 of j.vervliet@ppl.nl, Bibliotheek van het Vredespaleis, Carnegieplein 2, 2517 KJ Den Haag. Sluitingsdatum: 5 januari 2015.

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  • The ICC can improve its image by going after North Korea and Islamic State fighters

    December 3, 2014

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has not showered itself in glory of late. Long beset by accusations of bias and ineffectiveness, and with cases looking shaky, the front line of international justice could do with a decisive success to its name.

    But, for once, there’s hope. In a recent interview, ICC chief investigator Fatou Bensouda said her office is looking into ways of officially investigating crimes by foreign fighters who have joined Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq.

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  • 26/11: legal options

    November 28, 2014

    In the aftermath of the Mumbai terrorist attack on 26 November 2008, several questions arose on what entity should be held legally responsible and the applicability of international instruments in prosecuting both state and non-state perpetrators. What were the options available to India? What instruments, under international law, could be applied by India? What was the precedent set by the U.S. intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan after 9/11?

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