The Peace Palace Centenary Celebrations may have come to an end on 21 September with the 'Peace One Day Concert', but the same cannot be said about the Embassy Centennial Book Project. This Book Project is still in full gear and this month we received generous donations from the Embassy of Peru, the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates, the Embassy of Nicaragua and the Embassy of Canada! Find out which books are now part of our National Law Collection.
3. La convención sobre el derecho del mar y la politica maritima de Nicaragua: actas del seminario 'La convención de las Naciones Unidas sobre el derecho del mar y la politica maritima de Nicaragua', 27/28 de noviembre de 1995, Managua, Nicaragua Fondo Cultural del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, 1996.
On 24 September, H.E. Abdalla Hamdan Alnaqbi, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates visited the Peace Palace Library and generously donated the following publications:
On the 25 of September, The Peace Palace Library was delighted to receive 55 publications from the Embassy of Peru. A small donation ceremony was held in the Peace Palace to mark the transfer of all materials to the Library. In his speech, Peruvian Ambassador Allan Wagner recognized the importance of not only the Library but also of the Hague Academy of International Law as institutions instrumental in preparing students for a future career in international law as well as in the foreign service. Counsellor José-Antonio Torrico selected five publications to be put on display in the Historic Reading Room:
Peruvian Diplomatic Academy
Institute for International Studies (Pontifical Catholic University of Peru
On 30 September, H.E. James M. Lambert, Ambassador of Canada, visited the Reading Room of the Peace Palace Library to make a generous contribution to our Embassy Book Donation Project. “On the occasion of the centennial anniversary of the Peace Palace, I am pleased to make today’s donation on behalf of the Embassy of Canada to the Netherlands. Reflecting both the bilingual and bijural character of Canada, we are honoured to have these law books included in the Peace Palace Library’s already rich National Law Collection”, said Ambassador Lambert during the handover ceremony. The Canadian contribution, made possible by the Canadian Embassy’s Post Initiative Fund, consisted of the following publications:
The Peace Palace Library would like to express its deep gratitude and appreciation to the Embassies of Nicaragua, the United Arab Emirates, Peru and Canada in response to their recent book donation to our special book project as part of the Peace Palace Centenary.