Judge Kenneth Keith

UPEACE Centre The Hague and the Peace Palace Library have the pleasure to inform you that the 4th Lecture on Peacebuilding in Progress will take place on Wednesday January 28, 2015.  Sir Kenneth Keith, Judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), will deliver a speech on “International water disputes - The roles of international courts and arbitral tribunals in resolving them”. Sir Kenneth Keith has been a judge of the International Court of Justice since 2006 to 2015.

UPEACE The Hague Lecture Series “Peacebuilding in Progress”

UPEACE Centre The Hague and the Peace Palace Library have the pleasure to inform you that the 4th Lecture on Peacebuilding in Progress will take place on 28 January 2015.

Sir Kenneth Keith, Judge of the International Court of Justice, will deliver a speech on “International water disputes - The roles of international courts and arbitral tribunals in resolving them

Time:                    Wednesday 28 January 2015, 17.45-19.00 hrs

Venue:                 Peace Palace, Academy Building, Seminar Room, Carnegieplein 2, 2517 KJ The Hague

About Judge Kenneth Keith (1937)

Sir Kenneth Keith has been a judge of the International Court of Justice since 2006 to 2015. Before his election to the bench of the World Court, he had been a judge of the New Zealand Court of Appeal and Supreme Court (1996 to 2006), member and president of the New Zealand Law Commission (1986 to 1996) as well as a member of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in London and a judge of appeal in Samoa, the Cook Islands, Niue and Fiji. He has been an international arbitrator and earlier a member of the legal offices of the United Nations and the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Judge Keith has also had a lengthy academic career as a member and dean of the law faculty of the Victoria University of Wellington.

Programme

17.15-17.45 hrs              Doors open

17.45-17.50 hrs              Opening by Jeroen Vervliet, Director Peace Palace Library

17.50-18.40 hrs              Lecture by Judge Kenneth Keith

18.40-18.55 hrs              Q & A

18.55-19.00 hrs              Concluding remarks by Marius Enthoven, Chairman UPEACE The Hague

19.00-19.30 hrs              Drinks

If you wish to attend the lecture, please send an e-mail to info@upeace.nl before 21 January.

Costs of participation are € 10; for students there is a reduced fee of € 5.

The number of seats is limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

The 1st lecture was held by Ms Judy Cheng-Hopkins, 7 March 2014, on "Peacebuilding: What, Why and How?"

The 2nd lecture was held by Prof. Jan Pronk, 27 May 2014, on "Preventing Conflict Escalation. Hearts and Minds. Boots and Brains”.

The 3rd lecture was held by Prof. András Szöllösi-Nagy, 3 July 2014, on “Water: A Source of Conflict or a Potential Peace Builder?”.

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