The archives of the International Military Tribunal arriving at the Peace Palace, 14 March 1950.

On Saturday November 14th and Thursday November 26th, the Peace Palace Library commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials against the principal perpetrators of the Hitler regime. The Nuremberg Trials mark an important moment in the history of international law. Individual Nazi war criminals were held responsible and indicted for war crimes and crimes against humanity and brought to justice before a tribunal. The Nuremberg Trials provided a legal framework on which thereafter prosecution of international crimes was built and thus laid the foundation for international criminal law to emerge as a modern discipline. The Peace Palace Library invites you to join us in commemorating this important moment in history and to reflect on the lessons we have learnt from the Nuremberg Trials in recent times.

Programme

Peace Palace Lecture ‘70 Years Nuremberg’.

On Saturday November 14th, the Peace Palace Library is pleased to present the Commemorative Lecture  ‘70 Years Nuremberg’  in the Auditorium of the Academy Building of the Peace Palace.

The program for the afternoon is as follows:

13.30               Doors Open / Coffee & Tea

14.00              Opening Remarks by Mr. Jeroen Vervliet, Director of the Peace Palace Library

14.15               H.E. Justice Shireen Avis Fisher, Residual Special Court of Sierra Leone (SCSL)

15.00               H.E. Judge Howard Morrison, International Criminal Court (ICC)

15.45               Dr. Axel Fischer, researcher at the Philipp University of Marburg, Germany.

16.30               Q & A

16.50               Closing Remarks by Mr. Jeroen Vervliet – Director of the Peace Palace Library

17.00               Reception

Film screening of the documentary ‘Nuremberg :  Its Lesson For Today’.

On Thursday November 26th, the Peace Palace Library is pleased to present the film screening of 'Nuremberg : Its Lesson for Today’  in the Auditorium of the Academy Building of the Peace Palace.

The evening program is as follows:

16.30               Doors Open / Coffee & Tea

17.00               Opening Remarks by Mr. Jeroen Vervliet, Director of the Peace Palace Library

17.10               Introduction to the Documentary by Ms. Heikelien Verrijn Stuart

17.30               Screening of 'Nuremberg : Its Lessons for Today'.

 

To attend this lecture, registration as well as an admission fee of 15 Euro is required.

Registration automatically grants access to both events.

We kindly request you to register and pay the admissions fee by clicking the following link: https://www.vredespaleis.nl/visit/events/the-nuremberg-trials-70-years/?lang=en

We wish to remind you that you are required to bring a valid ID (passport, driving license). Without a valid ID, you will not be able to enter the Peace Palace premises.

We would greatly appreciate it if you could attend these events.

The Peace Palace Library would like to express its gratitude to the Austrian Embassy in The Hague  for generously supporting these events.

Sincerely,

Jeroen Vervliet

Director of the Peace Palace Library

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