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  • Library User in the Spotlight: Johanna Ospina

    News and events - January 31, 2014

    This month, our Library User in the Spotlight is Johanna Ospina from Colombia. Johanna is a PhD student at at the Institute of Human Rights “Bartoleme de las Casas” of University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain. She tells us that the Peace Palace Library is one of her favourite places in The Hague.

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  • Legal Database: OGEL - Global Energy Law and Regulation Portal

    Legal Database: OGEL – Global Energy Law and Regulation Portal

    News and events - January 31, 2014

    The Oil, Gas and Energy Database (OGEL) is a database that focuses on recent developments within the area of oil, gas and energy law. Here one can find regulations, treaties, judicial and arbitral cases, voluntary guidelines and materials related to tax and contracting matters.

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  • Embassy Centennial Book Donation Project Mexico, Bolivia and New Zealand 01

    Embassy Centennial Book Donation Project: Mexico, Bolivia and New Zealand

    News and events - December 24, 2013

    As we look back on the past events of our Centenary, we must conclude that our special Centennial Book Project has been a phenomenal success. So far, 25 Embassies in The Hague have generously contributed and therefore enriched our National Law Collection. This month, we’ve welcomed the Embassies of Mexico, Bolivia and New Zealand in the library. Find out which publications are now part of library collection.

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  • Legal Database: JUTA Law Online

    Legal Database: JUTA Law Online

    News and events - December 24, 2013

    Juta Law is a renowned publisher of legal content from the African continent and is committed to “unlocking” the wealth of legal knowledge for a diversity of users. Together with the bulk of South Africa’s Law Report series are writings by over 300 authors and contributors from academia, the judiciary and private practice that are now published in electronic form.

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  • Remembering President John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

    Remembering President John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

    Library blog - November 22, 2013

    On this day, exactly 50 years ago, the world was in shock by the assassination of American President John F. Kennedy. Today, as the United States pauses to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of its 35th President, we will take the opportunity to reflect on some of the most important political events and accomplishments that marked the foreign policy of his presidency.

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  • Embassy Centennial Book Project: Georgia, Korea, The Philippines, Rwanda, Guatemala and Peru

    News and events - November 15, 2013

    This month, the Embassy Book Donation Project has continued to receive generous donations from five Embassies, namely, the Embassy of Georgia, the Embassy of Korea, the Embassy of the Philippines, the Peruvian Embassy for the second time (!), the Embassy of Rwanda and the Embassy of Guatemala. Find out which publications are now part of our National Law Collection.

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  • Irawati Handayani

    Library User in the Spotlight: Irawati Handayani

    News and events - November 15, 2013

    ‘The Peace Palace Library is one of my favorite places on earth. Each time I travel abroad, I try to find spare time to visit and experience the library. This autumn was my second visit to the Peace Palace Library. Last year, I attended the Hague Academy ‘s Summer Course in Public International Law and to conduct short research in the library. This year, I had more time to conduct research for my thesis and truly speaking, I was amazed by the collection of books and journals on international law from many scholars and experts around the world’.

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  • Peace Palace Library Database: ChinaLawInfo!

    Legal Database: LawinfoChina!

    News and events - November 15, 2013

    The LawinfoChina online database offers the possibility to access materials in English for Chinese law. The content is available in Chinese as well. Among many features, this database allows you to search or browse the table of contents of 44 leading Chinese law journals and also official gazettes. Find out just how much more this database has to offer!

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  • Hague Academy’s A.A.A. visits Annual Meeting German National Group

    Hague Academy’s A.A.A. visits Annual Meeting German National Group

    News and events - November 15, 2013

    On October 18 and 19, the Association of Attendees and Alumni of the Hague Academy of International Law visited the Annual Meeting of the German National Group in Paris. The board of the German National Group invited the Association for a two days conference including their annual meeting at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

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  • Peace One Day Concert: Interview Jude Law and Jeremy Gilley!

    Peace One Day Concert: Interview Jude Law and Jeremy Gilley!

    News and events - October 3, 2013

    On Saturday September 21, 2013, we ended the Peace Palace Centenary Celebrations with a spectacular Peace One Day concert. The initiator of this concert is British documentary filmmaker, actor and peace activist Jeremy Gilley, who heads a non-profit organization with the same name and who is the 2010 recipient of the Carnegie Wateler Peace Prize. He hosted the concert together with fellow British actor and Peace One Day Ambassador Jude Law. During the press conference we got the chance to briefly interview them and talked about the importance of Peace One Day!

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