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  • Piet Sanders ca. 1940

    In Memoriam: Piet Sanders 1912-2012

    News and events - October 15, 2012

    On 27 September 2012 Professor Pieter Sanders passed away, one week after his 100th birthday, leaving a unique legacy in both international and Dutch arbitration law.

    Professor Sanders was perhaps best known to dispute resolution lawyers as one of the principal drafters of the 1958 New York Convention (on the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and arbitration agreements) and for his contributions to the drafting of the 1976 UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and the 1986 Dutch arbitration legislation.

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  • The Netherlands Celebrates Prince’s Day (Prinsjesdag)

    News and events - September 18, 2012

    Every year, on the third Tuesday in September, The Netherlands celebrates Prince’s Day (Prinsjesdag). This day signals the start of the Dutch parliamentary year. Queen Beatrix, Head of State, delivers the “Speech from the Throne” ( De Troonrede) before a joint meeting of both chambers of parliament, members of the cabinet, the Council of State and other invited guests. The Speech sets out the main features of government policy for the coming parliamentary session

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  • Keina Yoshida in Voorburg, The Netherlands

    Peace Palace Library Interview: Keina Yoshida

    News and events - September 11, 2012

    Keina Yoshida is currently working as an intern at the ICC and is in the middle of writing a PhD at the London School of Economics (LSE). Her research focuses on the interaction & interrelation between International Criminal Justice and Cinema. Find out more about Keina and her Blog where the worlds of Law and Film collide.

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  • Groepsfoto Pelgrimage Hugo Grotius 28 augustus 2012

    Commemoration of Hugo Grotius: A pilgrimage to Delft

    News and events - September 11, 2012

    On the sunlit summer morning of Tuesday August 28th, a small group of people gathered in the New Church in Delft, which dominates the north-eastern side of the medieval marketplace, to visit the tomb of Hugo Grotius, known as the ‘Father of International Law’. On this day he died 367 years ago and to honor his legacy the Peace Palace Library organized a commemoration to celebrate his life and achievements.

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  • Visit Royal Netherlands Navy (picture taken by Jeroen Vervliet)

    Library users in the Spotlight: Centre for Studies participant Nasser Abdul

    News and events - September 11, 2012

    Summer has come to an end and so have the activities of The Hague Academy. Last Friday, the participants of the Centre for Studies and Research finished the first stage of their research for this year’s program on Criminal Acts at Sea. Nasser Adbul, a participant from Cameroon, has kindly sent us his thoughts on his stay in the Peace Palace Library and the city of The Hague. Here’s what he had to say.

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  • Professor Yanagihara in the Peace Palace Library

    Peace Palace Library Interview: Professor Masaharu Yanagihara

    News and events - July 26, 2012

    Professor Yanagihara is president of the Japanese Society of International Law and Professor of International Law at Kyushu University. He is currently lecturing at The Hague Academy of International Law on “The Significance of the History of the Law of Nations in Europe and Asia”. The auditorium is fully packed as students listen to his course on the history of reception of international law, with an emphasis on China, Korea and Japan.

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  • Library Users: Academy Students in the Spotlight!

    News and events - July 26, 2012

    It’s the middle of Summer and the Academy is in full gear!  For the past three weeks, the Peace Palace Library has been filled with excited students who quickly made the Reading Room their ‘ home ’ away from ‘ home ’. Now that the Public Law Session  is  drawing to a close, some students were […]

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  • Graftombe Hugo de Groot

    Peace Palace Library Pilgrimage to the Tomb of Hugo Grotius August 28, 2012

    News and events - July 26, 2012

    Join the Peace Palace Library Pilgrimage to the Tomb of Hugo Grotius in the Nieuwe Kerk in Delft! To commemorate the fact that Grotius died 367 years ago the Peace Palace Library pays tribute to the legacy of this great “Dutchman”, the “Father of International Law “ with a small ceremony at his grave. Upon arrival at the Nieuwe Kerk a wreath of fresh flower will be laid at his tomb. After speeches, a small passage from his most famous work “De Iure Belli ac Pacis” will be read.

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  • Association of Alumni and Attendees of the Hague Academy of International Law

    The Association for Alumni and Attendees of the Hague Academy: ‘A Successful Method for Cultivating Friendships World-Wide’

    News and events - July 26, 2012

    Since the early beginnings of the Academy, the Association for Alumni and Attendees of the Hague Academy( AAA) organizes legal excursions and cultural activities for the students during the summer courses, for both the Public International Law course as well as the Private International Law course

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  • Summercourses on our Homepage

    News and events - July 26, 2012

    Students of the Hague Academy of International Law are hopefully familiar with Dokeos. Besides this great e-learning environment, you can also find information and materials about the Public- and Private International Law courses on the website of the Peace Palace Library

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