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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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    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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  • Silenced Women- Gender Crimes

    The International Criminal Prosecution Of Gender Crimes

    Library blog - July 23, 2012

    When we first think about wars and armed conflicts, we very often think about battlefields, burned villages, wounded soldiers, air-bombs and tanks. We tend to forget that civilians, women and children in particular, are at the centre of warfare and frequently fall victim to sexual violence in staggering numbers. The international community and the UN Security Council have established that gender crimes are part of the most serious of international crimes and should therefore be of great concern to the international community as a whole. In spite of this, international crimes involving sexual violence continue to be one of the most difficult crimes to prosecute.

    This blog will briefly discuss the international criminal prosecution of gender crimes by various international legal institutions.

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  • Peace Palace Library Lecture: Documentary Film ‘Justice for Sale ‘ on criminal Justice in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

    News and events - July 3, 2012

    On June 26 2012, The Peace Palace Library held a screening of the award-winning Documentary Film Justice For Sale about the criminal justice system in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by Dutch Documentary filmmakers Ilse & Femke van Velzen . The documentary was introduced by Dr. Janine Ubink, an expert on African legal issues […]

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  • Peace Palace Library Lecture Series: Documentary Film ‘Justice For Sale’

    News and events - June 28, 2012

    On June 26 2012, The Peace Palace Library held a screening of the award-winning Documentary Film Justice For Sale about the criminal justice system in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by Dutch Documentary filmmakers Ilse & Femke van Velzen . The documentary was introduced by Dr. Janine Ubink, an expert on African legal issues from […]

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  • Peace Palace Library Neighbours: Meet the Three Ladies of The Hague Academy of International Law

    News and events - June 28, 2012

    Monique Legerman : Registration and General Affairs Officer for the Academy: “It’s that time of the year again, the one which is most anticipated by the staff of the Hague Academy of International Law: the summer courses are about to start. The participants have been selected and the invited professors are putting the finishing touches on […]

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  • Dokeos: Your Electronic Learning Environment during The Hague Academy’s Summer Sessions 2012

    News and events - June 28, 2012

    During the period leading up to the Summer Courses, the Peace Palace Library ensures that the necessary readings for the courses for each professor are made available through the website of Dokeos. Read More on the purpose of Dokeos and how to use it. Dokeos is an electronic learning environment where students can access the […]

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  • The Genocide Convention - The Legacy of 60 Years aan Dr. Janine Ubink

    The Genocide Convention – The Legacy of 60 Years

    News and events - June 28, 2012

    During our last Peace Palace Library Lecture, ‘Justice for Sale – Criminal Justice in the Democratic Republic of Congo’, Peace Palace Library Director Jeroen Vervliet presented Dr. Janine Ubink with the first edition of the book ‘The Genocide Convention – The Legacy of 60 years’, published by Brill Academic Publishers/Martinus Nijhoff. The Peace Palace Library […]

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