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  • Academy Students visit the Grotius Collection

    News and events - August 10, 2018

    During the Public Law Session of the Hague Academy, students from Colombia, South-Korea, Bulgaria, Brazil, Greece, India, Mexico, Jordan, Australia and Hungary had the opportunity to pay a visit to the illustrious Hugo Grotius Collection of the Peace Palace Library. The Peace Palace Library holds the largest Hugo Grotius Collection in the world. It’s considered one of the most important collections which are housed by the Peace Palace Library as the works of Grotius play a major role in the study of the history of international law.

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  • Judge Yusuf: ‘We all have the common language of international law’

    News and events - August 10, 2018

    One of the highlights of the Academy’s Public Law Session was a Lecture held by Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf, the current President of the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Judge Yusuf spoke about his career, the work of the Court and engaged in a Question and Answer Session with the students.

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  • Academy Students In The Spotlight

    News and events - August 10, 2018

    On July 27, 2018, a total of 342 students hailing from 83 countries were awarded a certificate upon successfully completing the Public International Law Session of The Hague Academy. Four alumni from Peru, India and France reflect and share with us their thoughts and experiences on their time spend at the Academy. It turns out, their experience was filled with many hightlights:

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  • Database : LLMC Digital

    News and events - April 29, 2018

    Database : LLMC Digital

    LLMC Digital is a database containing full-text legal publications, mostly on Anglo-American Law as well as foreign jurisdictions from selected countries. It includes books, journals, law reports, legislation and government publications. These legal materials , dating from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, cover a wide range of legal topics such as: British Empire studies, canon law, military law, comparative law, Roman law and legal philosophy. Materials from the United States Federal Government, States and Territories are also included. These are: US Supreme Court Reports, the US Code (1925-1990s) , Official Edition (1790-1996), First series of West’s regional Reporters (1880s-1925).

    In addition, this database provides materials from selected countries including the United Kingdom, the English Reports (1378-1865) and individual series of nominate reports, UK official publications about other countries (these will be listed under the names of the respective countries), India, Pakistan, Iraq, Japan, Palestine, South-Africa.

    Lastly, this database also contains monographs and titles covering legislation, Treaties and case law.

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  • Book Launch ‘International Criminal Law Investigations: Law and Practice”

    News and events - March 27, 2018

    On March 8th, the Peace Palace Library and Eleven International Publishing hosted a book launch to celebrate Eleven’s most recent publication titled International Criminal Law Investigations: Law and Practice. The first copy of the book was presented to the honourable Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court who delivered the keynote speech. The book launch was follwed by a panel discussion.

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  • Library User in the Spotlight: Kosuke Onishi

    News and events - March 27, 2018

    I have been frequenting the Peace Palace Library since last September and yet I still find myself straining my neck to look up at the structure of the Peace Palace every time. The building reminds me of the significance of everything that I am learning about and puts me in the proper mindset to conduct research. On certain days, such as the day of writing, I have been lucky enough to cross paths with giants in the field who are either coming out of hearings at the Court or are embarking on their own research at the Library.

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  • Remembering Felix Moscheles (1833-1917)

    Library blog - January 11, 2018

    On December 22, the Peace Palace Library, the International Network of Museums for Peace (INMP) and the Bertha von Suttner Peace Institute organized a commemorative meeting to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Felix Stone Moscheles. Moscheles was a 19th century peace activist and painter. He was one of the best-known pacifists of his time, a familiar face in the International Peace Movement and a close friend of Bertha von Suttner, the first female recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. He participated in the Hague Peace Conferences and was a staunch supporter of international arbitration. This blog will briefly discuss his life and will mainly focus on his peace activities.

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  • Library User in the Spotlight: Nathália Brandão

    News and events - December 20, 2017

    Welcome to Den Haag, an international city where peace and democracy are cardinal virtues! Sunday morning and I was right there: at the entrance, just waiting for the course on the fundamentals of European Union Law. In spite of being pervaded by both enthusiasm and anxiety, the iconic Peace Palace building and its glorious garden engaged me with anticipation of the things to come. I glimpsed a path that would lead me to an intellectual journey shrouded by a serene atmosphere.

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  • Library User in the Spotlight: Marta Manzoni

    News and events - December 20, 2017

    Since the first time I entered the Peace Palace Library I feel grateful for having the opportunity of engaging in research for my master thesis in such an inspiring environment. The enormous and invaluable collection of the library is a fascinating territory to be explored for students keen on international law, with great passion for books, as I am.

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  • SURVEY: Peace Palace Library

    News and events - August 30, 2017

    The Peace Palace Library always strives to improve the quality of its collection and services. In order to do this as quickly and appropriately as possible, it is important to know which points will benefit from any improvements. For this reason, we kindly request your participation in this survey. We would greatly appreciate you taking a few minutes of your time by filling in this survey . Please use the ‘Other…’ option to express your specific wishes if you have any! Thanks in advance for your support and cooperation.

    Best regards, Peace Palace Library Staff

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