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  • Forward Into Memory: Untold Stories of Peace through Law from Pyonyang to Versailles

    News and events - June 18, 2019

    Forward Into Memory: Untold Stories of Peace through Law from Pyonyang to Versailles

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  • The Hague Academy Summer Courses 2019 Programme

    News and events - June 14, 2019

    The Hague Academy Summer Courses 2019 Programme

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  • Library Closing Hours Pentecost Monday 2019

    News and events - June 6, 2019

    Dear Library users, the Library will be closed on Monday, 10 June 2019 – Pentecost Monday. With regards, the Peace Palace Staff.

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  • D-Day and the Battle of Normandy Remembered 2019

    Library blog - June 6, 2019

    Commemorations of the Allied D-Day landings have begun in Europe, where veterans of the invasion are gathering along with world leaders to mark the 75th anniversary of the operation to liberate France. D-Day started shortly after midnight June 6th, 1944 with an extensive air and naval bombardment and an airborne assault on the French coast. 24.000 British, Canadian and American paratroopers were dropped behind the 80 kilometer wide beach zone and seized key objectives such as bridges and road crossings.

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  • 2nd Normandy World Peace Forum: ‘The Peacemakers’

    News and events - June 5, 2019

    The Normandy World Peace Forum is a major international event initiated by the Normandy Region, which will be attended by heads of state, leading academics, political specialists and guest speakers on 4th and 5th June 2019 in Caen, just before the anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.

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  • Donation Paraguay

    News and events - May 3, 2019

    The Peace Palace Library is grateful to have received out of the hands of His Excellency Minister Julio Duarte van Humbeck, Legal Counsel on Public International Law of the Republic of Paraguay, issues of the diplomatic journal ‘Revista Diplomatica’ of the Academia Diplomatica y Consular of the Republic of Paraguay. A welcome contribution to the Library. His Excellency Minister Julio Duarte van Humbeck donated the journal issues (and access to the electronic versions) on the occasion of his attendance of the meeting of the Council of General Affairs and Policy of the Hague Conference on Private International Law in March ’19, in the presence of Monique Legerman (Hague Academy of International Law).

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  • Reminder Library Survey

    News and events - April 23, 2019

    Dear Library users, two weeks ago we have sent you an invitation to participate in a user survey with the aim to get a better understanding of your usage of the various services of the Library. If you already filled out the questionnaire, we like to thank you for that. If you did not yet fill out the questionnaire, may we kindly ask you to do this? The survey centers around three key questions: how do you use the Peace Palace Library?, which services of the library do you use?, what are your information needs? Filling out the online questionnaire will take 5 to 10 minutes of your time.

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  • Library Survey

    News and events - April 9, 2019

    Dear Library users,

    The Peace Palace Library is carrying out a user survey with the aim to get a better understanding of its users and their usage of the various services of the Library. The survey centers around three key questions: how do you use the Peace Palace Library?, which services of the library do you use?, what are your information needs? Filling out the online questionnaire will take 5 to 10 minutes of your time. Please, help us improve our services!

    Kind regards, the PPL Staff

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  • Important Announcement

    News and events - December 21, 2018

    Dear Library users,

    The Library will be closed from the 24th of December to the 1st of January. During this time our library automatisation system will be completely revised and updated. This means that no library transactions are processed. The OPAC can be consulted online only. Please, return your books in time. If not, no problem, no fines will be imposed. The 2nd of January the Library will be open and we look forward to assisting you in 2019!

    Kind regards, the Peace Palace Library Staff

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  • SDG16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions → the Peace Palace!

    Library blog - November 15, 2018

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations that came into effect in January 2016, are the most important goals that the world should work on for the future. These goals are the successor of the Millennium Goals. In the Sustainable Development Goals, the promotion of just, peaceful and inclusive societies was included a an essential goal for the future for the first time. This is SDG16. It is a goal that matches the ideal with which the Peace Palace was founded well! The Carnegie Foundation – Peace Palace signed the SDG Charter in September 2017. A year later, on 24 September 2018, the Peace Palace was appointed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands as official ‘SDG 16 House’, the first of its kind in the world.

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