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  • Library Closing Days

    Library Closing Days and No Catalogue

    News and events - April 15, 2014

    Dear Library users, the Library will be closed on: Friday, April 18th (Good Friday) and Monday, April 21st (Easter Monday). Due to maintenance the online catalogue of the library will not be available during Easter (20 and 21 of April). With regards, the Peace Palace Library Staff.
    Library Closing Days

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  • Exhibition and Lectures: "The Roerich Pact. History and Modernity", Peace Palace Library, April 15-16, 2014

    Exhibition and Lectures: “The Roerich Pact. History and Modernity”, Peace Palace Library, April 15-16, 2014

    News and events - April 11, 2014

    The Roerich Pact is the first international treaty on the protection of art, science, religion and monuments. This unique legal document sprang from the initiative of Nicholas Roerich, (1874-1947), a famous Russian painter and jurist. Lectures and a special exhibition about Roerich and the Roerich Pact will be organized in the Peace Palace Library. Read more.
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  • Spring is coming! Daffodils ‘Thomas Mawson’ in the Peace Palace Gardens

    News and events - March 31, 2014

    The gardens are full of lovely yellow daffodils ‘Thomas Mawson’. During last year’s Centennial celebrations, Thomas H. Mawson, the famous British landscaper who designed the gardens and grounds of the Peace Palace, was honored with a special daffodil (narcissus) that bears his name.

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  • Grondwet Festival (01)

    Constitution Festival, The Hague, 28-29 March 2014

    News and events - March 26, 2014

    Saturday, 29 March 2014 marks the 200-year anniversary of the Dutch constitution, the oldest in the world after the U.S. constitution. On 28 and 29 March, The Hague will provide the setting for a grand scale event called the Constitution Festival (Grondwet Festival).
    Constitution Festival, The Hague, 28-29 March 2014

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  • Nuclear Security Summit, The Hague 2014

    Events around the Nuclear Security Summit

    News and events - March 17, 2014

    A number of cultural and socially-engaged institutions in The Hague are organising a special ‘Summit Week’ from 19 to 26 March. You can attend films or follow debates on the summit’s theme: Nuclear Security.
    Nuclear Security Summit, The Hague 2014

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  • TedxHagueAcademySalon 'Secure Societies', The Hague University, 19 March 2014

    TedxHagueAcademySalon ‘Secure Societies’, The Hague University, 19 March 2014

    News and events - March 6, 2014

    What does it mean to live in a secure society? What are the new elements that are needed to help us towards security? What’s the balance between security and freedom? These are the questions we’ll be asking at our upcoming TEDxHagueAcademySalon – a focused, fun evening that rolls around the concept of ‘Secure Societies’.
    TedxHagueAcademySalon 'Secure Societies', The Hague University, 19 March 2014

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  • Lecture “Assessing Developments in the Israeli Military Juvenile Courts”, The Hague Academic Coalition, 7 February 2014

    Lecture “Assessing Developments in the Israeli Military Juvenile Courts”, The Hague Academic Coalition, 7 February 2014

    News and events - January 17, 2014

    According to UN figures, 500 to 700 children as young as 12 years from the West Bank have been prosecuted in Israeli military courts and imprisoned. The lecture will begin with an overview of the system with reference to a typical arrest and the military objectives behind it. The focus will then shift to the main developments in the military courts since the establishment of a juvenile court in September 2009, which will be considered and assessed.

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  • Recueil des Cours

    New Publication: Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 365

    News and events - January 9, 2014

    The Academy is a prestigious international institution for the study and teaching of Public and Private International Law and related subjects. All courses at the Academy are, in principle, published in the language in which they were delivered in the Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law.
    Recueil des Cours

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  • Library Holidays December

    Library Holidays December

    News and events - December 24, 2013

    The Library will be closed on the 25th, 26th and 27th of December and the 1st of January. The 24th and the 31st of December, the Library will close at 15.00 hours.
    Library Holidays December

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  • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

    Library blog - December 24, 2013

    The Staff of the Peace Palace wishes you a Merry Cristmas and a peaceful Happy New Year! We can now look back on 2013 as a remarkable year. We have celebrated our Centennial Anniversary between August 28th and September 21st, the UN Day of Peace, with a chain of special events. Through these events, we have emphasized our unwavering commitment to a better world in which conflicts are settled peacefully.

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