• Legal Databases on Investment Arbitration

    News and events - March 27, 2018

    Please, check our legal databases on Investment Arbitration: Investment Arbitration Reporter, Investment Claims, Investor-State LawGuide (ISLG) and Oxford Reports: International investment claims. Our research guides Foreign Direct Investment and International Arbitration will add more information on the basic legal materials available in the Peace Palace Library, both in print and electronic format.

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  • Impact Summit Europe, 20-21 March 2018

    News and events - March 20, 2018

    The Impact Summit Europe is an investor- and invitation-only conference that aims to catalyse private institutional capital to support the financing of the SDGs and the mainstreaming of impact and sustainable development investing. Impact Summit Europe will be held on 20 and 21 March 2018 at the Peace Palace in the Hague, The Netherlands.

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  • 8th World Water Forum, Brasilia, March 18-23, 2018

    News and events - March 16, 2018

    The World Water Forum is the world’s biggest water-related event and is organized by the World Water Council (WWC), an international organization that brings together all those interested in the theme of water. Its mission is “to promote awareness, build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels, to facilitate the efficient conservation, protection, development, planning, management and use of water in all its dimensions on an environmentally sustainable basis for the benefit of all life on Earth”.

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  • From the Peace Palace to Hollywood

    News and events - March 13, 2018

    The stories behind the Peace Palace interior designs and designers have never before been explored in great detail. However, they contributed to making the Peace Palace not only a unique building and a product of an era, but also a visible icon of peace and justice. A blog about designer Herman Rosse, a man with ambition, a vast artistic experience and the talent to do great things. It would eventually lead him to becoming the first Dutchman ever to win an Oscar.

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  • Monetary Donations


    Your support contributes to the preservation and further development of our important Library collection. In addition, your support contributes to the dissemination of international law within the international legal community and enables us to continue the supporting role we offer in organizing activities concerning important themes such as peace and law. Financial contributions are very […]

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  • What are Peace Museums? Lecture by Joyce Apsel

    Library blog - February 22, 2018

    What are Peace Museums? How are they distinct from War Museums? Is there overlap?

    Location: Peace Palace Library. Date: 2 March 2018. Time: 16:45 – 18:00 (CET)

    Dr Joyce Apsel is Professor of Liberal Studies and lectures on International Human Rights, Human Rights & the Environment, Global Violence at New York University. She is also President of the Institute for the Study of Genocide. In her talk Joyce Apsel will provide images from a range of peace museums and discuss the images, narratives and education which promote cultures of peace.

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  • Vacature Medewerker Digitale Bibliotheek

    News and events - February 21, 2018

    De Bibliotheek van het Vredespaleis is per direct op zoek naar een: Medewerker Digitale Bibliotheek. Aanstelling: om te beginnen voor 1 jaar. Reacties vóór 5 maart 2018.

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  • Rome Statute at 20

    News and events - February 16, 2018

    On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute – the ground-breaking treaty that established the International Criminal Court (ICC), the ICC and the Coalition for the ICC will organize forums and commemorations in February 2018 and throughout the year in The Hague, The Netherlands.

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  • The Hague International Model United Nations 2018

    News and events - January 29, 2018

    The THIMUN conference is a five-day simulation of the United Nations for secondary school students, which takes place at the end of January each year in the World Forum Convention Center in The Hague. THIMUN now attracts over 3,200 students and teachers from around 200 schools located in countries as far apart as Norway, Australia, China and Ecuador. The students themselves originate from more than 100 different countries. The conference will start on January 28, 2018 and end on February 2, 2018.

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  • Lecture The Crime of Aggression under International Law

    News and events - January 26, 2018

    Audiovisual Library of International, Codification Division, Office of Legal Affairs, United Nations, 2017. Lecture by Mr. Claus Kress, Professor and Director, Institute of International Peace and Security Law, University of Cologne.

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