• 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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  • E-Journals

    News and events - December 19, 2017

    The Peace Palace Library has subscriptions to the most important providers of e-journals in the field of international and domestic law. You can search our collection of almost 2000 unique electronic journals. Go to them directly by clicking the links of your choice below. Please, be aware of the fact that the library is not always subscribed to all materials offered on the website of the provider. This means you will not always be able to see the fulltext of everything in your general search results.

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  • In Memoriam M. Cherif Bassiouni

    News and events - September 26, 2017

    A global ‘champion of justice,’ has died last Monday. Benjamin Ferencz, who at 98 is the last surviving prosecutor from the Nuremberg war crimes trials, said that Mr. Bassiouni “was a real contributor to international criminal law and the rule of law to protect human rights.” No less than 334 publications on his name in our Catalogue!

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  • The Nuremberg Trials: A Selective Bibliography


    Recent books Bazyler, M. and F.M. Tuerkheimer, Forgotten Trials of the Holocaust, New York; London, New York Press, 2014. Darnstädt, T., Nürnberg: Menschheitsverbrechen vor Gericht 1945, München; Berlin; Zürich, Piper, 2015. Heydecker, J.J. and J. Leeb, Der Nürnberger Prozess, Köln, Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2015. Hoffmann, V.K., Die Strafverfolgung der NS-Kriminalität am Landgericht Darmstadt, Berlin, Erich […]

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