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  • 'Holland 1913. Tentoonstellingen in 30 steden'. Poster collection Peace Palace Library

    ‘Holland 1913. Tentoonstellingen in 30 steden’. Poster collection Peace Palace Library

    News and events - February 24, 2013

    A second poster marking the inauguration of the Peace Palace in August 1913. In several advertisements that year, travellers from abroad were invited to come to The Netherlands:

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  • Holland 1913. Dutch poster. Dated 1913, designed by A.M. Luijt. 'A crowd stands in front of the newly opened Peace Palace as the seat of the Permanent Court of Arbitration. New hope for a peaceful world'. Poster collection Peace Palace Library

    ‘Holland 1913. Exhibitions in 30 Towns’. Poster collection Peace Palace Library

    Peace Palace Centenary - February 12, 2013

    The inauguration of the Peace Palace in August 1913 coincided with the ceremonies and festivities to commemorate the first centenary of Dutch liberation from French rule that summer.

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  • Gujarat National Law University

    GNLU Academy on Advanced Issues of International Law for Developing Countries, March 10-15, 2013

    News and events - February 1, 2013

    Gujarat National Law University has announced the launching of the Academy on Advanced Issues of International Law, mainly aiming to train and enhance knowlege of advanced issues of international law among foreign service officers, scholars, academicians from developing countries. The first edition will begin from 10 to 15 March 2013. Last date of registration: 25 February, 2013.

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  • Bastid-Burdeau, G. (et al.) (eds.), The 90th Birthday of Boutros Boutros-Ghali: Tribute of the Curatorium to Its President, Leiden, Nijhoff, 2012.

    New Publication: The 90th Birthday of Boutros Boutros-Ghali: Tribute of the Curatorium to Its President, Leiden, Nijhoff, 2012.

    News and events - January 25, 2013

    Boutros Boutros-Ghali, professor of International Law and International Relations, Cairo University (1949-1979), and a lecturer in international law and relations in a number of universities in different parts of the world, will mark his 90th birthday. On Friday, January 11, 2013, during a meeting of the Curatorium of the Hague Academy of International Law, its members offered a book to it’s President as a tribute.

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  • Peace Conference, The Hague 1899. Plenary Session in the Orange Room, Huis ten Bosch Palace. Collection Peace Palace Library

    Building a ‘Temple for Peace’: the 1899 Hague Peace Conference

    Library blog - January 24, 2013

    This year, the Peace Palace, will celebrate its 100-year Anniversary. As official celebrations will commence in August, the Peace Palace Library starts with a series of library blogs in retrospect. The foundation of the Peace Palace in 1913 marked a pivotal point between two centuries. At the end of the 19th century, the idea of world peace was blooming as never before. At the dawn of the 20th century however, expectations had toned down considerably.

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  • Recueil des Cours

    New Publications: Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 351 and 352

    News and events - January 23, 2013

    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.

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  • Nellen, H.J.M., Grotius’s Memory Honoured: On the Acquisition of the First Edition of De Iure Belli ac Pacis by the Peace Palace Library, The Hague, Peace Palace Library, 2012.

    Grotius’s Memory Honoured

    News and events - January 22, 2013

    A booklet by Professor Henk Nellen on the acquisition of the first edition of De Iure belli ac pacis by the Peace Palace Library. It is an adapted version of a speech held in the Peace Palace on 21 February 2011, when the copy of De iure belli ac pacis was presented to the public. After a short survey of the genesis, printing history and early reception, the booklet goes into the differences between the three states of the first edition and their significance for the interpretation of Grotius’s work.

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  • Conference on the Future of Human Rights in Europe: Threats and Challenges, The Hague, January 25, 2013

    Conference on the Future of Human Rights in Europe: Threats and Challenges, The Hague, January 25, 2013

    News and events - January 17, 2013

    The Netherlands Helsinki Committee will organise a conference on the Future of Human Rights in Europe. Various questions will be answered and debated by a large number of specialists on human rights in Europe. Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, will be key note speaker to the conference. The conference will be hosted by the Hague University of Applied Sciences.

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  • Ban Ki-moon Congratulates The Hague on the 100-year Anniversary of the Peace Palace

    Ban Ki-moon congratulates The Hague on the 100-year Anniversary of the Peace Palace

    Library blog - January 4, 2013

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the city of The Hague and the Government of The Netherlands on the 100-year anniversary of the Peace Palace. The Secretary-General conveyed his sentiments in a video message aired during The Hague’s New Year’s reception on 2 January. In the video Ban Ki-moon stressed that the city is recognised worldwide as a beacon for international law.

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  • Recueil des cours

    New Publication: Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 356

    News and events - December 15, 2012

    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.

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