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  • 31st IALL Annual Course on International Law and Legal Information, Toronto, Canada, September 30 – October 4, 2012

    31st IALL Annual Course on International Law and Legal Information, Toronto, Canada, September 30 – October 4, 2012

    Nouvelle - octobre 1, 2012

    The Annual Course on International Law Librarianship is the International Association of Law Libraries’ main meeting and educational event of the year. The theme of the conference is Canada: The Cultural Mosaic and International Law. Topics will reflect Canada’s unique perspectives on international and domestic issues. Speakers at the sessions include top Canadian legal academics, […]

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  • Professor Yves Daudet, Secretary General of the Hague Academy of International Law, awarded the Grand Cross in the order of Bernardo O’Higgins by the H.E. the Ambassador of Chile, Mr. Juan Martabit

    Professor Yves Daudet awarded the Grand Cross in the order of Bernardo O’Higgins by H.E. Ambassador of Chile, Mr. Juan Martabit

    Hague Academy @fr - septembre 11, 2012

    On July 13th, 2012, Professor Yves Daudet, Secretary General of the Hague Academy of International Law was awarded a Chilean decoration,the Grand Cross in the order of Bernardo O’Higgins, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the promotion and development of international law.

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  • Taiwanese trawler “FV Shiuh Fu No 1″, seized in December 2010 by Somali pirates

    Somalia’s Troubled Waters: Pirates, Foreign Illegal Fishing and Waste Dumping

    Blog - août 31, 2012

    The face of a modern pirate, is usually the face of a young man of Somali origin, a criminal and opportunist whose activities harm international shipping. But in Somali perception piracy is considered differently. Here is the image of the rebellious poor Somali fisherman whose fishing grounds have been illegally poached and plundered by foreign fishing trawlers and whose environment has been used as dumping ground for toxic and hazardous substances.

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  • New Publication : Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 355

    New Publication : Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 355

    Hague Academy @fr - juillet 6, 2012

    New in PPL Catalogue:

    Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 355
    Académie de Droit International de la Haye/Hague Academy of International Law
    Leiden [etc.] : Nijhoff, ISBN 978-90-04-22729-3

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  • Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 354

    New Publication : Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 354

    Hague Academy @fr - juin 22, 2012

    New in PPL Catalogue:

    Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 354
    Académie de Droit International de la Haye/Hague Academy of International Law
    Leiden [etc.] : Nijhoff, ISBN 978-90-04-22728-6

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  • Albert Besnard ( 1849-1934), La Paix et la Justice, 1914

    Doves, Swords, Scales and …

    Blog - juin 11, 2012

    Doves, scales, olive branches, swords and many ladies justice in paintings, sculptures, tiles and panels adorn the halls of the Peace Palace. These symbols of peace emphasize the essence of the foundation of the building and the institutions it houses. A very fine example is the painting by Albert Besnard (1849-1934): La Paix et la Justice, 1914.

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  • Iraqi civilian casualties on a bridge over the Euphrates River at Al Hindiyah (Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2003)

    The Body Counts : Civilian Casualties in War

    Blog - mai 10, 2012

    Throughout the post Cold War period there has been a widespread view that war and armed conflict have changed radically since the First World War to the point where some 80-90% of war victims are now civilians. Many modern wars have been accompanied by significant depopulations, along with destruction of infrastructure and resources.

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  • Okavango Delta

    40 Years of the Ramsar Convention : Appraisal and Outlook

    Blog - avril 20, 2012

    On 2 February 1971, the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands was adopted. The original Contracting Parties of the Convention were driven by an anxiety that migratory waterbirds were in increasing danger because of loss of their habitats. And yet in their wisdom they created a convention focused on wetland ecosystems rather than just wetland birds.

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  • Hans Island

    Hans Island : Crisis in the Arctic?

    Blog - février 23, 2012

    Compared with other regions on the planet, the Arctic is warming faster. More of the Arctic is free of ice for longer periods. The possibilities for exploitation of natural resources and for control over Northern shipping lanes have prompted countries’ renewed interest in their competing claims to the region. Recently, Denmark (for Greenland) and Canada have clashed over their claims to a small, barren rock known as Hans Island.

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  • Yves Daudet

    Interview with Prof. Yves Daudet

    Blog - janvier 20, 2012

    Interview with Prof. Yves Daudet, Emeritus Professor of the University Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne) and Secretary General of The Hague Academy of International Law. We spoke about the Hague Academy, its relationship with the Peace Palace Library, and one of the paradoxes of modern life. A quote from this interview: “The fact that an Academy was created gives the institution its originality.”

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