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    The Peace Palace Library Research Guides are intended as a starting point for legal research on various topics of International Law. They provide the basic legal materials available in the Peace Palace Library, both in print and electronic format and on the Internet. Reference works, leading articles, bibliographies, periodicals, serial publications and documents of interest are presented in the Selective Bibliography sections. Links to the library’s Online Public Access Catalogue are inserted. Special attention is given to our subscriptions on databases, e-journals, e-books and other electronic resources. Finally, the Research Guides feature links to relevant blogs, websites and other online resources of particular interest.

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  • Private International Law

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    The Peace Palace Library Research Guides are intended as a starting point for legal research on various topics of International Law. They provide the basic legal materials available in the Peace Palace Library, both in print and electronic format and on the Internet. Reference works, leading articles, bibliographies, periodicals, serial publications and documents of interest are presented in the Selective Bibliography sections. Links to the library’s Online Public Access Catalogue are inserted. Special attention is given to our subscriptions on databases, e-journals, e-books and other electronic resources. Finally, the Research Guides feature links to relevant blogs, websites and other online resources of particular interest.

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  • Public International Law

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    The Peace Palace Library Research Guides are intended as a starting point for legal research on various topics of International Law. They provide the basic legal materials available in the Peace Palace Library, both in print and electronic format and on the Internet. Reference works, leading articles, bibliographies, periodicals, serial publications and documents of interest are presented in the Selective Bibliography sections. Links to the library’s Online Public Access Catalogue are inserted. Special attention is given to our subscriptions on databases, e-journals, e-books and other electronic resources. Finally, the Research Guides feature links to relevant blogs, websites and other online resources of particular interest.

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  • Research Guides

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    The Peace Palace Library Staff has prepared a collection of Peace Palace Library Research Guides. These Research Guides introduce the researcher to the main topics of international law, both public and private. Besides providing a brief introduction, the guides also suggest certain books, articles, databases and other materials considered indispensable. All these materials are available in the Peace Palace Library. Taken together, the topics of the Research Guides also reflect our collection profile. The Research Guides are designed for students, scholars and others interested in international public and private law, municipal and comparative law, international relations, diplomacy, war and peace. The guides are a flexible tool embedded in a network of thematic guides, to keep researchers up to date with the latest developments in their research field. A short description of the subject is followed by links to the Peace Palace Library Catalogue, online resources, websites and other resources.

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  • Dutch responsibility for Srebrenica

    Library blog - August 19, 2011

    Today, the Court of Appeals in The Hague published the English translation of the judgment in the cases of Mustafic and Nuhanovic versus the State of the Netherlands. The original judgments (in Dutch) of both Mustaficand Nuhanovic were published on 5 July 2011: they are almost identical. Mustafic and Nuhanovic, two Bosnian Muslims, held the […]

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  • Marine Debris

    Plastic Soup – What Legal Response to Marine Debris Pollution ?

    Library blog - July 5, 2011

    Solving the problem of marine debris and plastic pollution in the World’s oceans is a very complex and challenging enterprise. In particular, its legal framework. Various international and regional instruments, domestic and local laws and regulations apply directly or indirectly to marine debris pollution. The conspicuously global nature of this problem indicates that a potential role of significance is reserved for international environmental law. However, not all international and regional instruments are legally binding, and not all have a strong focus on marine debris and plastic pollution.

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  • Conference about ICJ’s judgment in the case between Nicaragua and the USA

    Library blog - June 28, 2011

    In 1986, the International Court of Justice issued its judgment on the merits in a dispute between Nicaragua and the United States of America. Twenty-five years later, members of the legal teams of both Nicaragua and the United States faced each other once again in the Peace Palace.

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  • When Röling Waves Advanced Towards the Shores of International Law

    Library blog - June 17, 2011

    Invitation to lecture about the influence of Röling’s work on international law practice and scholarship by Prof. Nico Schrijver, organized by the Peace Palace Library. The lecture takes place on Wednesday 22 June, 2011, at 17.30-19.30 (lecture starts at 18.00). The location is the Historic Reading Room of the Peace Palace Library. Entrance is free.

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  • Is the right to self-determination of the entire population of Libya currently being violated by the Government of Gadhafi?

    Library blog - April 21, 2011

    Is the right to self-determination of peoples applicable to the present revolution – or civil war – in Libya? Can one claim that a State with a dictatorial regime is violating the right to self-determination of its own population?

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  • Global Honey Bee Colony Disorder and Other Threats to Insect Pollinators

    Bees under Bombardment : Time for Plan Bee

    Library blog - April 8, 2011

    Current scientific evidence demonstrates that a sixth major extinction of biological diversity event is underway. The Earth is losing between one and ten percent of biodiversity per decade, mostly due to habitat loss, pest invasion, pollution, climate change, over-harvesting and disease. Certain natural ecosystem services, which are vital for human societies, are under stress.

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