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  • Library Closed : Monday the 21st of May

    May 18, 2018

    Dear Library Users, the Library will be closed on Monday 21st of May 2018 – Pentecost Monday With regards, the Peace Palace Library Staff

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  • Book Launches Law of the Sea: ‘Maritime Boundary Delimitation’ and ‘Traité de Droit international de la Mer’

    May 18, 2018

    Book Launches Law of the Sea

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  • Four Freedoms Awards 2018

    May 18, 2018

    On Wednesday, the Four Freedoms Awards were presented in Middelburg, The Netherlands. At the ceremony HM King Willem-Alexander, HM Queen Maxima and HRH Princess Beatrix were present at the Nieuwe Kerk in Middelburg. The International Four Freedoms Award, the overarching awards for the four freedoms, has been presented to Christiana Figueres Olsen from Costa Rica. Together with her colleagues she spent years in achieving the Paris climate agreement in 2015.
    The Four Freedoms Awards 2018

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  • Book launch – Maritime Boundary Delimitation: The Case Law; Is it Consistent and Predictable?

    May 10, 2018

    The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS) of the UiT the Arctic University of Norway, the Peace Palace Library and Le Club de Droit International will be hosting a book launch to celebrate the publication of Maritime Boundary Delimitation: The Case Law; Is it Consistent and Predictable? edited by Alex Oude Elferink, Tore Henriksen and Signe Busch of the JCLOS and published by Cambridge University Press.
    The book launch is scheduled to take place at the Peace Palace Library,
    Carnegieplein 2, The Hague on 17 May 2018 from 16:00 to 18:00

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  • Thursday 10 May 2018 – Ascension Day, Library Closed

    May 7, 2018

    Dear Library Users, the Library will be closed on Thursday the 10th of May, Ascension Day. The library will be open on Friday the 11th of May. With regards, the Peace Palace Library Staff
    Lezing Nisan

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  • Lecture: Legacies of the Armenian Genocide

    May 4, 2018

    The Peace Palace Library has the pleasure to announce a lecture and panel discussion on ‘Legacies of the Armenian Genocide’. Date: 7th of May Time: 17:00-19:00, you can gather at 16:45 at the security lodge, please carry a valid ID.  Language: English Place: Peace Palace, Carnegieplein 2 Den Haag, Seminar Room. Costs: Free of charge, […]

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  • Hague Academy Programmes

    May 1, 2018

    Starting May 1st, it will be possible to register online for the External Programme and the Advanced Course on International Criminal Law. Both programmes will take place in November 2018.

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  • Database : LLMC Digital

    April 29, 2018

    Database : LLMC Digital

    LLMC Digital is a database containing full-text legal publications, mostly on Anglo-American Law as well as foreign jurisdictions from selected countries. It includes books, journals, law reports, legislation and government publications. These legal materials , dating from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, cover a wide range of legal topics such as: British Empire studies, canon law, military law, comparative law, Roman law and legal philosophy. Materials from the United States Federal Government, States and Territories are also included. These are: US Supreme Court Reports, the US Code (1925-1990s) , Official Edition (1790-1996), First series of West’s regional Reporters (1880s-1925).

    In addition, this database provides materials from selected countries including the United Kingdom, the English Reports (1378-1865) and individual series of nominate reports, UK official publications about other countries (these will be listed under the names of the respective countries), India, Pakistan, Iraq, Japan, Palestine, South-Africa.

    Lastly, this database also contains monographs and titles covering legislation, Treaties and case law.

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  • Andrew Carnegie’s Legacy: 100 Years Later and into the Next Century

    April 27, 2018

    As the centennial of the death of Andrew Carnegie approaches in 2019, the institutions he founded are organizing a series of programs to celebrate Carnegie’s legacy and address the national and international challenges ahead. Carnegie institutions in New York, Washington, Pittsburgh, California, and Europe will sponsor events over the next 18 months to commemorate Andrew Carnegie’s lasting achievements in peace, education, the arts, science, culture, and philanthropy.

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  • Friday 27 April 2016 ‘Koningsdag’, Library Closed

    April 25, 2018

    Dear Library Users, the Library will be closed on Friday April 27th ‘Koningsdag’ (King’s Day, the national day in The Netherlands). With regards, the PPL Staff
    Wednesday 27 April 2016 'Koningsdag' Library Closed

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