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  • The Library’s Arabic Law collection

    October 13, 2017

    Since 2011 we have built an extensive collection of books in the Arabic language. The books come from diverse countries, from Mauritania and Morocco to Egypt and Sudan, Lebanon, Syria and Iraq to Yemen and Oman. The main topics we’ve selected are: public international law, international criminal law, Islamic law (almost 400 titles), national positive law and related subjects.
    Islamic law

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  • Systematic Classification of International Law

    October 13, 2017

    The Online Public Access Catalog includes bibliographical references to books, periodicals and articles that are available in the Peace Palace Library. The Library possesses an in-house systematic classification, modernised and updated as of 01-01-2016, which is used to classify books, essays and articles. Originally created in 1916, the systematic classification supports your search with regard to content and is divided into five sections.

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  • Twee vacatures

    September 29, 2017

    Voor de Bibliotheek van het Vredespaleis zoekt de Carnegie-Stichting per direct een

    Ontwikkelaar Digitale Bibliotheek (36 uur) en een Juridisch Wetenschappelijk Bibliotheek medewerker (36 uur)

    De Carnegie-Stichting is de eigenaar van het Vredespaleis in Den Haag, het icoon van Vrede door Recht(spraak). In het Vredespaleis zijn het Internationaal Gerechtshof van de Verenigde Naties en het Permanent Hof van Arbitrage gevestigd, alsmede de Haagse Academie voor Internationaal Recht.

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  • Vacature Juridisch-Wetenschappelijk Bibliotheekmedewerker (36 uur)

    September 29, 2017

    De Carnegie-Stichting is de eigenaar van het Vredespaleis in Den Haag, het icoon van Vrede door Recht(spraak). In het Vredespaleis zijn het Internationaal Gerechtshof van de Verenigde Naties en het Permanent Hof van Arbitrage gevestigd, alsmede de Haagse Academie voor Internationaal Recht. De Carnegie-Stichting ondersteunt deze gerenommeerde instellingen en beheert de Bibliotheek van het Vredespaleis, […]

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  • Vacature Ontwikkelaar Digitale Bibliotheek (36 uur)

    September 29, 2017

    Voor de Bibliotheek van het Vredespaleis zoekt de Carnegie-Stichting per direct een Ontwikkelaar Digitale Bibliotheek (36 uur)
    In samenspraak met collega’s in de Afdeling Automatisering, -i.h.b. met de Coördinator- en in samenwerking met (juridisch-wetenschappelijk) bibliotheekmedewerkers worden tools en produkten gemaakt (i.e. geprogrammeerd) die de digitale bibliotheek vorm geven. De collectie (klassiek en elektronisch) dient goed tot zijn recht te komen, kent een soepele navigatie en vormt een product op zich, maar ingebed in het grotere geheel.

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  • In Memoriam M. Cherif Bassiouni

    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 Hague International Open Day 2017

    September 21, 2017

    The Hague will celebrate the U.N.-declared International Day of Peace together with you with a wealth of activities, during the Just Peace Festival. During the The Hague International Open Day on Sunday the 24th of September, you can pay a visit to the Peace Palace, the ICC, OPCW, etc.: international organisations, that work tirelessly to secure a safer and better world.
    The Hague International Open Day 2017

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  • Security Council Approves Toughest Resolution yet against DPR Korea

    September 12, 2017

    11 September 2017 – The Security Council unanimously agreed to impose tighter sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), imposing limits on oil exports, banning the country’s textile imports and access to gas liquids, and more closely inspecting cargo ships going in and out of its ports. “The proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, as well as their means of delivery, constitutes a threat to international peace and security,” the Council said.

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  • SURVEY: Peace Palace Library

    August 30, 2017

    The Peace Palace Library always strives to improve the quality of its collection and services. In order to do this as quickly and appropriately as possible, it is important to know which points will benefit from any improvements. For this reason, we kindly request your participation in this survey. We would greatly appreciate you taking a few minutes of your time by filling in this survey . Please use the ‘Other…’ option to express your specific wishes if you have any! Thanks in advance for your support and cooperation.

    Best regards, Peace Palace Library Staff

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  • Just Peace Festival in the Peace Palace Library: In the Footsteps of …

    August 30, 2017

    From 21 to 24 September, The Hague will be completely swept away by the Just Peace Festival. Througout the city, a wealth of activities will take place to celebrate the U.N.-declared International Day of Peace. During the Festival, you can choose to take part in a number of activities such as running events, debates, concerts, tours and (photo) exhibitions. On Sunday September 24, the Peace Palace Library, alongside many other international institutions, will hold an Open Door Event to allow the public to catch a glimpse of what goes on behind the scenes of our organization. In the process, you will meet four historical figures who have provided an important contribution to the Library and international law. Our activities are suited for both young and old. To participate, we kindly request you to register in advance.

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