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  • People on War 2016

    December 9, 2016

    Over 17,000 people in 16 countries were asked to share their views on a range of issues relating to war – in the ICRC People on War survey. The results are both reassuring and alarming.
    People on War 2016

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  • Al Bashir Case

    December 9, 2016

    ICC Pre-Trial Chamber II schedules a hearing on South Africa’s cooperation on 7 April 2017.
    Al Bashir Case

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  • Sigrid Kaag awarded Peace Prize

    December 6, 2016

    Ms. Sigrid Kaag, top diplomat who successfully led the OPCW-UN joint mission on the elimination of Syrian chemical weapons, received the Carnegie Wateler Peace Prize on 16 November 2016. The Carnegie Foundation, which owns and manages the Peace Palace, has awarded this peace prize to Ms. Kaag for her successful efforts in accomplishing sensitive and dangerous missions in the Middle-East.

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  • Opening of the Registration 2017 Summer Courses

    November 28, 2016

    The registration period for the 2017 Summer Courses has started. The Summer Programme is aimed at students and practitioners seeking a deeper understanding of international law, whether public or private. The Hague Academy of International Law awards all participants to the Summer Courses who have regularly attended the lectures a Certificate of Attendance.
    Welcome to All Students of the 2014 Hague Academy Summer Courses!

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  • The Library’s Arabic Law collection

    November 28, 2016

    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. In our Arabic collection you will find issues concerning human rights, the rights of women, children and minorities, freedom of religion, slavery, borders, humanitarian law, water, the Nile, constitutional law, the Islamic state, suffrage, Islamic criminal law, corruption, medical ethics, family law, commercial law, inheritance law, civil procedure, criminal procedure, etc. You will find also comparative studies between Islamic and positive law, contemporary collections of fatwas and judgments and to a lesser extent books on international relations, history and political issues, such as the Arab Spring and the civil war in Syria.

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  • Legal Database: Kluwer Competition Law

    November 23, 2016

    Kluwer Competition Law is a fully searchable collection of primary source material, commentary, and analysis in EU competition law. The database has been organised into the specific competition law topics of Antitrust, Mergers and State Aid. Each topic consists of an overview, legislation and notices, Commission and Court Decisions and Analytical Materials, taken from KLI publications (journals, books and looseleafs) and explaining the reasoning behind the decisions and their implications. Liberalisation, the internal market, services and goods and consumer policy and the environment are included as special sectors. The database also includes 29 country reports of National Legislation and of Analytical Materials, derived both from KLI publications and the e-Competitions bulletin.

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  • New Publication: Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 379

    November 22, 2016

    ISBN 978-90-04-32127-4, Hague Academy of International Law, Leiden, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. With contributions from V. Lowe, K. Boele-Woelki, C. Fresnedo de Aguirre and R. Ben Achour.
     New Publication: Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 368

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  • Bartók in War and Peace, 17 November, 20:15 Hours

    November 14, 2016

    A Peace Palace Lecture with live music.
    Bartók in War and Peace, 17 November, 20:15 Hours

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  • Special Exhibition: “The Peace on Posters and the Posters on Peace”

    October 13, 2016

    PosterPeace

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  • Interview: Alexia Solomou

    October 13, 2016

    The best part of working in the Library is meeting community members who are working on interesting and important projects in international law. It gets even better when they’re willing to share their stories with our readers. This month, we are delighted to introduce you to Alexia Solomou, Associate Legal Officer at the International Court of Justice. Ms. Solomou is from Cyprus and has recently succeeded in setting up a Cypriot Branch of the International Law Association. She shares with us her experience of working at the ICJ and offers us great insight in what it takes to set up an ILA branch.

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