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  • Recueil des Cours

    New Publication: Recueil des cours, Collected Courses, Tome/Volume 357

    July 2, 2013

    The Academy is a prestigious international institution for the study and teaching of Public and Private International Law and related subjects. All courses at the Academy are, in principle, published in the language in which they were delivered in the Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law.

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  • Peace Palace Lecture ‘Protecting Cultural Heritage in Times of Conflict’ published on YouTube

    July 1, 2013

    The Peace Palace Library in cooperation with UNESCO Nederland organized a lecture on ‘Protecting Cultural Heritage in Times of Conflict’, by Aparna Tandon, and a lecture on ‘UNESCO and the Culture of Peace’, by Bas ter Haar.

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  • Returning all books before the 1st of July

    June 18, 2013

    In order to have our complete collection available for the visiting students of The Hague Academy of International Law, which will start on Monday the 8th of July 2013, the following regulations and rules go into effect: All books and publications must be returned to the Peace Palace Library before the 1st of July From […]

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  • Peace Palace Library Lecture

    Invitation Peace Palace Library Lecture, Monday June 17, 2013

    June 7, 2013

    The Peace Palace Library in cooperation with UNESCO Nederland organizes a Peace Palace Library Lecture on ‘Protecting Cultural Heritage in Times of Conflict’, a lecture by Aparna Tandon and on ’UNESCO and the Culture of Peace’, a lecture by Bas ter Haar. Monday June 17, 2013, Academy Building, Peace Palace, The Hague, 18.15-19.30 hours. Doors open at 17.45 hours, reception with coffee and tea.

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  • Peace Palace

    Book Announcement: 100 Years Peace Palace

    June 7, 2013

    The Carnegie Foundation has taken the initiative to publish a book in the summer of 2013 to mark the Centenary of the Peace Palace. This book, aimed at the general public, will reflect on the role the Peace Palace has played in the history of war and peace in the 20th century. It will also portray the occupants of the Peace Palace in 2013.

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  • Pedal4Peace

    June 7, 2013

    A group of cyclists from Scotland arrived at the gates of Peace Palace Tuesday last week after cycling all the way from Dunfermline, the birth place of Andrew Carnegie, who donated the money necessary to build the Peace Palace. Eight brave Scotsmen and Scotswomen: David Robertson, Stephen Chorley, Jim Slater, Derek Baty, Ann Prentice, Allan Prentice, Donald Stewart, and Janet Stewart, defied rain, cold and stormy weather to cycle from Dumfermline to Newcastle, sailed over to IJmuiden, and biked the last kilometers to The Hague.

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  • Prof.mr.dr. B. de Gaay Fortman

    Invitation Special Peace Palace Library Lecture, Thursday June 13, 2013

    June 7, 2013

    The Peace Palace Library in cooperation with Grotiana organizes the Peace Palace Library Lecture: “Between Principles and Practice. Grotius’ views on Church and State in a Contemporary Context”, by Professor Bas de Gaay Fortman, Chair in Political Economy of Human Rights at Utrecht University. This lecture is the centerpiece of the Conference on Grotius’s Ordinum Pietas (1613) and its Reception.

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  • Carnegie, A., A League of Peace: a Rectorial Address, delivered to the Students in the University of St. Andrews, 17th October, 1905, New York, Carnegie Corporation of New York, [Reprinted ed.] 2012.

    A League of Peace: A Rectorial Address, 17th October 1905 by Andrew Carnegie, Esq., LL.D.

    June 7, 2013

    A booklet reprinted by the Carnegie Corporation of New York to commemorate the 2013 Centennial of the Peace Palace in the Hague, Andrew Carnegie’s enduring monument to the cause of international peace and justice.

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  • Library Closing Days in May

    May 6, 2013

    Dear Library Users, the Peace Palace Library will be closed on: Thursday, May 9th (Ascension), Monday, May 20th (2nd Pentecost). With regards, the Peace Palace Library staff.

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  • Francois Roux - Head of Defence Special Tribunal for Lebanon

    Interview: François Roux, Head of Defence Office of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon and Former Lawyer at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal

    May 3, 2013

    This month we interview François Roux, a distinguished lawyer from France, who is currently Head of Defence Office of the Special Tribunal of Lebanon (STL). Prior to joining the STL, Mr. Roux worked as a defence lawyer at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia where he participated in a documentary titled ‘The Khmer Rouge and the Man of Non-Violence’. In his work, Mr. Roux is influenced by the philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi who was also a lawyer. After watching the documentary at the Movies that Matter Film Festival, we became curious to find out more about his work, experience and views on international criminal law.

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