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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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  • Alex Alsemgeest

    Library User in the Spotlight: Alex Alsemgeest

    May 3, 2013

    Alex Alsemgeest is a book scientist at Naturalis Biodiversity Center, specialized in books from the early modern period. He got his formal training at the Short Title Catalogue Netherlands (STCN) project of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, and previously catalogued the Grotius collection of the Peace Palace Library.

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  • ICJ Judge Donoghue wirh Christina Moreno and Anastasia Telesetsky at the first POL Event - University of Idaho

    ‘Piece of the Palace’: a Special Project aimed at Making International Audiences Part of the Centennial Celebrations

    May 3, 2013

    This summer the Peace Palace will celebrate its Centenary on August 28. The upcoming celebrations will be centered around the The Hague area and will therefore not include the international community outside of The Netherlands. The Piece of the Palace is a special project that enables people from all around the world to participate in the Peace Palace Centenary and to learn more about the history of the Peace Palace as well as International Law. The Project was first launched on April 10, 2013 at the University of Idaho in the United States of America where Judge Donoghue of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) lectured and spoke about the importance of this historic moment.

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  • Participants Telders International Law Moot Court Competition 2013

    36th Edition of Telders International Law Moot Court Competition, 25-27 April 2013, The Hague

    May 3, 2013

    25 University Teams from Europe participated in this competition, arguing a fictive case before a selection of eminent Judges. The Award Ceremony on April 27 took place in the Auditorium of The Hague Academy of International in the Peace Palace, after the hearing of the Final Arguments of the Winning Team Applicant (Leiden) vs. Winning Team respondent (Finland) and was the highlight of this 36th edition of Telders International Moot Court Competition. Master of Ceremony was Prof. Nico Schrijver, Member of the Supervisory board of the Telders International Moot Court Competition.

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  • Russian Vase Peace Palace

    Centenary Poetry Series: Masseurs of Peace

    May 3, 2013

    This month we present another peace poem titled ‘Masseurs of Peace’ from our Centenary poetry series by Ms. Hanneke Eggels.

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  • Narcissus 'Thomas H. Mawson'

    Thomas H. Mawson Honored with Narcissus

    May 1, 2013

    Thomas H. Mawson, the famous British landscaper who designed the gardens and grounds of the Peace Palace in The Hague, has been honored on the 11th of April with a daffodil (narcissus) that bears his name.
    Narcissus-Thomas-H.-Mawson

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  • Library closes Friday, April 19th, at 16.15 hours!

    April 17, 2013

    Dear Library Users, The Peace Palace Library will close Friday, April 19th, at 16.15 hours. With regards, the Peace Palace Library staff.

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