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  • H.E. Mrs. Immaculee Uwanyiligira, Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda in The Hague

    Hague Academic Coalition Lecture ‘Rwanda and the Restoration of the Rule of Law’, The Hague, November 29, 2012

    November 30, 2012

    Yesterday, November 29, on the occasion of the Lecture Series of the Hague Academic Coalition, an afternoon lecture was held to adress the recent developments in Rwanda concerning the judicial system and the Rule of Law, titled ‘Rwanda and the Restoration of the Rule of Law’.

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  • Symposium on International Collaboration in Claims for Nazi-Looted Art, The Hague, November 27, 2012

    Symposium on International Collaboration in Claims for Nazi-Looted Art, The Hague, November 27, 2012

    November 26, 2012

    To mark its tenth anniversary, the Dutch Restitutions Committee is staging an international symposium about claims for Nazi-looted art in the Peace Palace in The Hague on 27 November.

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  • “The Best is Yet to Come”: Barack Obama wins Re-Election

    November 7, 2012

    This morning from 5 a.m. the American Embassy and the OAR (Overseas Americans Remember) organized their traditional -once every four year- ‘Who’s the President Breakfast’ in the Great Hall of the Kurhaus Hotel in Scheveningen.

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  • Hendrik J. Lubbe

    Library User in the Spotlight: Dr. Hendrik J. Lubbe

    November 6, 2012

    This month, we turn the spotlight on Dr. Hendrik J. Lubbe, currently a senior lecturer at the Law Faculty of the North-West University, Potchefstroom in South-Africa. Dr. Lubbe succesfully defended his dissertation titled Successive and Additional measures to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Amnesty Scheme in South-Africa at Tilburg University on December 13, 2010. After defending his thesis, he was encouraged and inspired by his professors to elaborate more on certain issues and included those in his book that was published this month.

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  • New Research Guide: Ecocide

    November 5, 2012

    Recently, the Peace Palace Library published the Ecocide Research Guide. This aspect of International Environmental Law has gained in importance in recent years as the activities of the human species are influencing the Earth’s natural state in a way never seen before. This Guide provides the basic legal materials available in the Peace Palace Library, both in print and electronic format. Handbooks, leading articles, bibliographies, periodicals, serial publications and documents of interest are presented in the Selective Bibliography section.

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  • Raoul Wallenberg Commemoration Year 2012

    Peace Palace Library Lecture: The Legacy of Raoul Wallenberg

    November 2, 2012

    On Tuesday October 30th 2012, the Peace Palace Library together with the Embassies of Sweden, Israel, Hungary and the United States organized a Lecture on the occasion of 100 years since the birth of Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg. To commemorate the life and the deeds of Raoul Wallenberg during the Second World War, a tree planting ceremony was held in the garden of the Peace Palace where an oak tree was planted by the Ambassadors of Sweden, Israel, Hungary and the Chargé d’Affaires of the United States of America.

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  • European Air Law Association

    24th Annual Conference, European Air Law Association (EALA), Istanbul, November 8-9, 2012

    November 1, 2012

    The 24th Annual Conference of the European Air Law Association will take place in Istanbul on 8th and 9th November 2012. As in previous years, the conference will commence with a cocktail reception and dinner on 8th November followed by a full day’s programme on 9th November.

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  • Peace Palace Library Newsletter October 2012

    October 16, 2012

    Our latest Newsletter is out now! Click here to read our October Newsletter.

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  • Hanneke Eggels

    The Power of Poetry

    October 15, 2012

    On September 28, the world celebrated the United Nations Day of Peace with all sorts of festivities, including music, dance and poetry. In our series of interviews for our Newsletter we met with Hanneke Eggels, who expresses her concern for peace through another artistic manner, poetry.

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  • Library user in the spotlight: Dr. Sayed Zeidan

    October 15, 2012

    This study provides an analytical, practical and theoretical framework on State liability and responsibility for environmental damage caused by major nuclear accidents as a result of nuclear activities in accordance with the existing rules of international law. Despite the traditional rules of international liability focus on reparation of the incidence damage, this study concludes that the role of liability for environmental damage must be extended to prevent damage that might result from a nuclear activity as a hazardous activity before it happens. The regime of liability has two functions: a preventive function and a reparative function

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