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  • Earth Hour 2017: the Peace Palace Participates!

    mars 24, 2017

    Earth Hour is a global WWF climate change initiative. It is an event that aims to create awareness of people taking responsibility towards a sustainable future by turning the lights off. It’s about giving people a voice on the planet’s future and working together to create a sustainable low carbon future for planet earth. This year the Peace Palace participates!
    Earth Hour 2017: the Peace Palace Participates!

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  • Book Launch ‘The Art of Making Peace’

    mars 23, 2017

    Koch, J., Von Helden und Opfern: Kulturgeschichte des deutschen Kriegsgedenkens, Darmstadt, WBG, Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2013.

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  • UN Urges Building More Just, Equal Societies

    mars 21, 2017

    Speaking at an event yesterday marking the International Day of Happiness, the deputy United Nations chief called for more inclusive, equitable and balanced approaches to development that promote sustainability, poverty eradication, happiness and well-being of all peoples.
    UN Urges Building More Just, Equal Societies

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  • Shabtai Rosenne Memorial Lecture

    mars 13, 2017

    On Monday March 20, the Peace Palace Library, the Embassy of Israel in The Hague, Brill-Nijhoff Publishers together with the Rosenne family, are pleased to invite you to the sixth Shabtai Rosenne Memorial Lecture : ‘Negotiating, Drafting, Implementing and Interpreting Peace Agreements’. This year, the Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Tal Becker, legal adviser at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Discussants are: H.E. Judge Julia Sebutinde (ICJ), H.E. Ambassador Andreas Mavroyiannis, Negotiator of the Greek-Cypriotcommunity in the inter-communal talks on the Cyprus problem and Professor Malcolm N. Shaw QC, Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge. To attend this event, please register in advance before March 15 via rosenne2017@gmail.com.

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  • Syria War Crimes Database

    mars 10, 2017

    The Dutch foreign minister paid tribute on Thursday to activists who risk their lives in Syria to gather evidence of atrocities, saying it should be used to prosecute those responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity. The Minister was speaking at a meeting of experts who are discussing progress in setting up an independent database to store and analyze evidence of war crimes in Syria’s civil war.

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  • Hague Academy Book Launch “Women’s Human Rights and the Elimination of Discrimination”

    mars 3, 2017

    On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Academy is pleased to invite you to a Symposium including a book launch of the latest Academy publication “Women’s Human Rights and the Elimination of Discrimination”. This book, published in January 2017, will be presented by its editors: Professor Maarit Jänterä-Jareborg (University of Uppsala, Sweden) and Professor Hélène Tigroudja (University of Aix-Marseille, France) on the 8th of March between 17:00 and 19:00 hours in the Auditorium of the Academy. Other guest speakers will be confirmed at a later date. The Symposium will be closed with a reception. Please, register at info@hagueacademy.nl (closing date 4 March).

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  • Mare Liberum in Suriname

    février 17, 2017

    Last month, The Peace Palace Library donated a copy of Mare Liberum to the Anton de Kom University in Suriname. The book was donated on the first day the Anton de Kom University opened its new law faculty.

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  • New Secretary-General of the The Hague Academy of International Law

    février 17, 2017

    As of January 1st, the new Secretary-General of the The Hague Academy took office. Professor Jean-Marc Thouvenin, Professor at Paris-Nanterre University, has been appointed to succeed Professor Yves Daudet who occupied this position from 2005 to 2017.

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  • Database Dalloz

    février 17, 2017

    Dallow is a French legal database containing legal journals, legislation, legal commentaries and case law. The legal fields that are included in our subscription are: French civil law, criminal law, administrative law, business law, labor law, real estate as well as European – and International Law. The Encyclopédie Juridique Dalloz contains twelve Répertoires. The encyclopedias are frequently used by practitioners and scholars. They are of a high scholarly quality in that all the articles have been written by renowned judges, scholars, or practitioners.

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  • Evolving Law Libraries

    février 17, 2017

    At the turn of the century the role of Law Libraries and legal librarians had not changed fundamentally since their inception. Facing formidable challenges ever since, mostly by technology, their role has changed considerably. Law Libraries can be seen as the provider and gatekeepers of legal information. Correspondingly, a Law Library is also dependent on the institution that it is embedded within. In that sense, there is a mutually beneficial relationship. There are many different types of Law Libraries, think of Law Libraries servicing government institutions like courts and legislatures, or Law Libraries in the private sector assisting law firms and academic Law Libraries that aid students and scholars.

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