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Peace Palace Centenaire

  • Building a ‘Temple for Peace’ the Choice of the Site

    Building a ‘Temple for Peace’: the Choice of the Site

    novembre 8, 2013

    The Treaty for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes, concluded on 29 July 1899, determined that the newly created Permanent Court of Arbitration was to be established at The Hague. As Andrew Carnegie’s gift of 1903 was meant primarily for the erection of a new and appealing court house and library to serve its arbiters, there could be no argument, as to where this ‘Temple for Peace’ was to be built. It should be at The Hague. But where in The Hague precisely was quite another thing.

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  • Case No. 20 before the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ARA Libertad)

    Case No. 20 before the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ARA Libertad)

    octobre 3, 2013

    The Embassy of the Argentine Republic, the Carnegie Foundation and The Hague Institute for Global Justice will present a lecture by Ambassador Susana Ruiz Cerutti, Legal Adviser of the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship. Ambassador Cerutti will speak on the subject “Case No. 20 before the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ARA Libertad)”.

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  • Running for Peace, what a Great Idea!

    Running for Peace, what a Great Idea!

    septembre 23, 2013

    On Saturday the 21st of September, another important chapter was added to the festivities surrounding the 100th anniversary of the Peace Palace. In the afternoon the ‘Vredesloop’ took center stage. This one-time running event, organized by the local Haag Atletiek club, the Like2run organization and the municipality of The Hague, was inspired by Peace One Day, the non-profit organization founded by filmmaker Jeremy Gilley.

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  • Image Collection - Cartoons on War and Peace

    Image Collection – Cartoons on War and Peace

    septembre 12, 2013

    The Peace Palace Library holds a unique collection of images like posters, engravings, cartoons and photographs. Please, explore our subset of cartoons on war and peace issues.

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  • Musical 'Peace of Me'

    Musical ‘Peace of Me’

    septembre 11, 2013

    Peace of Me is a contemporary musical produced and presented in The Hague by youngsters in the age category from 12 up to 18 years old. In this musical they will tell their own story of peace and justice.
    Musical Peace of Me

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  • Interreligious Symposium - Sustainable Peace through Silence

    Interreligious Symposium – Sustainable Peace through Silence

    septembre 10, 2013

    Former UN Secretary General Kofi Anan called “Reconciliation the Highest Form of Dialogue”. With contributions from the 5 major World Religions we look for ways to achieve this goal and propose to introduce “Silence” into the dialogue as an essential step to discover how we hurt and heal.
    Interreligious Symposium - Sustainable Peace through Silence

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  • Presentation Hammarskjöld Commission Report

    Presentation Hammarskjöld Commission Report

    septembre 9, 2013

    The Hammarskjöld Commission is a voluntary body of four international jurists who have been invited by an international Enabling Committee, now reconstituted as a Trust, to report whether in their view the evidence now available would justify the United Nations in reopening its inquiry into the cause of the death of Dag Hammarskjöld pursuant to General Assembly resolution 1759 (XVII) of 26 October 1962.
    Presentation Hammarskjöld Commission Report

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  • TEDxHagueAcademy: The Future of Peace and Justice

    TEDxHagueAcademy: The Future of Peace and Justice

    septembre 9, 2013

    Nine dynamic speakers come from countries all over the world to the Peace Palace to promote peace and justice through their own individual experiences and unique ideas about topics such as ethics in war, humanizing sharia’s, China’s relationship with global justice, using music to combat terrorism, and more.
    TEDxHagueAcademy: The Future of Peace and Justice

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  • See You in The Hague, Stroom Den Haag

    ‘See You in The Hague’

    septembre 8, 2013

    The program ‘See You in The Hague’ of art and architecture centre Stroom Den Haag sheds light on both the bright and dark side of a city that not only is the royal capital and seat of the Dutch government, but since 2012 also bears the motto of ‘Peace and Justice’ in its coat of arms.
    Award Ceremony of the International Children’s Peace Prize 2013

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  • Centenary Peace Palace Model United Nations - 100 Years United Nations’ Justice and Peace in the City of The Hague

    Centenary Peace Palace Model United Nations – 100 Years United Nations’ Justice and Peace in the City of The Hague

    septembre 7, 2013

    The United Nations Association the Netherlands (UNA), in co-operation with the Carnegie Foundation, is hosting a one day Model United Nations (MUN) to commemorate the Centenary of the Peace Palace.
    Centenary Peace Palace Model United Nations - 100 Years United Nations’ Justice and Peace in the City of The Hague

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