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  • Interview Professor August Reinisch

    June 3, 2016

    One month ago, the Austrian Embassy in The Netherlands in collaboration with the Peace Palace Library hosted a book launch in honor of Austrian Professor Dr. August Reinisch and his latest publication titled ‘The Conventions on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations and its Specialized Agencies: a Commentary published by Oxford University Press. Professor August Reinisch is currently Austria’s candidate for the International Law Commission and given the fact that the subject seems more relevant than ever, we kindly asked professor Reinisch for an interview on the topic of his latest book and his passion for international law.

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  • European Patent Office: An International Organization before a National Court

    May 7, 2016

    In recent years, the European Patent Office (EPO) has been plagued by ongoing problems between the leadership of this organization and its labour union (SUEPO) over workers’ rights. For a long time, problems remained unresolved, but as tensions rose and relations between the management and staff members became more strained, the labour union decided to request a national court in The Netherlands to take up the case against the European Patent Office. The city of The Hague , where one of the offices of the European Patent Office is established, takes justice very seriously and has so far, delivered two judgments, one by a High Court as well as by an Appeals Court.

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  • Professor Samantha Besson. Professor of Public International Law and European Law, Co-Director of the European Law Institute, Head of the Department of International and Commercial Law University of Fribourg (Switzerland).

    Interview with Professor Samantha Besson, Public International Law and European Law, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

    January 28, 2013

    This month, Professor Besson has been Coordinator of the Refresher Courses for Practitioners of the Hague Academy of International Law on the topic ‘Immunities in Public and Private International Law’. The Peace Palace Library has held a special interview with her.

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  • Immunities in Public and Private International law – 9th Session of the Seminar for Advanced Studies, 13-19 January 2013

    Immunities in Public and Private International Law – 9th Session of the Seminar for Advanced Studies, 13-19 January 2013

    January 10, 2013

    Each year the Hague Academy of International law, one of the most renowned academic institutions in Europe, holds a seminar devoted to various aspects of public and private international law. The theme of this year’s seminar will be: ”Les immunités en droit international public et privé” (Immunities in public and private international law). This Programme of Advanced Studies will take place from 13 to 19 January 2013 at the Academy building in The Hague.

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