RSS

International peace and security @fr

  • Just Peace, The Hague, 19-21 September 2014

    Just Peace, The Hague, 19-21 September 2014

    août 26, 2014

    From 19 to 21 September, we will be celebrating the United Nation’s International Day of Peace in The Hague. There will be music, debates, walks, exhibitions, running events, guided tours, theater and much more. Join us!
    Just Peace, The Hague, 19-21 September 2014

    Read more
  • Nuclear security: Dangers and Achievements

    mars 28, 2014

    Nuclear security is generally accepted to mean “the prevention of, detection of, and response to, criminal or intentional unauthorized acts involving or directed at nuclear material, other radioactive material, associated facilities, or associated activities”. In short it is about preventing terrorists from acquiring radioactive material or attacking nuclear facilities. Since the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001, nuclear security concerns have been heightened, but how real is the danger and what are the legal instruments to combat nuclear terrorism?

    Read more
  • Nuclear Security Summit, The Hague 2014

    Events around the Nuclear Security Summit

    mars 17, 2014

    A number of cultural and socially-engaged institutions in The Hague are organising a special ‘Summit Week’ from 19 to 26 March. You can attend films or follow debates on the summit’s theme: Nuclear Security.
    Nuclear Security Summit, The Hague 2014

    Read more
  • A Justification for Russia’s Intervention?

    A Justification for Russia’s Intervention?

    mars 7, 2014

    In the last week Russian military forces have occupied Crimea, the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula where the majority of the population is ethnic Russian and the Russian Black Sea Fleet is deployed in the city of Sevastopol. In the Russian constitution a few articles describe circumstances where a primacy of Russian constitutional law above international law may occur. How does Russia legally justify its intervention? Guest Blog by Anna K. Duszczyk.

    Read more
  • 3D Printed Weapons: A Threat to National and International Security?

    3D Printed Weapons: A Threat to National and International Security?

    décembre 13, 2013

    Chesspieces, automotive parts, chairs, geometrical objects, food, medical protheses, toys, paperweights and jewelry are a few of the examples of the items that can be made with a 3D printer. There are many types of 3D printers, ranging from a simple 3D printer for home use to a very big industrial type with which large objects can be created. The machines can use any substance in liquid or powder form.

    Read more
  • ARGO and the Follow-Up: Iran and the United States

    décembre 14, 2012

    33 Years after the event, Hollywood has turned its attention to an episode that traumatized the United States for months: the seizure of the American Embassy in Tehran. As the US Embassy falls to a group of Islamist students and militants in support of the Iranian revolution and in retaliation for the USA’s sheltering of the recently deposed Shah, six diplomats slip out and seek sanctuary in the Canadian’s ambassador’s residence. It is up to the CIA’s Tony Mendez (Ben Affleck) to extract them from the country before they are discovered by the Revolutionary Guards. The plan? Create a fake movie, called Argo, and pretend they’re the crew.

    Read more
  • Iraqi civilian casualties on a bridge over the Euphrates River at Al Hindiyah (Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2003)

    The Body Counts : Civilian Casualties in War

    mai 10, 2012

    Throughout the post Cold War period there has been a widespread view that war and armed conflict have changed radically since the First World War to the point where some 80-90% of war victims are now civilians. Many modern wars have been accompanied by significant depopulations, along with destruction of infrastructure and resources.

    Read more
  • Guerre et Paix

    Les Guides de recherche fournissent des informations sur les ressources imprimées et électroniques disponibles à la Bibliothèque du Palais de la Paix ou sur Internet. Lorsqu’on les regarde dans leur ensemble, ces Guides de recherche reflètent également le profil de la collection. Dans le domaine de la Guerre et de la Paix, la Bibliothèque vous […]

    Read more
  • International Peace and Security - Research Guide International Law

    Paix et sécurité internationales

    De nos jours, de nombreuses organisations internationales et régionales sont impliquées dans des activités de rétablissement de la paix, d’imposition de la paix et de maintien de la paix : Nations Unies, Organisation du traité de l’Atlantique Nord, Organisation pour la sécurité et la coopération en Europe, Union africaine, Union européenne, etc. Elles envoient des […]

    Read more
  • Use of Force | Research Guide International law

    Utilisation de la force

    Le Traité général de renonciation à la guerre, ou Pacte Briand Kellog, est la pierre d’angle de l’interdiction du recours à la force – devenu aujourd’hui un principe de droit international . Ce traité est entré en vigueur le 24 juillet 1929 et est encore en vigueur et largement accepté. Bien que le système de […]

    Read more