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  • Kofi Annan Visits the Peace Palace

    September 7, 2016

    Kofi Annan, the founding chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation and former UN Secretary-General (1997-2006), paid a short visit to The Netherlands last week and also visited the Peace Palace. The Carnegie Foundation was honored to welcome him on 30 August. Mr. Erik de Baedts, the General- Director of the Carnegie Foundation, received Mr. Annan at the Peace Palace to talk about the work of the Foundations. Dutch television program ‘EénVandaag’ (OneToday) made use of the beautiful location to have an exclusive interview with Kofi Annan. Annan talked in the interview about the challenges of the refugee crisis in Europe and the United States Presidential Elections.

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    More Legal Protection for Journalists?

    May 1, 2015

    On May first people around the world celebrate International Workers’ Day. Less known to the public are the festivities which take place Sunday, May third, in honor of World Press Freedom Day. On this date the international community celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom; to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession.

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  • Presentations, Debate and Masterclass, Institute for War and Peace Reporting

    Presentations, Debate and Masterclass, Institute for War and Peace Reporting

    September 5, 2013

    The Institute for War and Peace Reporting trains journalists of (post-) conflict countries to report on their home country or on what is going on in The Hague at the courts and tribunals in a professional way. On 5 September IWPR provides various presentations, a debate and a Masterclass in the Academy Building of the Peace Palace.
    Presentations, Debate and Masterclass, Institute for War and Peace Reporting

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  • World Press Photo Exhibition 2013 at the Peace Palace

    World Press Photo Exhibition 2013 at the Peace Palace

    August 30, 2013

    For one day The World Press Photo Exhibition can be seen in the impressive entrance hall of the Peace Palace, a unique opportunity. This famous traveling exhibition, the result of a global contest between photojournalists, is literally placed in light of the courts located in the palace. Reliable law cannot exist without vigilant press and trustworthy information.

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  • Judgement of ICTY Trial Chamber in Contempt of Court Case

    July 24, 2008

    On Thursday, 24 June, the Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) convicted Kosovar journalist Baton Haxhiu for contempt of the Tribunal (Case No. IT-04-84-R77.5, judgement [PDF]).

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