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  • New Publication about the Peace Palace

    October 13, 2016

    The Peace Palace Library has published a new audience booklet. Through accessible written texts and beautiful images the new publication gives a brief overview of the history of the Peace Palace and the institutions housed in it. The publication provides information about the history of the palace and the institutions and the way they contribute with their work to a peaceful world. Besides, with the use of overview photos, the booklet gives an impression of the imposing entrance hall and the key areas such as the Great and Small Hall of Justice, the corridors and the Japanese Room, each time with a brief description of the artwork that decorates the room. The heart of the book consists of all the presents given by the different states to the Peace Palace.

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  • Just Peace Festival: Open Doors Day 2016

    October 13, 2016

    On September 25, the Peace Palace Library took part in the festivities of the Just Peace Festival by organizing the Open Doors Day. The Library and the Carnegie Foundation have been actively involved since 2014 when the Just Peace Festival first took place to celebrate the UN Day of Peace. During the Peace Weekend, the Peace Palace was the setting for numerous activities ranging from musical concerts, film screenings, scavenger hunts, interactive sessions and presentations in the Library. Throughout the day,over 130 people visited the Reading Room where they could learn more about the rich history of the Peace Palace as well as have an exclusive look at some of our oldest prints, special collections and materials from the Archives.

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  • Just Peace Festival: Peace Palace Library – In the Footsteps of …

    September 23, 2016

    Visit the Library during The Hague Open Doors Day 2016 and meet four historical figures who have provided an important contribution to the Library and international law.
    Just Peace Festival: Peace Palace Library - In the Footsteps of …

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  • International Day of Peace Carrillon Concert 13.00 h

    September 21, 2016

    On the occasion of this special day an extra concert will take place with an appropriate programme. On the Carnegieplein in front of the Peace Palace you can listen to the concert.
    International Day of Peace Carrilon Concert 13.00 h

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  • Film Timbuktu, 23 September, Peace Palace

    September 20, 2016

    This year the Peace Palace will screen again, in cooperation with Movies that Matter, a film about Peace and Justice during the Just Peace Festival. This year’s audience favorite Timbuktu will be shown in the beautiful garden of the Palace. After the screening the Malian musician Zoumana Diarra will give a concert. Tickets €10,- Students € 9. Access only with valid ID.
    Timbuktu

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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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  • Just Peace 2016

    August 24, 2016

    The Hague will be completely swept away by the Just Peace Festival, 21-25 September. With a wealth of activities, the city will celebrate the U.N.-declared International Day of Peace together with you. The Peace Palace is partner of Just Peace and you can take part in various activities.
    Just Peace 2016

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    August 15, 2016

    Library services, such as new title alerts, blogs, research guides, international law news items, and digital (image) collections, are available for everyone through our website. In addition, we use social media to keep you informed. Please, follow us on Social Media!
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  • Virtual Tour

    August 9, 2016

    We present a virtual tour of our Library, the ‘next best experience’ in addition to a visit to our physical building. This comprehensive virtual tour allows you to take a virtual, self-guided, tour through our Library.
    Virtual Tour

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  • Virtual Tour

    July 22, 2016

    We present a virtual tour of our Library, the ‘next best experience’ in addition to a visit to our physical building. This comprehensive virtual tour allows you to take a virtual, self-guided, tour through our Library.
    Virtual Tour

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