• Ontvangst XXste Wereldcongres voor den vrede (Rotterdam 1913)

    Ontvangst XXste Wereldcongres voor den vrede (Rotterdam 1913)

    August 23, 2013

    Cover of “De Prins” of illustrated magazines, 30 August 1913, with photo collage showing the receipt of the members of the XXth World Congress for Peace by the Municipality of Rotterdam.

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  • Postcard Peace Palace 1945

    Postcard Peace Palace 1945

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  • Bertha von Suttner

    Bertha von Suttner: First Woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize in 1905

    July 5, 2013

    On August 28, we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of The Peace Palace. In the context of our anniversary, it is time to reflect and salute those who, a hundred years ago, worked tirelessly to help the Peace Palace come into existence. One of these people is author and peace activist Bertha von Suttner. Does her name ring any bells? If it doesn’t than this is the right moment to learn about the remarkable life of a women who played a special role in the history of the Peace Palace and who went on to become the first women in history to win a Nobel Peace Prize in 1905.

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  • War and Peace | Research Guide International Law

    War and Peace

    War is a state of organized, armed and often prolonged conflict carried on between states, nations, or other parties typified by extreme aggression, social disruption, and usually high mortality. In addition to the existence of this organized behavior pattern amongst human primates, very similar organized warlike behavior patterns are also found in many other primate species. The set of techniques used by a group to carry out war is known as warfare. An absence of War is usually called Peace.

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