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  • Speech by His Majesty King Willem-Alexander, 70-th session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York

    Speech by His Majesty King Willem-Alexander, 70-th session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York

    September 29, 2015

    In his address, the King has discussed the significance of the United Nations, and the contribution the Kingdom of the Netherlands has made in the fields of peace, justice and development. He also mentioned the Peace Palace!
    Speech by His Majesty King Willem-Alexander, 70-th session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York

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  • Peace Weekend Celebrations – International Rule of Law?

    September 18, 2015

    This weekend The Hague will celebrate the International Day of Peace, September 21st, with a designated ‘Peace Weekend’.

    The celebrations vary from a peace run (with a Peace Palace team) to The Hague Open Doors Event, where the Peace Palace Library, together with the other international organizations of The Hague, will open their doors to the public.

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  • Hague Academy Model United Nations General Assembly Legal Committee

    June 30, 2015

    On Saturday July 18, 2015 the Association of Attendees and Alumni of The Hague Academy of International Law, together with the United Nations Association The Netherlands, organizes a Model United Nations of the United Nations General Assembly Legal Committee. The Model United Nations will take place at the Peace Palace. Only participants of the 2015 Hague Academy Public International Law Summer Courses can register for the MUN at the AAA-desk. The registration will be confirmed after the payment of the registration fee of 20 euros (payment upon registration).

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  • Arms Trade Treaty: A Historic Breakthrough?

    December 31, 2014

    In Syria, a civil war is being fuelled by the transfer of conventional weapons from outside the country despite violations of humanitarian law and human rights abuses on both sides. The arms flows into conflicts, like Syria’s, have recently convinced states to adopt the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty (hereinafter also ‘ATT’). A new international norm regulating the international trade in conventional arms that went into effect on Christmas Eve.

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  • First Hague Academy Model United Nations

    First Hague Academy Model United Nations

    July 25, 2014

    Last Saturday, the Association of Attendees and Alumni of the Hague Academy of International Law, together with the United Nations Association the Netherlands, organised the first Hague Academy Model United Nations at the Peace Palace. The event brought together Academy students from all over the world to think about solutions to international problems.

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  • Photo Impression Hague Academy Model United Nations 04

    Photo Impression Hague Academy Model United Nations, 19 July 2014

    July 21, 2014

    Last Saturday, the Association of Attendees and Alumni of the Hague Academy of International Law, together with the United Nations Association in the Netherlands organized a Model United Nations for Academy students at the Peace Palace.
    Photo Impression Hague Academy Model United Nations, 19 July 2014

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  • Hague Academy Model United Nations: Drones and International Law

    Hague Academy Model United Nations: Drones and International Law

    June 27, 2014

    On Saturday the 19th of July, the Association of Attendees and Alumni of The Hague Academy of International Law, together with the United Nations Association The Netherlands, organizes a Model United Nations on drone warfare and international law. The Model United Nations will be organized for the students of The Hague Academy of International Law and will take place during the Public sessions.

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  • Presentation Hammarskjöld Commission Report

    Presentation Hammarskjöld Commission Report

    September 9, 2013

    The Hammarskjöld Commission is a voluntary body of four international jurists who have been invited by an international Enabling Committee, now reconstituted as a Trust, to report whether in their view the evidence now available would justify the United Nations in reopening its inquiry into the cause of the death of Dag Hammarskjöld pursuant to General Assembly resolution 1759 (XVII) of 26 October 1962.
    Presentation Hammarskjöld Commission Report

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  • Centenary Peace Palace Model United Nations - 100 Years United Nations’ Justice and Peace in the City of The Hague

    Centenary Peace Palace Model United Nations – 100 Years United Nations’ Justice and Peace in the City of The Hague

    September 7, 2013

    The United Nations Association the Netherlands (UNA), in co-operation with the Carnegie Foundation, is hosting a one day Model United Nations (MUN) to commemorate the Centenary of the Peace Palace.
    Centenary Peace Palace Model United Nations - 100 Years United Nations’ Justice and Peace in the City of The Hague

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  • We the people of the United Nations... The cost of War - I

    We the people of the United Nations… The cost of War

    September 6, 2013

    A series of three posters to inform the public about the United Nations,  its specialized agencies and UNESCO  in particular. This item contains information about the main tasks of the United Nations and about the Cost of War: death, suffering, famine and disease, separation and flight, devastation, destruction, loss of freedoms, cultural loss and waste.

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