• Treaties to abolish war

    Treaties to abolish war

    June 21, 2013

    Image depicting a lady in Classical dress holding a ribbon displaying the text “Treaties to abolish war” and images of several countries.

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  • Oorlog is ondergang van de jeugd

    June 12, 2013

    Poster for the International Peace Week for the Youth organised in 1924: “War, destruction of youth” Image: drawing of a young boy reaching for a red peace dove with a white palm branch,  in the background a burning city.

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  • Nooit meer oorlog

    Nooit meer oorlog

    June 12, 2013

    Anti-war Poster with the text “Nooit meer oorlog” [No more war]. Image: Charcoal drawing by Käthe Kollwitz of a man who makes the gesture of an oath. He’s holding his left hand on his chest and his right arm straight upwards while sticking up his forefinger and middle finger.

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  • Peace Palace Carnegie Wateler Peace Prize 2012 awarded to War Child

    Peace Palace Carnegie Wateler Peace Prize 2012 awarded to War Child

    November 15, 2012

    On November 15 2012 War Child received the Carnegie Wateler Peace Prize. The Carnegie Foundation awarded the Carnegie Wateler Peace Prize to War Child for the global efforts that War Child has made on behalf of children and young people in (former) conflict. War Child is an independent humanitarian organization that since 1995 has committed itself to helping children and youngsters that have been affected by war to attain a peaceful future. With a creative approach War Child helps children and teens deal with their war experiences.

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

    The Body Counts : Civilian Casualties in War

    May 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.

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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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  • War, Peace and Security

    The Peace Palace Library Research Guides are intended as a starting point for legal research on various topics of International Law. They provide the basic legal materials available in the Peace Palace Library, both in print and electronic format and on the Internet. Reference works, leading articles, bibliographies, periodicals, serial publications and documents of interest are presented in the Selective Bibliography sections. Links to the library’s Online Public Access Catalogue are inserted. Special attention is given to our subscriptions on databases, e-journals, e-books and other electronic resources. Finally, the Research Guides feature links to relevant blogs, websites and other online resources of particular interest.

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