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  • Open Access : Journal of International Criminal Justice (Special Issue)

    July 17, 2020

    As part of the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the UN SC Resolution 1888, the UN Team of Experts on the Rule of Law and Sexual Violence in Conflict joined forces with the Journal of International Criminal Justice to present a special issue on Justice and Accountability for Sexual Violence in Conflict : Progress and Challenges in National Efforts to Address Impunity. The special issue brings together scholars as well as practitioners from across the globe and provides insights from domestic prosecutions wide range of jurisdictions. Oxford University Press has made the entire issue freely available online until July 30th.

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  • Spanish Model Course on the International Criminal Court

    July 17, 2020

    In the early Spring of this year, the International Criminal Court launched on its website a free online Model Course for Spanish speakers on  ‘International Criminal Law and the International Criminal Court’. This project is supported by the Ibero-American Institute of The Hague for Peace, Human Rights and Justice and El Rosario University in Colombia and aims […]

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  • Letter From The Editors

    July 17, 2020

    We publish this newsletter today because July 17th marks International Criminal Justice Day, a day that commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute, the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Since 2014, the Peace Palace Library and The Hague Academy have organized small events to mark this day and to bring attention to the subject of International Criminal Law among the Academy Students. As this is no longer possible for the foreseeable future, we chose to make the subject of international criminal justice the theme of this newsletter.

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  • Poll: Share Your Summer Reads

    June 18, 2020

    Ah, the summer! It’s time to relax a little. Yes, that’s even possible for international lawyers working in the field of Peace and Justice. For a lot of people, that might mean actually kicking back and reading a book. What’s at the top of your reading list this summer?

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  • Library closed!

    March 13, 2020

    Coronavirus update!

    The Peace Palace Library is closed to the public until further notice due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and national government measures.

    Our online services remain unchanged.

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  • Book Donation: Application of Foreign Law

    January 8, 2020

    During the Private Law Course of The Hague Academy, mr. Can Yöney, a Turkish researcher and teaching assistant at Marmara University, donated his book the ‘Application of Foreign Law’ (Yabancı Hukukun Uygulanması) to the Peace Palace Library.

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  • Christmas Holiday Closing Times

    Christmas Holidays Opening and Closing Hours

    December 18, 2019

    Dear Library Users,

    This message is to inform you that the Library will be closed on:

    Monday, 23 December, from 15.00 hrs.

    Tuesday, 24 December

    Wednesday, 25 December, Christmas

    Thursday, 26 December

    Friday, 27 December

    Wednesday, 1 January, New Year’s Day 2020

    From December 20 until December 31, the Library will only accept electronic payments (Pin/Credit Card). During this time, it will not be possible to pay in cash.

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  • New issue: Grotiana, 40 (2019)

    December 14, 2019

    New issue: Grotiana: A Journal published under the auspices of the Grotiana Foundation, Volume 40 (2019): Issue 1 (Dec 2019) with the PPL Bibliography on pages 181-185 !!

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  • Letter to Andrew Carnegie

    December 14, 2019

    Andrew Carnegie died on August 11, 1919. Now, 100 years after his death, the leadership of the Carnegie institutions who honor and carry on his legacy, and Mr. Carnegie’s great-grandson, William Thomson, have written letters to Andrew Carnegie recording their collective achievements, future aspirations, and even some failures, in a singular publication, Letters to Andrew Carnegie. The Letter to Andrew Carnegie by Erik de Baedts, Director of the Carnegie Foundation | Peace Palace contains a fragment on the Peace Palace Library.

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  • Nieuwe vertaling van Bertha von Suttners meesterwerk ‘Die Waffen nieder!

    September 26, 2019

    De Carnegie-Stichting Vredespaleis en uitgeverij Orlando presenteerden op 21 september 2019, de Internationale Dag van de Vrede, de nieuwe vertaling van Bertha von Suttners meesterwerk ‘Die Waffen nieder!’. Het boek werd honderd jaar geleden voor het laatst in het Nederlands uitgegeven en was toen direct uitverkocht. Dit manifest tegen de oorlog is nog steeds actueel […]

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