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Private International Law or International Private Law governs the choice of law to apply when there are conflicts in the domestic law of different countries related to private transactions.
Dutch Professor Tobias Asser, Nobel Peace Prize laureate in 1911, was the initiator of the first session of the Hague Conference on Private International Law in 1893.
International commercial law is a body of applicable rules, principles and customary practices that govern cross-border commercial activities of private parties.
International Family Law describes all family law matters with an international element. People are increasingly mobile, living outside their country of origin and experiencing international relationships more frequently.
The Summer Courses constitute the Academy’s primary activity. The Summer Courses are organized in two sessions of three weeks each, one focusing on Public International Law and one on Private International Law.
Welcome to all students of The Hague Academy of International Law summer courses 2022!
In 2015, the United Nations formulated 17 ambitious goals towards transforming our world – the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 2030).
Michaels, R., Ruiz Abou-Nigm, V. and Loon, H. van (eds.), The Private Side of Transforming our World - UN Sustainable Development Goals 2013 and the Role of Private International Law, Cambridge, Intersentia Online, 2021
This book demonstrates an important, constructive role for private international law as an indispensable part of the global legal architecture needed to turn the SDGs into reality.
The book is divided into four sections, exploring conflict of laws issues of different kinds and engaging with Professor Briggs' work on a diverse range of topics.