The International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Peace Palace in The Hague

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in cooperation with the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa in the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria kindly invites you to an exclusive lecture by Professor John Dugard, Judge ad hoc at the International Court of Justice and a respondent address by Honourable Ebrahim Ebrahim MP, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation followed by a moderated discussion.

Date: 28 August 2013
Time: 12:30 - 15:00 registration and refreshments from 12:30; address and discussion from 13:00
Venue: University of Pretoria, Senate Hall, Administration building no 12, Hatfield Campus

RSVP before 24 August: pre-peacepalace@minbuza.nl - seating is limited!

August 28th marks the centennial anniversary of the Peace Palace in The Hague. Since its inauguration, the Peace Palace has become a worldwide icon of Peace and Justice. Inside this monument and in its vicinity, thousands of people, employed by 160 international organizations, strive every day towards a safer and more just world. The Peace Palace is the embodiment of The Hague as international City of Peace and Justice. A chain of special events are scheduled between August 28th and September 21st, the UN Day of Peace, to emphasize The Netherlands’ unwavering commitment to a better world in which conflicts are settled peacefully.


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