100 year Peace Palace

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On 28 August 2013, the Peace Palace in The Hague will celebrate its hundredth birthday. I will help organize a ministerial conference to promote the peaceful settlement of disputes. On this page I will give you an unique look behind the scenes of our Foreign Ministry by providing you with personal and regular updates on the background, goals and preparations of the centennial activities.

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Video of speech Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands, Frans Timmermans, at ministerial conference Position, Big Data, Food For Thought, Statistics

Toespraak van Timmermans bij het 100-jarig bestaan van het Vredespaleis

Toespraak van minister Timmermans tijdens de opening van de viering van 100 jaar Vredespaleis op 28 augustus in Den Haag (alleen in Engels beschikbaar).

Speech UN Secretary-General at Ministerial Conference on the Peaceful Settlement of Disputes on 28 August Secretary, Conference, Palace, Behind The Scenes, Law, Politics, Palaces, Political Books, Castles

Speech SGVN ministeriële conferentie 100 jaar Vredespaleis

Secretaris-generaal Ban Ki-moon spreekt tijdens de ministeriele conferentie op 28 augustus2013 bij de viering van 100 jaar Vredespaleis.

Last hours before 28 August. Working late, but still smiling ; Palace, Home Appliances, House Appliances, Appliances, Palaces, Castles, Castle

Last hours before 28 August. Working late, but still smiling ;-)

Only five days left before the official celebration of the centennial anniversary of the Peace Palace will take place! The 100 year Peace Palace team members are continuously working to finish all the preparations in time. Team Member, Conference, Palace, Celebration, It Is Finished, Anniversary, Palaces, Castles, Castle

Only five days left before the official celebration of the centennial anniversary of the Peace Palace will take place! The 100 year Peace Palace team members are continuously working to finish all the preparations in time.

King Willem-Alexander will be present at the official ceremony of the Peace Palace centennial on 28 August He will accept a book about the Peace Palace which was especially made for this special occasion. My Father's World, Palace, Special Occasion, August 2013, Celebrities, Royals, Dutch, Law, Politics

King Willem-Alexander will be present at the official ceremony of the Peace Palace centennial on 28 August 2013. He will accept a book about the Peace Palace which was especially made for this special occasion.

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Aftellen tot 100 jaar Vredespaleis

Counting time since Aug 28, 2013 10:00 am. Showing days, hours, minutes and seconds counting up

Last week the ICJ Council of an international Model UN Conference visited the Peace Palace for a brainstorm session on the topic: '100 Years Peace Palace: What's Next?' Three groups each wrote an elevator pitch for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on peaceful settlement of disputes. The results will be part of a short movie, shown at the Peace Palace centennial on 28 August and representing a message from the youth to current world leaders. Ban Ki Moon, My Father's World, What Next, World Leaders, Brainstorm, Elevator, Secretary, Pitch, Conference

Last week the ICJ Council of an international Model UN Conference visited the Peace Palace for a brainstorm session on the topic: '100 Years Peace Palace: What's Next?' Three groups each wrote an elevator pitch for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on peaceful settlement of disputes. The results will be part of a short movie, shown at the Peace Palace centennial on 28 August and representing a message from the youth to current world leaders.

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Two important international legal institutions are housed in the Peace Palace: the International Court of Justice (the primary judicial organ of the United Nations) and the Permanent Court of Arbitration.

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Under the heading of the Peace Palace celebrations, I would like to draw your attention to an independent event about the future of international peace and justice. We will hear from several inspirational speakers about the righteous world of the future and their views on how to achieve this more peaceful world. The event can be followed by live streaming.

Did you know that the Government of the Netherlands has nominated the Peace Palace for a place on the list of the European Heritage Label? The European Commission will decide whether the Palace is worthy of the label in The Hague, Big Ben, Netherlands, Palace, Behind The Scenes, Law, Politics, Building, Travel

Did you know that the Government of the Netherlands has nominated the Peace Palace for a place on the list of the European Heritage Label? The European Commission will decide whether the Palace is worthy of the label in 2014.

31 May Peace Palace The Hague - The preparations for the centennial on 28 August are in full swing! Picture of my meeting with the representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The City of The Hague, and the Carnegie Foundation of this afternoon. The Hague, Ministry, Palace, Law, Foundation, Father, Politics, Activities, City

31 May 2013, Peace Palace The Hague - The preparations for the centennial on 28 August are in full swing! Picture of my meeting with the representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The City of The Hague, and the Carnegie Foundation of this afternoon.

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Two important international legal institutions are housed in the Peace Palace: the International Court of Justice (the primary judicial organ of the United Nations) and the Permanent Court of Arbitration.

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The overarching theme of the centennial activities is the peaceful settlement of disputes. Within this theme, attention will be paid to both legal and political forms of peaceful settlement of disputes, as formulated in the UN Charter.

For de ceremonial celebration of the centennial of the Peace Palace’ on 28 August 2013 a range of dignitaries have been invited, including the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon. Ban Ki Moon, August 2013, United Nations, Secretary, Palace, Celebration, Range, Cookers, Stove

For de ceremonial celebration of the centennial of the Peace Palace’ on 28 August 2013 a range of dignitaries have been invited, including the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon.

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