On the occasion of International Women’s Day, as established and specifically promoted by the organization of the United Nations, the Academy held a Symposium on “Women’s Human Rights and the Elimination of Discrimination on the 8th of March at its premises in The Hague. The event was generously sponsored by the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond Foundation. All […]
The Curatorium, at its last meeting on January 21st 2017, elected its new President: Professor Yves Daudet, succeeding Mr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali, as well as a new member: Professor Yuko Nishitani, Professor at Kyoto University, succeeding Professor Shinya Murase.
As of January 1st, the new Secretary-General of the Academy took office. Professor Jean-Marc Thouvenin, Professor at Paris-Nanterre University, has been appointed by the Academy’s Curatorium to succeed Professor Yves Daudet who occupied this position from 2005 to 2017. A farewell ceremony for Professor Daudet and to welcome Professor Thouvenin is scheduled to take place […]
The Administrative Council of the Academy elected the new Dutch member of the Curatorium. Professor Nico J. Schrijver, professor at the University of Leiden, succeeds Professor A. (Teun) V.M. Struycken who held the seat from 1996 to 2016. View the full overview of the members of the Curatorium here.
The Diploma Ceremony of 2016 Summer Courses on Private International Law was held on August 19th, 2016. Ms. Brooke Adele Marshall (Australia) was awarded the Diploma of the Academy. The jury was presided by the Secretary-General of the Academy Prof. Yves Daudet and composed of Prof. Symeon C. Symeonides and the Directors of Studies Prof. Sabine […]
Two attendees of the 2016 Summer Courses on Public International Law, Ms. Xuexia Liao and Ms. Andrijana Mišović, have been awarded the Diploma of the Academy. The jury was presided by the Secretary-General of the Academy Prof. Yves Daudet and composed of H.E. Judge Mohamed Bennouna and the Directors of Studies Prof. Margaret A. Young and Prof. Anne-Thida Norodom. […]
This year, for the first time, The Hague Academy will organize two special short courses on European Union Law and Comparative Law, exclusively for the attendees of the Private International Law Period of the Summer Courses. The lectures of the Private International Law Courses often refer to EU Law. This can be a source of […]
The Alliance française of The Hague offers French classes before or after the Summer Courses of the Academy for those attendees who wish to extend their stay in the Netherlands. To find out more about the conditions of participation in a French course or to arrange customized private courses, attendees are requested to directly contact the Alliance française. […]
At its last meeting, which was held at the beginning of June 2016, the Curatorium of the Academy elected three new members to the seats previously occupied by Mr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Prof. Erik Jayme and H.E. Judge Xue Hanqin. The newly appointed members are H.E. Judge Mohamed Bennouna, Prof. Katharina Boele-Woelki and Prof. Bing Bing […]
On Monday, May 30th 2016, the Assistant High Commissioner for Protection at UNHCR, Mr. Volker Türk, delivered the opening Keynote Address for the second edition of the Advanced Course on International Criminal Law (Special Focus: International Criminal Justice, Migration and Human Trafficking). The address was followed by a panel discussion on the topic of International Law and […]