Vredespaleis (Peace Palace), Den Haag

Vredespaleis (Peace Palace), Den Haag

Harmen K.
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The Peace Palace ("Vredespaleis"), situated in The Hague, is often called the seat of international law because it houses the International Court of Justice of the United Nations, the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the Hague Academy of International Law, and the extensive Peace Palace Library. On the first World Peace Conference in The Hague it was decided that there was to be a permant Court of Arbitration, thanks to a gift of 1,5 million dollar by Andrew Carnegie and many gifts by the United Nations members the palace, designed by French architect Louis M. Cordonnier, was completed in 1913. #benelux #carnagie #carnegie #den_haag #europe #friedenspalast #holland #international #law #nederland #netherlands #palace #palais_de_la_paix #palazzo_della_pace #paleis #peace #peace_palace #recht #the_hague #the_netherlands #tribunal #un #united_nations #vredespaleis
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