The Hague, International Centre of Peace and Justice
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The Hague, International Centre of Peace and Justice

(Arthur Eyffinger) The Low Countries - 2004, № 12, pp. 214-223

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For the Dutch, The Hague is, as it has been for centuries, the country's administrative, judicial and diplomatic centre. Not many are aware of that other rich Hague tradition which also boasts a history stretching back a hundred years: The Hague as a centre of international justice and home to a variety of international organisations and courts. Today, the de facto role of The Hague as Judicial Capital and the commitments that the Netherlands has undertaken in connection with that role cannot be underestimated.

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