The Court’s Museum
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paragraph 105A in volume 1, chapter 7, The Registrar and the Registry

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In 1999 the Secretary-General of the United Nations inaugurated a museum in the Peace Palace for the International Court of Justice and the other institutions that occupy the Peace Palace. The theme of the collection is ‘Peace through Justice’, commencing with exhibits relating to the Hague Peace Conferences of 1899 and 1907, the construction of the Peace Palace through the generosity of Andrew Carnegie (completed in 1913) leading to the establishment in the Peace Palac…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “The Court’s Museum”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 17 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001

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