News and Commentary
28 Jul 2014 Dr. Anja Mihr, Head of the Rule of Law Program at The Hague Institute, together with Mark Gibney, professor at the University of North Carolina, co-edited The Handbook of Human Rights , published in July 2014 by SAGE.
22 Jul 2014
Photo: Bulent Kilic, AFP/Getty Images
| By Agnese Macaluso
After Malaysian Airlines MH17’s passenger jet crashed last Thursday, allegedly hit by a Russian-supplied missile fired by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine, EU foreign ministers convened today in Brussels to discuss the imposition of further sanctions on Russia. The response of the Netherlands, which lost 193 people in the incident, is expected to be crucial although the decisions by the UK, France and Germany will shape the final EU position.
21 Jul 2014
On Friday, 18 July Dr. Anja Mihr, head of Rule of Law at The Hague Institute participated in a conference and panel discussion exploring the history and role of mass prison camps, Gulags. The scientific conference in Schwerin, Germany marked the opening of the international exhibit, Gulags: Traces and Testimonies (1929-1956).
The exhibit is supported by the German Federal Commission for the Stasi Records.
18 Jul 2014
| By Gabriella Zoia
EU membership of the Western Balkan countries is inevitable. Question is when rather than if. That was one of the conclusions of the panel discussion on “Finishing the Job in the Balkans”, hosted by The Hague Institute for Global Justice on 16 July. Distinguished Fellow, Ambassador Nikola Dimitrov moderated the talk on the state of affairs in the Balkans from the perspectives of the United States, Europe, the Netherlands, and the region.