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Ambassador of Ukraine to The Netherlands, His Excellency Mr. Alexander Horin, presents Government Plan for Ukraine's Recovery

Courtesy of the Embassy of Ukraine to The Netherlands
18 Dec 2014   | by Natalie Palmer and Elko Brummelman


On 17 December, H.E. Mr. Olexander Horin, Ambassador of Ukraine to the Netherlands, presented the Ukrainian ‘Government Action Plan to Overcome Current Challenges’ at The Hague Institute for Global Justice. The Ambassador emphasized that his country was already implementing a large number of economic and institutional reforms, which aim at improving the country’s shape in the near future. The plan is closely linked to the Association Treaty signed by the Ukrainian government with the EU, which established a political and economic relationship between the two actors. 


Who Lost Ukraine? Dr. Matta discusses Crisis in the EU’s neighbourhood at Access Europe in Amsterdam

Photo by Ilya
17 Dec 2014   | by Hague Institute Staff


On 11 December, Dr. Aaron Matta participated in a public debate entitled: Crisis in the EU’s neighbourhood – Who lost Ukraine?, and organized by ACCESS EUROPE – a cooperation of University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VUA) – a platform for research, education and public debate about Europe, the European Union and its member states. 


The AAIL-AFIL Inaugural Lecture: Comparing Courts

15 Dec 2014  | by Marcella Mizzi and Tommaso Ripani


On 8 December, The Hague Institute hosted the inaugural Distinguished Lecture of The African Foundation for International law (AFIL) and the African Association of International Law (AAIL). This was the occasion for renowned experts to convene and compare the International Criminal Court (ICC) and The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights.


Website Launch of the Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance

10 Dec 2014  | by Dr. Richard Ponzio


The Stimson Center and The Hague Institute for Global Justice are pleased to announce the launch of the interactive website of the Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance. This follows the inaugural meeting of the Commission held last month in Washington, D.C., which was co-chaired by former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former Nigerian Foreign Minister and U.N. Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Ibrahim Gambari.


A Call for a ‘New’ Climate Governance Agenda: The Hague Institute and the Stimson Center Co-Host Expert Consultation in Lima

10 Dec 2014  | by Manuella Appiah and David Michel


On December 9, The Hague Institute for Global Justice and the Stimson Center convened an informal side event at the UNFCCC Conference of Parties in Lima. The consultation welcomed some thirty representatives from civil society organizations, international organizations, and academia to discuss the current global climate governance framework. The consultation was part of a series of stakeholder dialogues being held in conjunction with the work of the Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance.


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