2 December 2015: The Inaugural T.M.C. Asser Lecture "Peace in the Middle East: has International Law failed?"

Published 24 November 2015

On the occasion of its 50th anniversary (1965 - 2015), the T.M.C. Asser Instituut is launching the T.M.C. Asser Lecture for the benefit of The Hague’s national and international legal community, scholars, practitioners, judges, policy-makers and journalists who will be able to enjoy, on an annual basis, a lecture by an internationally renowned jurist and outstanding public intellectual.

The Inaugural T.M.C. Asser Lecture will be delivered by Professor Joseph Weiler, President of the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, and University Professor at NYU School of Law.

To further commemorate the Institute’s 50th anniversary, the afternoon’s programme includes the presentation of the first copy of the specially published Asser Jubilee Book entitled ‘Fundamental Rights in International and European Law. Public and Private Law Perspectives’, to Mr. Ard van der Steur, Minister of Security and Justice of the Kingdom of The Netherlands.

With this annual lecture series, the T.M.C. Asser Instituut aims to contribute to The Hague’s tradition of promoting peace and international law.

For further information about the event, please consult our eventspage

>>Read a related article on Peace and Justice by Prof. Ernst Hirsch Ballin about the Asser Institute and its 50th Anniversary celebration, published in SC on 17 November 2015.


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Time: 15.30 - 17.30, followed by a reception
Venue: The Academy Hall, Peace Palace, The Hague
Registration: www.asser.nl/AsserLecture2015