The Hague Institute for Global Justice
This newly established Institute aims to become an independent centre of expertise, based in The Hague, the city that has been a symbol of peace and justice for more than a century. The Institute is dedicated to the promotion of knowledge of law and justice as the basis of and in relationship to peace, security and social and economic development. The objective is to develop an integrated approach towards issues where the lack of law and justice could lead to political, military, social or economic instability and inequality. The Institute will do so by synthesising the best and most innovative knowledge in these areas form national and international sources, with the aim of mobilising various disciplines, actors and geographic and cultural perspectives.
By assembling the best multidisciplinary knowledge and expertise that the world has to offer, The Hague Institute for Global Justice seeks to acquire a strong international competitive position. The Institute is established by the Municipality of The Hague and the Hague Academic Coalition, supported by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation.
Founding Fathers of The Hague Institute for Global Justice:
- Municipality of The Hague
- Hague Academic Coalition (consisting of: Carnegie Foundation, The Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law, International Institute of Social Studies, Leiden University - Campus The Hague / Grotius Centre, Netherlands Institute of International Relations 'Clingendael', Hague Academy of International Law, The Hague University of Applied Sciences and the T.M.C. Asser Instituut)
- The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies
- Hague Conference on Private International Law
For more information please visit www.thigj.org