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Call for nominees

14-12-2012

The Board of The Hague Prize Foundation hereby invites anyone to nominate candidates, who deserve such recognition for their contribution to international law.

In 2002, The Hague Prize for International Law was launched by The Hague Prize Foundation, The Hague, The Netherlands.

The prize will be awarded every two years to individual(s) and/or organizations who have made – through publications or achievements in the practice of law – a special contribution to the development of public international law, private international law or to the advancement of the rule of law in the world. The prize consists of a special medal and a monetary award of € 50,000.00.

The first four recipients of the Prize were, respectively, Prof. Shabtai Rosenne (2004), for his long and illustrious career as an eminent professor and distinguished diplomat; Prof. M. Cherif Bassiouni (2007), for his important contribution to the rule of law by his work in the field of international criminal justice and his unswerving dedication to the creation of the International Criminal Court; Dame Rosalyn Higgins (2009), the former President of the International Court of Justice, for her extraordinary contribution to the study and practice of international law for more than 50 years as a legal scholar, barrister, judge, and arbitrator; and in 2011 to Prof. Paul Lagarde for his lifetime contribution to the advancement of private international law and to its codification in the context of The Hague Conference on Private International Law.

The Prize will be awarded in The Hague for the fifth time on June 27th , 2013, the year of the Centenary of the Peace Palace.

The Board of The Hague Prize Foundation hereby invites anyone to nominate candidates, who deserve such recognition for their contribution to international law. Nominations for the Prize will be accepted until March 15th, 2013.

Reasoned recommendations for nominations should be sent, with a full CV, by March 15 th , 2013 to mr. Steven van Hoogstraten, Secretary of the Nominating Committee of The Hague Prize Foundation, c/o Schimmelpennincklaan 20-22, 2517 JN The Hague, The Netherlands, or by e-mail: thehagueprize@asser.nl

Additional information can be found on the website of The Hague Prize at www.thehagueprize.com

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