The meeting

The World Meeting of the Societies for International Law will be held in the Peace Palace (in the premises of the Academy of International) on September 2 and 3, 2019.

The plenary sessions take place in the Auditorium. The workshops take place in the Auditorium, the seminar room, the arbitration room and the historical reading room.

The working languages are French and English. Interventions in French will be translated simultaneously in the Auditorium only.


Peace Palace
Carnegieplein 2
2517 KJ The Hague
The Netherlands

Access will be possible by the main entrance of the Palace. Participants should present a valid identity document.

Please come at least one hour in advance in order to anticipate identity controls at the entrance of the Palace. A breakfast will be waiting for you at the Palace from 8am.

Thank you, if possible, for not bringing your luggage.

Lunch and dinner

On September 2 the French Embassy organises a buffet lunch. Only for speakers, chairs and sponsors, by invitation only (sent separately).

Due to the success of the meeting and the large number of participants, we have had to replace the Gala dinner by a cocktail reception on September 2 in the lobby of the Peace Palace. Offered to all participants.

The lunch on September 3 will be held in the Academy foyer. Offered to all participants.

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