The first Peace Palace Library Lecture will take place 23 may 2011, inside the historic reading room of the Peace Palace. Everybody is welcome to attend. Simon Minks, Public Prosecutor to the Court of Appeal in The Hague, and Roel van Rossum, Coordinating Vice-President at the District Court The Hague, will discuss the van Anraat Case, and the challenges Dutch courts face when dealing with complex issues of international criminal law. The Peace Palace Library Lecture Series consists of approximately four lectures a year about issues of international public law. Each lecture will start with a small reception in the library’s new reading room, followed by the lecture in the historical reading room. The Lecture Series are open to everyone and are especially interesting for researchers and students, as well as diplomats, international civil servants, journalists and other professionals working in the field of international public law. See the website of the Hague Justice Portal for more detailed information. We hope to see you on the 23rd of May!