A Grotian Moment

The International Criminal Court, The U.S., and The Hague Tradition

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Members of the U.S. Delegation to the 1899 Hague Peace Conference (Left to Right: Seth Low - President of Columbia University; Stanford Newel - Minister to The Netherlands; Andrew White, Head of Delegation and Ambassador to Germany, Captain Alfred Mahan, Secretary of the Navy; Captain William Crozier, U.S. Army; Frederick Holls.

Registration to attend the public portion of the July 4 event is free. However, due to security concerns, registration is necessary. Register by sending an email with name, nationality, affiliation for each guest to:

Proceedings will begin promptly at 11:00am. Seating will proceed on a first come, first served basis.

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Characterizing the present unsettled reality of international society as "a Grotian Moment" is a way of underscoring the view that this is a time of potential transition from one type of world order to another ...

Richard Falk

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