The Hague, International City of Peace and Justice
‘Legal capital of the world.’ It was no one other than the former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who uttered these words to describe the unique position of The Hague. The Hague’s current role as host to international organisations and the international community is part of a tradition dating back more than 750 years. Read more about The Hague’s history as the City of Peace and Justice.
If you would like to read more on The Hague as the International City of Peace and Justice, have a look at the brochure here. A Guide to International Organisations, including an overview of all NGO’s and International Governmental Organisation in The Hague, can be found here.