Wednesday, June 12

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Today, fellows will travel to the European capital of International Justice: Den Haag (The Hague). We will visit the ICTY, the criminal court prosecuting violations of humanitarian law in the former Yugoslavia, where we will most likely see Mladic on trial. After the ICTY, fellows will visit the heart of Dutch politics; the Dutch Parliament. In the parliament the group will meet and talk to politicians to hear how their own ambitions are crushed or cherished in our democratic system.

Dress code today is business casual
Bring your passport!

ICTY, Churchillplein 1, Den Haag
Dutch Parliament, Lange Poten 4, Den Haag

The Hague: City of Peace and Justice
Dutch Parliament

10.00 Meet at Central Train Station, in front of Shakie’s (shakes and coffees) in the Western Tunnel of the Station. Our train leaves at 10.12 from platform 2a. From The Hague Holland Spoor, we take tram I, to stop ‘World Forum’
11.30 Arrival at the ICTY, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
10.00 – 13.00 Presentation on the ICTY
13.00 – 14.00 If possible visit trial Mladic.
14.00 – 15.00 Travel to Parliament (Tweede Kamer)
15.00 – 17.00 Visit the Dutch Parliament and speak to members of Parliament: Joost Taverne, (VVD, Liberal Party)

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