Peace Palace Centenary

Today I watched the official commemoration of the Centennial of the Peace Palace, held in the presence of United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon and HM King Willem-Alexander. I must admit that I was touched watching it, seeing the same place I left not long ago with great hopes and dreams for a bright future … Continue Reading

Second Day Of The Hague Academy on Private International Law

This is the second day of the Academy. This morning I started by attending the Doctoral meeting. It is a great networking tool for the PhD students or for the attendees interested in writing such thesis. I fall under the second category. The discussion meeting was moderated by someone at the Hague Conference on Private … Continue Reading

First Day At The Academy

I got through the security check, through the imposing gates of the Peace Palace and after the picture for the badges was taken everybody is mingling waiting for the opening speech of Mr. Yves Daudet, Emeritus Professor of Public International Law at University Paris I Sorbonne and also the Secretary General of the Academy. The opening speech … Continue Reading

I Love The Hague (Deen Haag)!

I am for the first time in Netherlands, I have arrived 24 hour ago and I have already walked for more than 10 hours and a few tens kilometers. I didn’t get a map, I simply let myself led by the city, I found my way on the beautiful streets. Without a to do list, … Continue Reading

When turbulence, continue reading International Law!

July 30th 2013, Amsterdam, Netherlands Here I am on the plane taking me to “the seat of international law” via Schirpol Amsterdam. I am reading International Law articles and planning the stay. There are strong turbulence so I continue reading. And also developing a new principle: When turbulence, continue reading International Law! I have landed!

Spending Summer Studying In The Hague

Here I am, one week before leaving to Hague for The Hague Academy of Private International Law, the most prestigious international law summer school, held in the Peace Palace which is the seat of the International Court of Justice. I will post something everyday, about the lectures, the atmosphere, the people I will meet and of … Continue Reading

Ambasadorul

13 Noiembrie 2016, Bucuresti, Romania Excelența sa Matthijs van Bonzel, ambasador al Olandei în România este avocat și a făcut parte din grupul de lucru care a negociat Tratatul de la Maastricht. Mi-a făcut plăcere să aud o voce străină, dar foarte avizată în același timp, vorbind despre reforma în justiție a României, despre cum România … Continue Reading