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Human rights in a world of great power competition

8 November 2019 - 10:50

Public event 27/11 with keynote speaker Constanze Stelzenmüller of Brookings, "Top Think Tank in the World" every year since 2008. It is co-organised with the Municipality of The Hague. Seats are limited. Sign up now.

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2 - 4 Dec 2019 The Hague
16 - 17 Jan 2020 The Hague
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