Just Peace The Hague
The biggest peace festival in the Netherlands is happening in The Hague, to celebrate the UN’s International Day of Peace on September 21!
Peace and Justice in The Hague
The annual Just Peace Festival is a festive presence in The Hague, with an abundance of activities with, of course, "Peace and Justice" as a central theme, including debates, performing arts, museum events, a running event, music and more.
The political and cultural event is one that focuses on societal impact, aiming to inspire, encourage and entertain. The Just Peace Festival is an annual peace festival with a social impact, an initiative of The Hague United for Peace & Justice Foundation in cooperation with several institutions, international NGOs and the municipality of The Hague.
Themed activities during the Just Peace Festival
Themed activities in the Just Peace Festival programme include:
Just Peace Festival Kick-off event
On September 21, a celebratory event will take place at Zuiderpark with music, food and drink to kick off the Just Peace Festival.
Just Peace Career and Talent Event
Just Peace and The Hague University of Applied Sciences will be teaming up for a career event on October 7, with more than 30 NGOs and international organisations offering jobs and internships.
The Hague International Open Day
At Just Peace Open Day, expats and locals of all ages can register for free guided tours, presentations and meet and greet sessions at international organisations that are not usually open to the public, such as Europol and the International Criminal Court.
There are more than 240 international organisations located in The Hague, including EU, UN and intergovernmental organisations. During The Hague International Open Day, on October 16, several of these organisations welcome curious people from all walks of life.
Plan your Just Peace month
Just Peace Month involves lots of different activities that happen simultaneously. Most venues can be easily reached by public transport. Browse the Just Peace website and take your pick of which events to visit to make the most of your month of peace and justice in The Hague.