Ban Ki Moon congratulates the Hague on Peace Palace 100th Anniversary
Ban Ki Moon congratulates the Hague in a video message during the city's New Year's reception The UN expresses great appreciation for the hospitality of The Hague and the Dutch government for the many tribunals and courts of the United Nations.
The city council of The Hague in 2013 also invites all residents of the municipal New Year reception.
This took place on the atrium of the city hall. Between there were performances by artists Hague and visitors are treated for a drink and a snack. Traditionally Mayor Jozias van Aartsen gives during the reception his speech and the Hague Plume award.The award "The Hague Plume" goes to residents who are in a special way committed to the city.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon of the United Nations, has congratulated the 100th anniversary of the Peace Palace.
He did it in a video message during the New Year's reception of The Hague. "The UN has a great appreciation for the hospitality of The Hague and the Dutch government to the many tribunals and courts by the United Nations itself or with the help of the UN are furnished. Along with many other international organizations in The Hague, they play a crucial role in the peaceful settlement of international disputes ", say the boss of the UN.