Launch of Peter Nygh Hague Conference Internship

On Friday, 15 September 2006, the Peter Nygh Hague Conference Internship was launched by the Australian Institute of International Affairs and the International Law Association (Australian Branch) in Sydney. This award enables an Australian student or graduate of law to fulfill a sponsored internship with the Hague Conference on Private International Law in the Netherlands. Present at the launch were, i.a., the Solicitor-General of Australia Mr David Bennett, the Dutch Ambassador His Excellency Mr Niek van Zutphen, and the Dutch Consul-General in Sydney, Mrs Margarita Bot.

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