Japan and the Hague Conference: a relationship of 100 years

24 Setembro 2004

On Thursday, 23 September 2004, the Secretary General of the Hague Conference and the Ambassador of Japan at The Hague jointly hosted a reception to celebrate the centennial of the participation of Japan in the Hague Conference. The reception was held at the Peace Palace at The Hague.

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Both Secretary General Hans van Loon and Ambassador Koike commemorated the 100 years' relationship in their respective speeches, which have been made available on this website:
Secretary General's words of welcome            Ambassador's speech