Hearing Facilities

The PCA has access to hearing facilities at its international offices and around the world.

The PCA has access to hearing facilities at its international offices and around the world.

The PCA has several hearing and meeting rooms available at its headquarters in the Peace Palace in The Hague, as well as in its international offices in Buenos Aires, Mauritius and Singapore. In addition, the PCA also has access to facilities around the world pursuant to its host country agreements with Contracting Parties and cooperation agreements with other institutions. All of these facilities are available free of charge to tribunals in PCA-administered proceedings.

The PCA has also organized recent hearings and meetings in various other places around the world, including Berlin, Bogotá, Brussels, Dar es Salaam, Dubai, Geneva, Istanbul, Kathmandu, London, Miami, Montreal, Moscow, New York City, Paris, São Paulo, Stockholm, Toronto, Vienna, Washington D.C., Windhoek, Zagreb, and Zurich.

Peace Palace (The Hague)

The Peace Palace, built to house the PCA from 1907-1913, is the seat of the International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration.

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Port Louis Waterfront (Mauritius)

The PCA Mauritius Office is located in the recently renovated Port Louis Waterfront, which also features a modern self-contained arbitration suite.

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Maxwell Chambers (Singapore)

The PCA Singapore Office is located in the recently completed Maxwell Chambers Suites, adjoining the hearing facilities at Maxwell Chambers, which feature a total 42 hearing and preparation rooms.

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Palacio San Martín (Buenos Aires)

The PCA Buenos Aires Office is located in the Palacio San Martín, the national historic monument and ceremonial headquarters of the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Other facilities

The PCA also has access to facilities around the world pursuant to its host country agreements and through cooperation agreements with other institutions.

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