Publications

28: Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

Entry into force: 1-XII-1983


Latest updates

21-X-2014 | Sweden: contact details of the Central Authority
3-X-2014 | Netherlands: contact details of the Central Authority
30-IX-2014 | Zambia: accession accepted by Japan
17-IX-2014 | Costa Rica: contact details of the Central Authority
2-IX-2014 | Zambia: accession and designation of the Central Authority
28-VIII-2014 | Canada: contact details of the Central Authority of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador
22-VIII-2014 | Republic of Korea: contact details of the Central Authority
17-VII-2014 | Brazil: contact details of the Central Authority
17-VII-2014 | Kazachstan: designation of the Central Authority
6-VI-2014 | Iraq: accession accepted by Japan
3-VI-2014 | United Kingdom: contact details of the Central Authority for England & Wales
16-V-2014 | Italy: contact details of the Central Authority
16-V-2014 | Ecuador: contact details of the Central Authority
24-IV-2014 | Bosnia and Herzegovina: contact details of the Central Authority
22-IV-2014 | Greece: contact details of the Central Authority
22-IV-2014 | Burkina Faso: contact details of the Central Authority
7-IV-2014 | Panama: contact details of the Central Authority
1-IV-2014 | Japan: country profile
20-III-2014 | Norway: contact details of the Central Authority
19-III-2014 | Finland: contact details of the Central Authority
12-III-2014 | Montenegro: country profile
19-II-2014 | Japan: acceptance of accessions
14-II-2014 | Japanese translation of the 1980 Child Abduction Convention
12-II-2014 | Japan: contact details of the Central Authority
31-I-2014 | United Kingdom: contact details of the Northern Ireland Central Authority
27-I-2014 | Paraguay accepts various accessions
6-I-2014 | Croatia: contact details of the Central Authority
2-XII-2013 | Brazil: contact details of the Central Authority
15-XI-2013 | various acceptances of accessions
1-XI-2013 | Ecuador accepts accessions Andorra and Republic of Korea
28-X-2013 | Armenia: contact details of the Central Authority
21-X-2013 | Serbia: contact details of the Central Authority
10-IX-2013 | Israel: contact details of the Central Authority
23-VIII-2013 | Mexico accepts various accessions
15-VIII-2013 | Lithuania accepts the accession of the Republic of Korea
15-VIII-2013 | United States: contact details of the Central Authority
15-VIII-2013 | Brazil accepts the accession of Andorra
13-VIII-2013 | Chile accepts the accession of the Russian Federation
7-VIII-2013 | Russian Federation: contact details of the Central Authority
2-VIII-2013 | Georgia: persons to contact at the Central Authority
28-VI-2013 | Andorra: contact details of the Central Authority
3-V-2013 | Ireland accepts various accessions
23-IV-2013 | Seychelles: acceptance of various accessions
10-IV-2013 | Brazil: contact persons at the Central Authority
4-IV-2013 | Singapore: contact details of the Central Authority
3-IV-2013 | Lithuania accepts various accessions
3-IV-2013 | Serbia accepts various accessions
27-III-2013 | Italy accepts accessions of Albania and Seychelles
27-III-2013 | Republic of Korea: accession accepted by Armenia
27-III-2013 | Ecuador: contact details of the Central Authority
27-III-2013 | Peru: contact details of the Central Authority
20-III-2013 | Romania: acceptance of various accessions
15-III-2013 | Panama: contact details of the Central Authority
14-III-2013 | Guatemala: contact details of the Central Authority
14-III-2013 | Iceland: contact details of the Central Authority
1-III-2013 | Norway: contact details of the Central Authority
27-II-2013 | Mexico: contact details of the Central Authority
26-II-2013 | Republic of Korea: contact details of the Central Authority; response to the Standard Questionnaire; Country Profile
26-II-2013 | Hungary: contact details of the Central Authority
20-II-2013 | Ukraine: contact details of the Central Authority
15-II-2013 | Montenegro: contact details of the Central Authority
5-II-2013 | Sweden: contact details of the Central Authority
29-I-2013 | Slovak Republic accepts accessions of the Russian Federation, Guinea and Lesotho
18-I-2013 | Nicaragua: contact details of the Central Authority
16-I-2013 | Canada: Central Authority of the Northwest Territories
20-XII-2012 | Slovenia: change of Central Authority
18-XII-2012 | Russian Federation: accession accepted by Spain
13-XII-2012 | Republic of Korea: accession and designation of the Central Authority
13-XII-2012 | Lesotho: accession accepted by Argentina
22-XI-2012 | Denmark: contact details of the Central Authority
13-XI-2012 | Finland: contact details of the Central Authority
13-XI-2012 | Ecuador: contact details of the Central Authority
9-XI-2012 | Lesotho: accession accepted by the Netherlands
8-XI-2012 | Guinea: designation of the Central Authority
25-X-2012 | Russian Federation: accession accepted by Slovenia
16-X-2012 | Lesotho: accession accepted by Brazil
9-X-2012 | Russian Federation: accession accepted by Finland
9-X-2012 | Russian Federation: contact details of the Central Authority
10-IX-2012 | Morocco: accession accepted by the United States
28-VIII-2012 | Andorra: accession accepted by Spain
27-VIII-2012 | Lesotho: accession & designation of the Central Authority
15-VIII-2012 | Latvia: contact details of the Central Authority
26-VII-2012 | Norway accepts accessions Dominican Republic, San Marino, Singapore and Ukraine
17-VII-2012 | Hungarian translation of the Child Abduction Convention
12-VI-2012 | Paraguay: contact details of the Central Authority
29-V-2012 | United Kingdom: contact details of the Central Authority
21-V-2012 | Chile: contact information of the Central Authority
26-IV-2012 | Denmark: contact details Central Authority
20-IV-2012 | Russian Federation: contact details of the Central Authority
10-IV-2012 | United States: email address of the Central Authority
5-IV-2012 | Netherlands: contact details of the Central Authority (European and Caribbean parts)
4-IV-2012 | Russian Federation: accession accepted by Ukraine
28-III-2012 | Malta accepts accessions of Gabon, Morocco and Singapore
27-III-2012 | Sri Lanka: contact details of the Central Authority
22-III-2012 | Russian Federation: designation of the Central Authority
21-III-2012 | Russian Federation: accession accepted by Croatia
21-III-2012 | Brazil: accession accepted by Ecuador
2-III-2012 | Guinea: accession accepted by P.R. of China (for the SAR of Macao)
21-II-2012 | Netherlands: contact details of the Central Authority
17-II-2012 | Accession Guinea accepted by Argentina
25-I-2012 | Fiji: contact information of the Central Authority
20-I-2012 | Gabon: accession accepted by Spain
19-I-2012 | Malta: contact details of the Central Authority
18-I-2012 | Russian Federation: accession accepted by Colombia
17-I-2012 | Luxembourg: contact details of the Central Authority
3-I-2012 | Russian Federation: accession accepted by Israel
8-XII-2011 | Russian Federation: accession accepted by the P.R. of China (for the SAR of Macao) and Uzbekistan
1-XII-2011 | Guinea: accession
25-XI-2011 | People's Republic of China accepts the accession of Andorra on behalf of the SAR of Macao
17-XI-2011 | New Zealand accepts accessions Russian Federation and Andorra

15-XI-2011 | Canada: Contact details Quebec Central Authority

10-XI-2011 | Uruguay: contact details Central Authority
3-X-2011 | Russian Federation: accession accepted by Estonia and Argentina
26-IX-2011 | Slovak Republic: acceptance of accessions Andorra, Gabon and Singapore
23-IX-2011 | Italy: contact persons at the Central Authority
19-IX-2011 | Bosnia and Herzegovina accepts accession Slovenia
14-IX-2011 | Armenia: contact details of the Central Authority
9-IX-2011 | Ukraine accepts accession of Andorra
2-IX-2011 | FYR of Macedonia: contact details Central Authority
1-IX-2011 | Denmark: contact details Central Authority
29-VIII-2011 | Fiji: contact details Central Authority
14-VI-2011 | Israel accepts accessions Andorra, Gabon and Singapore
2-VI-2011 | France: Central Authority contact persons
12-V-2011 | Accessions Singapore and Gabon accepted by Sweden
12-V-2011 | Canada: contact details Central Authority (Ontario)
11-V-2011 | Serbia accepts various accessions
20-IV-2011 | Accessions Singapore and Gabon accepted by the Czech Republic
18-IV-2011 | Accessions Singapore and Gabon accepted by Argentina
6-IV-2011 | Accession Andorra
1-IV-2011 | Accessions Singapore and Gabon accepted by Greece
30-III-2011 | Accessions Singapore and Gabon accepted by New Zealand
29-III-2011 | Ukraine accepts accessions of Albania, Armenia, San Marino and Seychelles
17-III-2011 | Accession Singapore accepted by the Bahamas
15-III-2011 | Germany accepts the accession of Singapore
9-II-2011 | Sweden: contact details Central Authority
2-II-2011 | Italy: contact details Central Authority
31-I-2011 | Denmark: contact persons Central Authority
6-I-2011 | Denmark: contact details Central Authority
5-I-2011 | Nicaragua: contact details Central Authority
4-I-2011 | Singapore: designation of Central Authority
4-I-2011 | Singapore: response to Standard Questionnaire for newly acceding States
10-XII-2010 | Ukraine : contact details Central Authority
1-XII-2010 | Nicaragua: contact details Central Authority
1-XII-2010 | Georgia: contact persons at the Central Authority
29-IX-2010 | Argentina: contact details Central Authority
29-IX-2010 | Panama: contact details Central Authority
29-IX-2010 | Hungary: contact details Central Authority
27-IX-2010 | Brazil: contact details Central Authority
10-IX-2010 | Uruguay: contact details Central Authority
9-IX-2010 | Belgium: contact persons of the Central Authority
8-IX-2010 | New Zealand: contact details Central Authority
3-IX-2010 | Armenia: contact details Central Authority
13-VIII-2010 | Portugal: contact details Central Authority 
12-VIII-2010 | Serbia: contact details Central Authority
10-VIII-2010 | Cyprus: acceptance of various accessions
27-VII-2010 | Denmark: contact details Central Authority
26-VII-2010 | United Kingdom (Scotland): contact details Central Authority
17-VI-2010 | Turkey: contact details Central Authority
8-VI-2010 | Norway: Central Authority contact persons
4-VI-2010 | Further acceptances of accession Morocco
1-VI-2010 | Israel: contact details Central Authority
25-V-2010 | Accession Morocco accepted by the Czech Republic, Latvia and Finland
11-V-2010 | France accepts various accessions
23-IV-2010 | Australia: contact details Central Authority NSW
22-IV-2010 | United Kingdom: contact details Scotland
21-IV-2010 | Malta: contact details of the Central Authority
14-IV-2010 | United Kingdom: contact details Central Authority Northern Ireland
6-IV-2010 | Morocco: accession accepted by Israel and the Netherlands
17-III-2010 | Fiji: modification of Central Authority
9-III-2010 | Morocco: accession + designation Central Authority
5-III-2010 | Czech Republic: contact details Central Authority
22-I-2010 | Romania: contact details Central Authority
21-I-2010 | Australia: contact persons at the Commonwealth Central Authority
20-I-2010 | Netherlands: contact information Central Authority
19-I-2010 | Australia: acceptance of accessions Armenia, Dominican Republic and San Marino
19-I-2010 | Ireland: accepts accession of Seychelles
5-I-2010 | Turkey: acceptance of various accessions
5-I-2010 | FYR of Macedonia: acceptance of accession Monaco