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Conclusion of the XIXth Diplomatic Session

13-12-2002

PRESS RELEASE - LEGAL New Hague Convention increases legal certainty for cross-border securities transactions The Hague, 13 December 2002 – For the financial markets, the exposures involved in cross-border securities transactions are extremely la [details »]


Secretary General of Hague Conference on private international law visits Hungary

17-11-2002

From 17-19 November 2002, the Secretary General of the Hague Conference on private international law, Mr Hans van Loon, paid an official visit to Budapest.Mr Van Loon met with the President of the Republic of Hungary, Dr Ferenc Mádl, at the Houses of [details »]


Switzerland becomes 50th State Party to the Intercountry Adoption Convention.

24-09-2002

On 24 September 2002, Switzerland deposited its instrument of ratification to the Hague Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption, thus bringing the total number of Contracting States to [details »]


Morocco ratifies the 1996 Protection of Children Convention

22-08-2002

On 22 August 2002, Morocco deposited with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands its instrument of ratification of the Hague Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-ope [details »]


Albania joins the Hague Conference

04-06-2002

On Tuesday, 4 June 2002, Albania, after having been admitted as a new Member State, accepted the Statute of the Hague Conference and has thus become the 61st Member State of the Organisation. Albania was already a Party to the Hague Convention on int [details »]


Sixty Member States for the Hague Conference

29-05-2002

On Wednesday, 29 May 2002, Panama, after having been admitted as a new Member State, accepted the Statute of the Hague Conference and has thus become the 60th Member State of the Organisation. Panama was already a Party to the Hague Conventions on [details »]


South Africa accepts Hague Conference Statute

14-02-2002

On Thursday, 14 February 2002, South Africa, after having been admitted as a new Member State, accepted the Statute of the Hague Conference and has thus become the 59th Member State of the Organisation. South Africa was already a Party to the Hague [details »]


Guatemala accedes to 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention

06-02-2002

On 6 February 2002, Guatemala acceded to the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. The Convention, which now has 71 States Parties, will enter into force for Guatemala on 1 May 2002. [details »]


New Zealand accepts Hague Conference Statute

05-02-2002

By Note dated 5 February 2002, the Embassy of New Zealand at The Hague informed the depositary of the Hague Conventions, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, that it had accepted the Hague Conference Statute. New Zealand is the fifty-e [details »]


Slovenia signs and ratifies the 1993 Intercountry Adoption Convention

24-01-2002

On 24 January 2002, Slovenia signed and ratified the Hague Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption, thus bringing the total number of Contracting States to thirty-three. The Convention [details »]