HCCH International Family Law Briefings, December 2013

Recently published: quarterly updates, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents December 2013: Introduction The Hague’s International City of Peace and Justice Missions and related developments in the area of International Family Law Conference...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, October 2013

Recently published: quarterly updates, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents October 2013: Introduction Workshop for East and Southeast Asian States on the 1993 Hague Intercountry Adoption Convention, 27 to 28 March 2013 Intercountry...

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Available Now: Spanish version of Accreditation and Adoption Accredited Bodies: General Principles and Guide to Good Practice

Guide No 2 under the Hague Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption The Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce the recent publication of the final, revised Spanish version of the Guide to Good Practice No 2: Accreditation and Adoption Accredited Bodies: General Principles and Guide to Good Practice. ...

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Just published: Volume XX of the Judges' Newsletter

The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce that volume XX of the Judges' Newsletter has recently been published. The special focus of this volume of the Judges' Newsletter is on the concentration of jurisdiction under the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and other international child...

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The 1993 Hague Intercountry Adoption Convention celebrates its 20th anniversary

The Hague Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (Intercountry Adoption Convention) celebrates its 20th anniversary today. Negotiations on the final text of the Convention were concluded on 29 May 1993, at a Diplomatic Session convened at the Peace Palace in The Hague and attended by 66 countries. For the past 20 years, the...

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The Republic of Korea signs the 1993 Hague Intercountry Adoption Convention

On 24 May 2013, the Republic of Korea signed the Hague Convention of 29 May 1993 on the Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption. The ceremony was held, exceptionally, at the Ministry of General Affairs of the Netherlands. The Republic of Korea was represented by H.E. Mr Young Chin, Minister of Health and Welfare who signed the Convention. The ceremony was also...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, March 2013

Recently published: quarterly updates, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents March 2013: Introduction The 2007 Hague Child Support Convention: an update Entry into Force Caseworker’s Practical Handbook Electronic...

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Workshop for East and Southeast Asian States on the 1993 Hague Intercountry Adoption Convention becomes first Hague Conference event organised for the Asia Pacific through new Regional Office in Hong Kong

The Hague Conference on Private International Law co-organised, with the Governments of Macao and Hong Kong Special Administrative Regions (SAR) of the People’s Republic of China, a Workshop for East and Southeast Asian States on the Hague Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption in Macao SAR from 27 to 28 March 2013. The...

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