European Union signs and ratifies 2007 Hague Protocol; Albania accedes to two Hague Conventions

On 8 April 2010, during the Council on General Affairs of the Hague Conference, the Hague Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations was signed and ratified by the European Union. 

On the same occasion, Albania acceded to the Hague Conventions of 1 March 1954 on civil procedure and of 1 February 1971 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters.

photographer: Peter de Ruig