1993 Hague Adoption Convention enters into force for Benin

On 1 October 2018, the Hague Convention of 29 May 1993 on the Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (hereinafter the “1993 Hague Convention”) entered into force for Benin, following the signature and deposit of its instrument of ratification on 28 June 2018. The 1993 Hague Convention currently has 99 Contracting Parties. 

The 1993 Hague Convention is the first Hague Convention to which Benin has become a Party. More information is available on the Adoption Section of the Hague Conference website.