Adoption Convention enters into force for Botswana

Today, 1 March 2023, the Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (1993 Adoption Convention) entered into force for the Republic of Botswana following the deposit of its instrument of accession on 14 November 2022.

The 1993 Adoption Convention currently has 105 Contracting Parties. More information on this Convention is available on the Adoption Section of the HCCH website.

Although not yet a Member of the HCCH, Botswana is a Contracting Party to six HCCH Conventions.