Preliminary Documents:

  • Prel. Doc. No 1 of October 2018 - Judgments Project: Report on the Special Commission meeting of May 2018 and next steps
  • Prel. Doc. No 2 A of October 2018 - Report of the Experts’ Group on the Parentage / Surrogacy Project (meeting from 25 to 28 September 2018)
  • Prel. Doc. No 2 B of February 2019 - Report of the Experts’ Group on the Parentage / Surrogacy Project (meeting of 28 January – 1 February 2019)
  • Prel. Doc. No 3 of October 2018 - Report of the Experts’ Group on the Co-operation and Access to Justice for International Tourists (Tourism Project)
  • Prel. Doc. No 4 of January 2019 - Revised draft Practical Guide: Cross-border recognition and enforcement of agreements reached in the course of family matters involving children
  • Prel. Doc. No 5 of January 2019 - WIPO-HCCH Guide on “When Private International Law meets Intellectual Property Law – A Guide for Judges” (version 2)
  • Prel. Doc. No 6 of January 2019 - Report on post-Convention assistance activities (1 January – 31 December 2018) (version 2)
  • Prel. Doc. No 7 of February 2019 - Revised draft Guide to Good Practice on Article 13(1)(b) of the 1980 Convention
  • Prel. Doc. No 8 of December 2018 - Draft Guide to Good Practice on the Use of Video-Link under the Evidence Convention
  • Prel. Doc. No 9 of January 2019 - Use of Information Technology in the Transmission of Requests under the Service and Evidence Conventions
  • Prel. Doc. No 10 of December 2018 - Planning for a first meeting of the Special Commission to review the practical operation of the 2007 Child Support Convention and the 2007 Maintenance Obligations Protocol (June 2020)
  • Prel. Doc. No 11 of December 2018 - Research in advance of a possible Experts’ Group on international transfers of maintenance funds
  • Prel. Doc. No 12 of December 2018 - Report on the cross-border recognition of domestic adoptions
  • Prel. Doc. No 13 of February 2019 - Draft Budget and Explanatory Notes for Financial Year 1 July 2019 – 30 June 2020 (FY LXV) dated 31 January 2019 - Available on the Secure Portal only
  • Prel. Doc. No 14 of January 2019 - Voluntary Contributions Report (1 January – 31 December 2018)
  • Prel. Doc. No 15 of February 2019 - Report from the Working Group to consider the future procedure for appointing Secretaries General of the HCCH - Available on the Secure Portal only
  • Prel. Doc. No 16 of February 2019 - Report on the development of a new Strategic Plan - Available on the Secure Portal only
  • Prel. Doc. No 17 of February 2019 - Framework for Regional Presence - Available on the Secure Portal only
  • Prel. Doc. No 18 of February 2019 - Report from the Working Group on the Rules of Procedure of the HCCH - Available on the Secure Portal only
  • Prel. Doc. No 19 of February 2019 - Resource allocation of the Permanent Bureau - Available on the Secure Portal only
  • Prel. Doc. No 20 of January 2019 - Report on the activities of the Regional Offices in Latin America and the Caribbean and the Asia Pacific (1 January – 31 December 2018)
  • Prel. Doc. No 22 of January 2019 - Update on the Proceedings of the HCCH
  • Prel. Doc. No 23 of December 2018 - Production of Minutes for meetings - Available on the Secure Portal only
  • Prel. Doc. No 24 of February 2019 - Reinstating the statutory “rhythm” in a new context – should the HCCH resume the four-year cycle for the holding of Diplomatic Sessions by revisiting their possible format and purpose? - Available on the Secure Portal only
  • Prel. Doc. No 25 of January 2019 - Planning for a possible meeting of the Special Commission to review the practical operation of the Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults
  • Prel. Doc. No 26 of January 2019 - Procedural steps of a Diplomatic Session leading to the adoption of a new HCCH Convention – prepared for the 2019 (22nd) Diplomatic Session leading to the HCCH Judgments Convention

Information Documents:

  • Info. Doc. No 1 of February 2019 - Overview of Conventions and other instruments drawn up under the auspices of UNCITRAL, UNIDROIT and the Hague Conference on Private International Law
  • Info. Doc. No 2 of February 2019 - Letter of interest of Singapore to host a Fourth Meeting of the International Hague Network of Judges (IHNJ)
  • Info. Doc. No 3 of February 2019 - Comments from the International Association of Judicial Officers (UIHJ) pertaining to Prel. Doc. No 8 of December 2018, "Draft Guide to Good Practice on the Use of Video- Link under the Evidence Convention", and Prel. Doc. No 9 of January 2019, "Use of Information Technology in the Transmission of Requests under the Service and Evidence Conventions"