28: Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

Entry info force: 1-XII-1983


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Last update: 22-IV-2016
Number of Contracting States to this Convention: 94

Members of the Organisation

States S 1 R/A/S2 Type3 EIF4 EXT5 Auth6 Res/D/N7
Albania 4-V-2007 A* 1-VIII-2007 1 Res 26
Andorra 6-IV-2011 A* 1-VII-2011 1 Res 24,26
Argentina 28-I-1991 19-III-1991 R 1-VI-1991 1 D
Armenia 1-III-2007 A* 1-VI-2007 1 Res 24,26
Australia 29-X-1986 29-X-1986 R 1-I-1987 1 D
Austria 12-V-1987 14-VII-1988 R 1-X-1988 1
Belarus 12-I-1998 A* 1-IV-1998 1 Res 26
Belgium 11-I-1982 9-II-1999 R 1-V-1999 1
Bosnia and Herzegovina 23-VIII-1993 Su 6-III-1992 1
Brazil 19-X-1999 A* 1-I-2000 1 Res 24
Bulgaria 20-V-2003 A* 1-VIII-2003 1 Res 26,42
Burkina Faso 25-V-1992 A* 1-VIII-1992 1
Canada 25-X-1980 2-VI-1983 R 1-XII-1983 13 1 D,Res 6,26,40,42
Chile 23-II-1994 A* 1-V-1994 1 D 3
China, People's Republic of C 2 D,N 26
Costa Rica 9-XI-1998 A* 1-II-1999 1
Croatia 23-IV-1993 Su 1-XII-1991 1
Cyprus 4-XI-1994 A* 1-II-1995 1
Czech Republic 28-XII-1992 15-XII-1997 R 1-III-1998 1 Res 26
Denmark 17-IV-1991 17-IV-1991 R 1-VII-1991 1 Res 24,26,39
Ecuador 22-I-1992 A* 1-IV-1992 1
Estonia 18-IV-2001 A* 1-VII-2001 1 Res 24,26
Finland 25-V-1994 25-V-1994 R 1-VIII-1994 1 Res 24,26
France 25-X-1980 16-IX-1982 R 1-XII-1983 1 Res,D 24,26,39
Georgia 24-VII-1997 A* 1-X-1997 1
Germany 9-IX-1987 27-IX-1990 R 1-XII-1990 1 D,Res 24,26
Greece 25-X-1980 19-III-1993 R 1-VI-1993 1 Res 24,26
Hungary 7-IV-1986 A* 1-VII-1986 1
Iceland 14-VIII-1996 A* 1-XI-1996 1 Res 24,26
Ireland 23-V-1990 16-VII-1991 R 1-X-1991 1
Israel 4-IX-1991 4-IX-1991 R 1-XII-1991 1 Res 26
Italy 2-III-1987 22-II-1995 R 1-V-1995 1
Japan 24-I-2014 24-I-2014 R 1-IV-2014 1 Res 24,26
Korea, Republic of 13-XII-2012 A* 1-III-2013 1 D,Res 24,26,42
Latvia 15-XI-2001 A* 1-II-2002 1 Res 24
Lithuania 5-VI-2002 A* 1-IX-2002 1 Res 24,26
Luxembourg 18-XII-1984 8-X-1986 R 1-I-1987 1 Res 26
Malta 26-X-1999 A* 1-I-2000 1
Mauritius 23-III-1993 A* 1-VI-1993 1 Res 26
Mexico 20-VI-1991 A* 1-IX-1991 1
Monaco 12-XI-1992 A* 1-II-1993 1 Res 26
Montenegro 1-III-2007 Su 3-VI-2006 1
Morocco 9-III-2010 A* 1-VI-2010 1
Netherlands 11-IX-1987 12-VI-1990 R 1-IX-1990 1 1 D,Res 26
New Zealand 31-V-1991 A* 1-VIII-1991 1 Res 24,26
Norway 9-I-1989 9-I-1989 R 1-IV-1989 1 Res 24,26
Panama 2-II-1994 A* 1-V-1994 1 Res 26
Paraguay 13-V-1998 A* 1-VIII-1998 1
Peru 28-V-2001 A* 1-VIII-2001 1
Philippines 16-III-2016 A* 1-VI-2016 1 D
Poland 10-VIII-1992 A* 1-XI-1992 1 Res 26
Portugal 22-VI-1982 29-IX-1983 R 1-XII-1983 1
Republic of Moldova 10-IV-1998 A* 1-VII-1998 1 Res 26
Romania 20-XI-1992 A* 1-II-1993 1
Russian Federation 28-VII-2011 A* 1-X-2011 1 Res 26
Serbia 29-IV-2001 Su 27-IV-1992 1
Singapore 28-XII-2010 A* 1-III-2011 1 Res 24,26
Slovakia 28-XII-1992 7-XI-2000 R 1-II-2001 1 Res 26
Slovenia 22-III-1994 A* 1-VI-1994 1
South Africa 8-VII-1997 A* 1-X-1997 1 Res 24,26
Spain 7-II-1986 16-VI-1987 R 1-IX-1987 1
Sri Lanka 28-IX-2001 A* 1-XII-2001 1 Res 24,26
Sweden 22-III-1989 22-III-1989 R 1-VI-1989 1 Res 26
Switzerland 25-X-1980 11-X-1983 R 1-I-1984 1
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 20-IX-1993 Su 1-XII-1991 1
Turkey 21-I-1998 31-V-2000 R 1-VIII-2000 1 Res 26
Ukraine 2-VI-2006 A* 1-IX-2006 1 D
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 19-XI-1984 20-V-1986 R 1-VIII-1986 7 1 N,Res 26,39
United States of America 23-XII-1981 29-IV-1988 R 1-VII-1988 1 Res 24,26
Uruguay 16-XI-1999 A* 1-II-2000 1
Venezuela 16-X-1996 16-X-1996 R 1-I-1997 1 Res 26
Zambia 26-VIII-2014 A* 1-XI-2014 1

Non-Member States of the Organisation

States S 1 R/A/S2 Type3 EIF4 EXT5 Auth6 Res/D/N7
Bahamas 1-X-1993 A* 1-I-1994 1
Belize 22-VI-1989 A* 1-IX-1989 1 Res 24,26
Colombia 13-XII-1995 A* 1-III-1996 1
Dominican Republic 11-VIII-2004 A* 1-XI-2004 1
El Salvador 5-II-2001 A* 1-V-2001 1 D,Res 3,26
Fiji 16-III-1999 A* 1-VI-1999 1
Gabon 6-XII-2010 A* 1-III-2011
Guatemala 6-II-2002 A* 1-V-2002 1 Res 24,26
Guinea 7-XI-2011 A* 1-II-2012 1
Honduras 20-XII-1993 A* 1-III-1994 1 Res 26
Iraq 21-III-2014 A* 1-VI-2014
Kazakhstan 3-VI-2013 A* 1-IX-2013 1 Res 26
Lesotho 18-VI-2012 A* 1-IX-2012 1
Nicaragua 14-XII-2000 A* 1-III-2001 1
Saint Kitts and Nevis 31-V-1994 A* 1-VIII-1994 1 Res 26
San Marino 14-XII-2006 A* 1-III-2007 1 D 26
Seychelles 27-V-2008 A* 1-VIII-2008 1
Thailand 14-VIII-2002 A* 1-XI-2002 1 Res 24
Trinidad and Tobago 7-VI-2000 A* 1-IX-2000 1
Turkmenistan 29-XII-1997 A* 1-III-1998 1
Uzbekistan 31-V-1999 A* 1-VIII-1999 1 Res 26
Zimbabwe 4-IV-1995 A* 1-VII-1995 1 Res 26

1) S = Signature
2) R/A/Su = Ratification, Accession or Succession
3) Type = R: Ratification;

A: Accession;
A*: Accession giving rise to an acceptance procedure; click on A* for details of acceptances of the accession;
C: Continuation;
Su: Succession;
Den: denunciation;
4) EIF = Entry info force
5) EXT = Extensions of application
6) Authorities per Convention = Designation of Authorities
7) Res/D/N = Reservations, declarations or notifications