Date Type Item Conventions (incl. Protocols and Principles)
2020-02-20 News Vacancy at the Permanent Bureau: Two Legal Officers (full-time)
2020-02-20 News Annual Report of the HCCH 2019
2020-02-20 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1978 Hague Matrimonial Property Regimes Convention
  • Convention of 14 March 1978 on the Law Applicable to Matrimonial Property Regimes [25]
2020-02-20 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Dixième session (1964) - Séances plénières - Divorce [Plenary sessions - Divorce]
2020-02-19 Authorities Mauritius - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-19 Authorities Germany - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-19 Authorities Ecuador - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-19 Authorities Sweden - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-19 Authorities Slovenia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-19 Publications: Bibliography The operation of the Apostille Convention - now and into the future / Le fonctionnement de la Convention Apostille – maintenant et dans le futur
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-19 Publications: Country Profiles Country Profiles - State responses
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-02-19 Authorities Belgium - accredited bodies (Art. 13)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-02-19 Authorities Viet Nam - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2020-02-19 Authorities Georgia - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-02-19 Authorities Georgia - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-02-19 Publications: Country Profiles Evidence Country Profile - State Responses
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-02-19 Authorities Israel - Competent Authority (Art. 6, 18)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-02-19 Authorities Israel - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-02-19 Authorities Israel - competent authority (Art. 16, 17)
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-02-19 Authorities Israel - Central Authority (Art. 2) and practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-02-18 Publications: Country Profiles Canada Country Profile
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-02-18 Authorities Canada - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-02-18 Authorities Dominican Republic - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Betreuungsrechtliche Genehmigungserfordernisse zur Veräuflerung von Immobilien ñ Internationale Zuständigkeit und anwendbares Recht (EuGH, S. 235)
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography The impact of the Hague Conventions on European family law
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Kollisionsrechtliche Probleme bei Vorsorgevollmachten
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Current issues in the protection of adults from the perspective of Private International Law
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Protection of Vulnerable Adults : Study European Added Value Assessment
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Towards the Global Implementation of the 2000 Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Fragility Of Cross-Border Adult Protection : The Difficult Interplay Of Private International Law With Substantive Law
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Service of process (documents) in international civil and commercial proceedings: critical review of the Chinese approach
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Civil procedure service of process by mail permitted by article 10(a) of the Hague Service Convention
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Novos desenvolvimentos na cooperação jurídica em matéria civil e comercial
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography The Service of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in the European Union
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Neuerungen im deutschen IZVR durch das Gestez zur Änderung von Vorschriften im Bereich des Internatonalen Privat- und Zivilverfahrensrechts
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Effecting Service on Foreign Defendants
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Will the Supreme Court Finally Resolve an Almost 30-Year Split among Circuits on Service of Process Abroad under the Hague Service Convention
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Have You Been Served? International Service of Process by Registered Mail
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Challenges of Electronic Taking of Evidence: Old Problems in a New Guise and New Problems in Disguise
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography e-Justice in the Netherlands: the Rocky Road to Digitised Justice
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography International Developments : the 1996 Hague Convention on the Protection of Children - a Fresh Appraisal
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography El Convenio de La Haye de 1996 sobre protección internacional de niños y sy interrelación con el Convenio de La Haye de 1980 sobre sustracción de niños
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Protecting Children across Borders: the Interaction between the CRC and the Hague Children's Conventions
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Cuestiones complejas en los procesos de restitución internacional de nin̄os en Latinoamérica
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography La Convention de La Haye de 1996
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Child and Family Law Quarterly. Special Issue: Brexit and Family Law
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Private International Law concerning Children in the UK after Brexit: comparing Hague Treaty Law with EU Regulations
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography What are the Implication of the Brexit Vote for the Law on International Child Abduction?
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Das deutsche internationale Kindschaftsrecht : internationale, europäische und innerstaatliche Regelungen und ihre Konkurrenzen
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Innovations of the 2007 Hague Maintenance Protocol
  • Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations [39]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography The Potential of the 2007 Child Support Convention: Addressing Global Poverty and Supporting Economic Rights
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Argentina's Regulation of Maintenance Obligations: Implementation of the 2007 Hague Convention
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Developing an Electronic Case Management and Communication System for the 2007 Hague Child Support Convention and 2009 EU Maintenance Regulation: The iSupport Project
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-02-18 Publications: Bibliography Child Support in Kazakhstan: Case for Accession to the 2007 Hague Maintenance Convention
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-02-18 Authorities Palau - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-13 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Table on costs assiocated with Intercountry Adoption
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-02-12 Authorities Spain - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2020-02-12 Authorities Croatia - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2020-02-11 Publications: Bibliography Das Verhaltnis von Haager Unterhaltsprotokoll (2007) und Haager Unterhaltubereinkommen (1973): Lex Posterior Derogate Legi Priori?
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
  • Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations [39]
2020-02-11 Publications: Bibliography Enabling the Apostille Convention to grow from strength to strength: the electronic Apostille Program (e-APP)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-11 Publications: Bibliography Maintenance and child support in private international law
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-02-11 Publications: Bibliography The impact of the Hague Conventions on European family law
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-02-11 Publications: Bibliography The 2007 Hague Maintenance Convention: the Experience from Europe
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-02-11 Publications: Bibliography L'autonomie de la volonté dans les relations familiales internationales
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-02-11 Publications: Bibliography Ten Things Practitioners Should Know about the Hague Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-02-11 Authorities Canada - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-02-11 Authorities Nicaragua - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-02-11 Authorities Hungary - Central Authority
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-02-11 Authorities Norway - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-02-11 Authorities Latvia - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-02-11 Authorities Cyprus - Central Authority
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-02-07 Authorities United States of America - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-07 Authorities Honduras - foreign accredited bodies (Art. 12)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-02-05 Publications: Country Profiles Country Profiles for receiving States and States of origin - Questionnaire
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-02-04 Authorities Colombia - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-02-04 Authorities Colombia - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-02-04 Authorities Sweden - Central Authority (Art. 2) and practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-02-04 Authorities Austria - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-04 Authorities Tunisia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-04 Authorities Hungary - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-04 Authorities Montenegro - Competent Authorities (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-04 Authorities Poland - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-04 Authorities Japan - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-04 Authorities Estonia - Competent Authorities (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-04 Authorities Barbados - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-04 Authorities Australia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-04 Authorities Finland - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-04 Authorities Azerbaijan - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-02-03 Authorities Malta - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-02-03 Publications: Special Commission meetings Special Commission of 2021
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-02-03 News The Service Convention enters into force for Nicaragua
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-01-31 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Responses to the Questionnaire of August 2019
  • Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations [39]
2020-01-31 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Responses to the Questionnaire of August 2019
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-01-27 Authorities United Kingdom - competent authority (Art. 18, 24)
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-01-27 Authorities United Kingdom - Central Authority (Art. 2) and practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-01-27 Authorities United Kingdom - Other Authorities (Art. 18)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-01-27 Authorities Poland - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-01-27 Authorities Malta - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-01-24 Publications: HCCH Publications The Judges' Newsletter on International Child Protection - Vol. XXIII / Winter 2018-Spring 2019
2020-01-24 Authorities Germany - Central Authorities
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-01-24 Authorities Germany - accredited bodies (Art. 13)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-01-24 Authorities Malta - accredited bodies (Art. 13)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-01-22 Authorities United Kingdom - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-01-13 News The Protection of Adults Convention – 20th Anniversary
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2020-01-06 News New Volume of The Judges’ Newsletter (Summer-Fall 2019)
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2019-12-19 News Congo: A new Contracting Party to the Adoption Convention and a 154th connected State to the HCCH!
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-12-09 News North Macedonia signs 3 HCCH Conventions and 1 Protocol
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
  • Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements [37]
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
  • Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations [39]
2019-12-02 News The Child Protection Convention enters into force for Guyana and Nicaragua
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2019-11-27 News New Zealand signs the HCCH 2007 Child Support Convention
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2019-11-22 News Austria signs the HCCH Service Convention
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2019-11-22 News International Seminar on the Protection of Children on the Move and Kafala
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2019-11-20 News 30th Anniversary of the UNCRC
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
  • Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations [39]
2019-11-06 News Sixth meeting of the Experts’ Group on Parentage / Surrogacy
2019-11-04 News iSupport – new EU grant
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2019-10-25 News Palau accedes to the Apostille Convention
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-10-22 News Now available: C&R of the 11th e-APP Forum
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-10-22 News Available now: When Private International Law Meets Intellectual Property – A Guide for Judges
2019-10-08 News HCCH a|Bridged Edition 2019: Registration now open!
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2019-10-01 News 1980 Child Abduction Convention enters into force for Barbados
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-09-27 News Updated Agenda: 11th International Forum on the e-APP
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-09-23 News Meeting of the Experts’ Group on International Transfer of Maintenance Funds
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2019-08-27 News Impressive progress with the e-APP in Argentina, Bolivia, the Philippines and Latvia
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-08-19 News Programme now available: Inaugural global conference on the Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2019-07-29 News Nicaragua accedes to the 1965 Service Convention
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2019-07-19 News Vacancy at the Permanent Bureau: Administrative Assistant (legal) (full-time (40 hours))
2019-07-19 News Barbados accedes to the Child Abduction and Child Protection Conventions
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2019-07-08 News It’s done: the 2019 HCCH Judgments Convention has been adopted!
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2019-07-07 News Registration is open: 11th International Forum on the e-APP
2019-07-01 News 1993 Intercountry Adoption Convention enters into force for Honduras
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-07-01 News Child Protection Convention enters into force for Paraguay
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2019-06-18 News Gamechanger for cross-border litigation in civil and commercial matters to be finalised in the Hague
2019-06-14 News The 2007 Child Support Convention enters into force for Kazakhstan
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2019-06-07 News Vacancy at the Permanent Bureau: Legal Officer (full-time)
2019-06-03 News 1965 Service Convention enters into force for Brazil
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2019-06-03 News 1993 Intercountry Adoption Convention enters into force for Guyana
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-05-23 News Meeting of the Working Group on Preventing and Addressing Illicit Practices in Intercountry Adoption
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-05-21 News HCCH Child Abduction Convention: Practice of Application, Minsk, Belarus
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-05-21 News HCCH and the World Justice Forum – Committing to Justice for All
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2019-05-14 News Apostille Convention enters into force for Philippines
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-05-10 News Volume XXIII of the Judges’ Newsletter (Winter 2018-Spring 2019)
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2019-05-01 News The Child Abduction Convention enters into force in Guyana
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-04-29 News The Evidence Convention enters into force for Nicaragua
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2019-04-18 News Nicaragua accedes to the 2007 Child Support Convention
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2019-04-18 News Apostille Convention enters into force for Guyana
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-04-05 News African Regional Conference on the HCCH Children’s Conventions
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2019-04-04 News International Symposium on Family Mediation in Singapore
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2019-04-04 News Save the date: 11th International Forum on the e-APP
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-04-01 News Child Protection Convention entered into force for Fiji
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2019-03-27 News Available now: Practical Handbook on the Operation of the 1996 HCCH Child Protection Convention in all official languages of the EU
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2019-03-12 News Council on General Affairs and Policy