Date Type Item Conventions (incl. Protocols and Principles)
2020-09-16 News Serbia signs the 2007 Child Support Convention
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-09-15 Authorities Hungary - Central Authority
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-09-15 Authorities Hungary - Central Authority (Art. 2) and practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-09-15 Authorities Hungary - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-09-15 Authorities Hungary - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2020-09-15 Authorities Spain - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-09-15 Authorities Spain - Central Authority (Art. 29)
  • 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]
2020-09-15 Authorities Spain - Central Authority (Art. 3, 16)
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice [29]
2020-09-15 Authorities Spain - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-09-15 Authorities Spain - competent authority (Art. 8)
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-09-15 Authorities Spain - competent authority (Art. 9)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-09-15 Publications: Bibliography Las pensiones alimentarias, su fijación y cobro en el plano internacional. Propuestas para su agilización
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-09-15 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Responses to Questionnaire on the practical operation of the 1993 Adoption Convention
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-09-14 News Service Convention enters into force for Austria
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-09-10 Authorities Monaco - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-09-10 Authorities Colombia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-09-10 Authorities Australia - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-09-10 Authorities Australia - competent authorities (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-09-08 Authorities Norway - Central Authority (Art. 29)
  • 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]
2020-09-08 Authorities Norway - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-09-04 Authorities Slovakia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-09-04 Authorities United Kingdom - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-09-04 Authorities United Kingdom - Central Authority (Art. 29)
  • 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]
2020-09-03 Publications: Bibliography The Hague Jurisdiction Project – what options for The Hague Conference?
2020-09-02 Publications: HCCH Publications Proceedings of the Twenty-First Session (2007) - Applicable law / Miscellaneous matters
2020-09-02 Publications: HCCH Publications Proceedings of the Twenty-First Session (2007) - Child support (Part 2)
2020-09-02 Publications: HCCH Publications Proceedings of the Twenty-First Session (2007) - Child support (Part 1)
2020-09-01 Authorities United Kingdom - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-09-01 Authorities United States of America - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-08-31 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses State reponses to Table on Costs associated with Intercountry Adoption
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-08-31 Authorities Peru - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-08-31 Authorities Peru - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-08-31 Authorities India - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-08-31 Publications: Bibliography An Evaluation of 2 July 2019 Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters / 2 Temmuz 2019 Tarihli Yabancı Mahkeme Kararlarının Tanınması ve Tenfizine Ilişkin Lahey Anlaşmasının Değerlendirilmesi
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-08-27 Authorities Australia - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-08-27 Authorities United States of America - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-08-26 Authorities Australia - Central Authority (Art. 2) and practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-08-26 Publications: HCCH Publications The Judges’ Newsletter on International Child Protection - Vol. XXIV / Summer-Fall 2019
2020-08-26 Authorities Uruguay - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-08-26 Authorities Korea, Republic of - Competent Authorities (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-08-26 Authorities Slovenia - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-08-25 Authorities United Kingdom - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-08-25 Authorities United Kingdom - competent authority
  • Convention of 2 October 1973 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Decisions Relating to Maintenance Obligations [23]
2020-08-24 Publications: Special Commission meetings First meeting of the Special Commission on the practical operation of the 2007 Child Support Convention and on the 2007 Maintenance Obligations Protocol
  • 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]
2020-08-20 Authorities Argentina - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2020-08-20 Authorities Finland - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-08-20 Authorities Finland - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-08-20 Authorities Venezuela - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-08-20 Publications: Experts Groups 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]
  • Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations [39]
2020-08-19 Authorities Marshall Islands - Competent Authority (Art. 9)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-08-19 Authorities Marshall Islands - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-08-19 Authorities Marshall Islands - Central Authority (Art. 2, 18)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-08-19 Authorities Austria - Competent Authorities (Art. 9)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-08-19 Authorities Austria - Competent Authorities (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-08-19 Authorities Austria - Central Authority (Art. 2)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-08-19 Authorities Dominican Republic - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-08-18 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]
2020-08-18 Authorities India - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-08-17 Authorities Bulgaria - accredited bodies (Art. 13)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-08-17 Authorities Costa Rica - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-08-17 Authorities Costa Rica - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-08-17 Authorities Ecuador - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2020-08-13 Publications: Bibliography The Hague Judgments Convention: A View from Singapore
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-08-12 News e-APP Progress in Five Contracting Parties
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-08-10 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Survey on the HCCH Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts
2020-08-10 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Responses to the 2020 Survey
2020-08-10 Authorities Latvia - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-08-04 Authorities Austria - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-08-04 Publications: Practical operation documents Table reflecting the applicability of Articles 8(2), 10(a)(b) and (c), 15(2) and 16(3)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-08-04 Publications: Statistics Statistics - State responses
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-08-04 Publications: Bibliography The HCCH Judgments Convention and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments pertaining to a State
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-08-04 Publications: Bibliography Unification and Division: Immovable Property Issues under the HCCH Judgement Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-08-04 Publications: HCCH Publications When Private International Law Meets Intellectual Property Law - A Guide for Judges
2020-07-31 News Marshall Islands accedes to the Service Convention
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-07-20 Publications: Working Groups 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]
2020-07-20 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]
2020-07-16 Publications: Bibliography Completing a long-awaited puzzle in the landscape of cross-border recognition and enforcement of judgments: An overview of the HCCH 2019 Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-07-16 Publications: Bibliography Erläuterungen zum Haager Übereinkommen vom 15. November 1965 über die Zustellung gerichtlicher und außergerichtlicher Schriftstücke im Ausland in Zivil- und Handelssachen
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-07-15 News Austria ratifies the Service Convention
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-07-15 Publications: Bibliography Comments on First Case which Choice of Court Convention has been applied around the World
  • Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements [37]
2020-07-15 Publications: Bibliography To Establish an International Legal System for Global Circulation of Court Judgments:
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-07-15 Publications: Bibliography Comment on Key Issues Concerning Hague Judgment Convention in 2019
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-07-15 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]
2020-07-07 Publications: Acceptances of accessions Spreadsheet showing acceptances of accessions to the Evidence Convention
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-07-06 Publications: Acceptances of accessions Spreadsheet showing acceptances of accessions to the Child Abduction Convention
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-07-03 News Toolkit for the HCCH 1980 Child Abduction Convention in Times of COVID-19
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-07-02 News First Anniversary of the Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-07-02 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]
2020-06-29 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]
2020-06-29 Publications: Statistics Twenty years of the Hague Convention: a Statistical Review (presentation by Peter Selman)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-06-29 Publications: Statistics Statistics based on data provided by 25-27 receiving States, compiled by Professor Selman (20 December 2019)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-06-29 Publications: Statistics Statistics for receiving States and States of origin – Blank Forms for completion by States
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-06-23 News Apostille Convention enters into force for Palau
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-06-10 Publications: Bibliography The 2019 Hague Judgments Convention: its Conclusion and the Road Ahead
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-06-04 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Responses to the Questionnaire of August 2019
  • Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations [39]
2020-06-04 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Responses to the Questionnaire to assess the need to convene a possible meeting of the Special Commission in 2022 to review the practical operation of the Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2020-05-27 Publications: Bibliography 22nd Diplomatic Session of the Hague Conference and the Convention on foreign judgments: first reflections on the advantages for Brazil of their adoption
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-05-27 Publications: Bibliography A nova era dos litígios internacionais
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-05-27 Publications: Bibliography The International Obligation of the Uniform and Autonomous Interpretation of Private Law Conventions: Consequences for Domestic Courts and International Organisations
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-05-27 Publications: Bibliography Judgments Convention: Application to Governments
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-05-27 Publications: Bibliography Article 14 of the Judgments Convention: The Essential Reaffirmation of the Non-discrimination Principle in a Globalized Twenty-First Century
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-05-27 Publications: Bibliography The Public Policy Exception Under the New 2019 HCCH Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-05-27 Publications: Bibliography Notification as a Ground for Refusal
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-05-27 Publications: Bibliography Consumer Protection Under the HCCH 2019 Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-05-27 Publications: Bibliography Submission as a Jurisdictional Basis and the HCCH 2019 Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-05-27 Publications: Bibliography The Exclusion of Privacy Matters from the Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-05-27 Publications: Bibliography The Judgments Convention: Some Open Questions
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-05-27 Publications: Bibliography Jurisdiction and Judgments Recognition at the Hague Conference: Choices Made, Treaties Completed, and the Path Ahead
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-05-25 Publications: Model Forms Recommended Model Form
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-05-04 News HCCH COVID-19 Toolkit
2020-05-04 News Video Message from the Secretary General: COVID-19
2020-05-04 News The Evidence Convention enters into force for Viet Nam
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-05-01 News Child Protection Convention enters into force for Barbados
  • 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]
2020-04-18 News 2007 Child Support Convention enters into force for Nicaragua
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-04-16 News Guide on Use of Video-Link under Evidence Convention
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-04-01 News Adoption Convention enters into force for the Republic of the Congo
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-03-09 News Council on General Affairs and Policy – Conclusions & Decisions
2020-03-09 News Publication of the Guide to Good Practice under the Child Abduction Convention: Part VI – Article 13(1)(b)
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-03-09 News The 2007 Child Support Convention enters into force for Guyana
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-03-04 News New Members, new requests and new accessions
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-03-03 News Available now: The Collection of instruments of the HCCH – 9th Edition
2020-02-21 News Third meeting of the Experts’ Group on Jurisdiction
2020-02-20 News Annual Report of the HCCH 2019
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]
2020-01-13 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 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 HCCH 2019 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]