Date Type Item Conventions (incl. Protocols and Principles)
2019-09-17 Publications: Statistics Denmark: annual adoption statistics 2005-2017
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-09-17 Authorities Denmark - competent authorities (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-09-17 Authorities France - accredited bodies (Art. 13)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-09-10 News Vacancy at the Permanent Bureau : Legal Consultant
2019-09-10 Authorities Netherlands - Central Authority (Art. 3, 16)
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice [29]
2019-09-06 Authorities Netherlands - 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]
2019-09-05 Authorities Netherlands - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-09-05 Publications: HCCH Publications Guide to Good Practice Child Abduction Convention: Part IV - Enforcement
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-09-04 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]
2019-09-04 Authorities United Kingdom - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-09-04 Authorities Austria - Central Authority
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2019-09-04 Authorities Austria - Central Authority (Art. 29, 45)
  • 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]
2019-09-04 Authorities Austria - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-09-04 Authorities Austria - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2019-09-04 Authorities Austria - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-09-03 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1965 Hague Choice of Court Convention
  • Convention of 25 November 1965 on the Choice of Court [15]
2019-09-03 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1965 Hague Service Convention
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2019-09-03 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1971 Hague Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 1 February 1971 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters [16]
2019-09-02 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1971 Hague Traffic Accidents Convention
  • Convention of 4 May 1971 on the Law Applicable to Traffic Accidents [19]
2019-09-02 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1970 Hague Divorce Convention
  • Convention of 1 June 1970 on the Recognition of Divorces and Legal Separations [18]
2019-09-02 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1970 Hague Evidence Convention
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2019-09-02 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1973 Hague Products Liability Convention
  • Convention of 2 October 1973 on the Law Applicable to Products Liability [22]
2019-09-02 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1973 Hague Administration of Estates Convention
  • Convention of 2 October 1973 Concerning the International Administration of the Estates of Deceased Persons [21]
2019-09-02 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1973 Hague Maintenance Conventions
  • Convention of 2 October 1973 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Decisions Relating to Maintenance Obligations [23]
  • Convention of 2 October 1973 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations [24]
2019-09-02 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1978 Hague Marriage Convention
  • Convention of 14 March 1978 on Celebration and Recognition of the Validity of Marriages [26]
2019-09-02 Authorities Ireland - Central Authority (Art. 29) / competent authority (Art. 44)
  • 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]
2019-09-02 Authorities Ireland - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-09-02 Publications: HCCH Publications Practical Handbook for competent authorities under the 2007 Maintenance Convention and Protocol and 2009 EU Maintenance Regulation
  • 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]
2019-08-30 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1978 Hague Agency Convention
  • Convention of 14 March 1978 on the Law Applicable to Agency [27]
2019-08-30 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]
2019-08-30 Publications: HCCH Publications Report on the preliminary draft Convention on the law applicable to certain consumer sales
2019-08-30 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1980 Hague Access to Justice Convention
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice [29]
2019-08-30 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-08-30 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 2006 Hague Securities Convention
  • Convention of 5 July 2006 on the Law Applicable to Certain Rights in Respect of Securities held with an Intermediary [36]
2019-08-30 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 2005 Hague Choice of Court Agreements Convention
  • Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements [37]
2019-08-30 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1985 Hague Trusts Convention
  • Convention of 1 July 1985 on the Law Applicable to Trusts and on their Recognition [30]
2019-08-30 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1986 Hague Sales Convention
  • Convention of 22 December 1986 on the Law Applicable to Contracts for the International Sale of Goods [31]
2019-08-30 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1989 Hague Succession Convention
  • Convention of 1 August 1989 on the Law Applicable to Succession to the Estates of Deceased Persons [32]
2019-08-30 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1993 Hague Intercountry Adoption Convention
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-08-30 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Dixième session (1964) - Séances plénières - Divorce [Plenary sessions - Divorce]
2019-08-29 Authorities France - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-08-29 Authorities France - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-08-28 Authorities Denmark - competent authority (Art. 44)
  • 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]
2019-08-28 Authorities Denmark - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
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]
2019-08-27 Publications: Country Profiles Nicaragua Country Profile
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-08-26 Publications: Bibliography A critique of the approach of the gulf cooperation council states to choice of court agreements with reference to the 2005 Hague convention on choice of court agreements
  • Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements [37]
2019-08-26 Authorities Greece - Central Authority (Art. 2) and practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2019-08-26 Authorities Monaco - Central Authority (Art. 29) / competent authority (Art. 44)
  • 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]
2019-08-26 Authorities Monaco - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-08-26 Publications: HCCH Publications Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts
  • Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts [40]
2019-08-26 Publications: Translations Translations of the 2015 Principles
  • Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts [40]
2019-08-22 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]
2019-08-22 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]
2019-08-22 Publications: Bibliography Le Brexit et les conventions de La Haye
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2019-08-22 Authorities Madagascar - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-08-22 Authorities Georgia - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-08-22 Authorities Georgia - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-08-22 Authorities Nicaragua - Central Authority (Art. 2)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2019-08-22 Authorities Philippines - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-08-22 Authorities France - Central Authority (Art. 2) and practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2019-08-20 Authorities Peru - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
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]
2019-08-14 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 1996 Hague Child Protection Convention
  • 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]
2019-08-14 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 2000 Hague Protection of Adults Convention
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2019-08-14 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the Hague Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations
  • Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations [39]
2019-08-14 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the Convention 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]
2019-08-14 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Première à la Septième session (1893, 1894, 1900, 1904, 1925, 1928, 1951)
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2019-08-13 Authorities Latvia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-08-13 Authorities Paraguay - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-08-13 Authorities United States of America - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-08-13 Authorities Republic of Korea - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-08-13 Authorities Netherlands - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-08-12 Publications: HCCH Publications Transfrontier Contact Concerning Children – General Principles and Guide to Good Practice
  • 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]
2019-08-12 Publications: HCCH Publications Guide to Good Practice Child Abduction Convention - Mediation
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-08-12 Publications: HCCH Publications Guide to Good Practice Child Abduction Convention: Part III - Preventive Measures
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-08-12 Publications: HCCH Publications Practical Handbook for Caseworkers under the 2007 Child Support Convention
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2019-08-12 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents relatifs à la Huitième session (1956)
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 on the law governing transfer of title in international sales of goods [04]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 on the jurisdiction of the selected forum in the case of international sales of goods [05]
2019-08-12 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Neuvième session (1960) - Matières diverses [Miscellaneous matters]
2019-08-12 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Neuvième session (1960) - Légalisation [Legalisation]
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-08-12 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Neuvième session (1960) - Forme des testaments [Form of wills]
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 on the Conflicts of Laws Relating to the Form of Testamentary Dispositions [11]
2019-08-12 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Neuvième session (1960) - Protection des mineurs [Protection of minors]
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 concerning the powers of authorities and the law applicable in respect of the protection of infants [10]
2019-08-12 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Dixième session (1964) - Adoption
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law and Recognition of Decrees Relating to Adoptions [13]
2019-08-12 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Dixième session (1964) - Notification [Service of process abroad]
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2019-08-12 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Dixième session (1964) - For contractuel [Choice of court]
  • Convention of 25 November 1965 on the Choice of Court [15]
2019-08-12 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Session extraordinaire (1966), Exécution des jugements [Enforcement of judgments]
  • Convention of 1 February 1971 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters [16]
  • Supplementary Protocol of 1 February 1971 to the Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters [17]
2019-08-06 Authorities Azerbaijan - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-08-06 Authorities Japan - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-08-05 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]
2019-08-02 Authorities Venezuela - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-08-02 Authorities Poland - foreign accredited bodies (Art. 12)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-07-30 Authorities Venezuela - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-07-29 Authorities Honduras - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-07-29 Authorities Bolivia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
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]
2019-07-24 Authorities Kazakhstan - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2019-07-24 Authorities Sweden - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-07-24 Authorities Sweden - accredited bodies (Art. 13)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-07-24 Authorities Sweden - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-07-23 Authorities Estonia - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-07-23 Authorities Estonia - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-07-22 Authorities Canada - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-07-22 Authorities United States of America - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2019-07-22 Authorities Brazil - Central Authority (Art. 2)
  • 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
2019-03-08 News Honduras signs and ratifies the Intercountry Adoption Convention and requests Membership in the HCCH
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-03-08 News Guyana accedes to the Intercountry Adoption Convention and the Child Support Convention
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2019-03-05 News Nicaragua accedes to the 1970 Evidence and 1996 Child Protection Conventions
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
  • 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]
2019-02-26 News Annual Report of the HCCH 2018
2019-02-26 News Following Guyana’s accessions, Child Abduction and Child Protection Conventions have 100 and 50 Contracting Parties respectively
  • 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]
2019-02-08 News Fifth meeting of the Experts’ Group on Parentage / Surrogacy
2018-12-14 News Vulnerable adults – An important step forward
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2018-12-03 News Child Abduction Convention enters into force for Cuba
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2018-12-03 News Trusts Convention enters into force for Panama
  • Convention of 1 July 1985 on the Law Applicable to Trusts and on their Recognition [30]
2018-11-29 News Brazil 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]
2018-11-21 News Adoption Convention – Guides to Good Practice Nos 1 and 2 now available in Korean 
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2018-11-15 News Conference of Hague Convention Network Judges celebrating the 20th anniversary of the International Hague Network of Judges
  • 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]
2018-11-01 News The 2000 Protection of Adults Convention enters into force for Cyprus
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2018-10-26 News Caribbean Meeting on International Child Protection – Implementing and Operating the Hague Child Protection 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]
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2018-10-19 News The 2007 Child Support Convention enters into force for Honduras
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2018-10-12 News Fourth meeting of the Experts’ Group on Parentage / Surrogacy
2018-10-01 News 1993 Hague Adoption Convention enters into force for Benin
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2018-09-27 News 6th Meeting of the Working Group on the draft Guide to Good Practice on Article 13(1)(b)
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2018-09-13 News King Willem-Alexander joins HCCH for 125th Anniversary Celebrations
2018-09-12 News 125 YEARS HCCH