Date Type Item Conventions (incl. Protocols and Principles)
2020-01-20 Authorities Guatemala - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-01-16 Publications: Practical operation documents Report on the work of the Special Commission on the operation of the Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-01-16 Publications: Practical operation documents Report on the work of the Special Commission of May 1985 on the operation of the Hague Evidence Convention
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-01-16 Publications: Practical operation documents Report on the work of the Special Commission of April 1989 on the operation of the Hague Service and Evidence Conventions
  • 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]
2020-01-16 Authorities Guatemala - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-01-16 Publications: Bibliography The CICC: An Endeavour towards the Internationalization and Modernization of Chinese Courts
  • Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements [37]
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-01-14 Publications: HCCH Publications The Judges’ Newsletter on International Child Protection - Vol. XXIV / Summer-Fall 2019
2020-01-13 News The Protection of Adults Convention – 20th Anniversary
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Proceedings of the Special Commission of a diplomatic character (1999) - Protection of adults
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Proceedings of the Eighteenth Session (1996) - Protection of children
  • 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]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Proceedings of the Eighteenth Session (1996) - Miscellaneous matters
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Proceedings of the Seventeenth Session (1993) - Miscellaneous matters - Centenary
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Proceedings of the Seventeenth Session (1993) - Adoption co-operation
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Proceedings of the Sixteenth Session (1988) - Succession to estates, applicable law
  • Convention of 1 August 1989 on the Law Applicable to Succession to the Estates of Deceased Persons [32]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Proceedings of the Sixteenth Session (1988) - Miscellaneous matters
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Proceedings of the Extraordinary Session (1985) - Diplomatic Conference on the law applicable to sales contracts
  • Convention of 22 December 1986 on the Law Applicable to Contracts for the International Sale of Goods [31]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Proceedings of the Fifteenth Session (1984) - Trusts, applicable law and recognition
  • Convention of 1 July 1985 on the Law Applicable to Trusts and on their Recognition [30]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Proceedings of the Fifteenth Session (1984) - Miscellaneous matters
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Quatorzième session (1980) - Miscellaneous matters - Consumer sales
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Quatorzième session (1980) - Child Abduction
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Quatorzième session (1980) - Judicial co-operation
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice [29]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Treizième session (1976) - Agency
  • Convention of 14 March 1978 on the Law Applicable to Agency [27]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Treizième session (1976) - Miscellaneous matters
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Treizième session (1976) - Matrimonial property regimes
  • Convention of 14 March 1978 on the Law Applicable to Matrimonial Property Regimes [25]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Treizième session (1976) - Marriage
  • Convention of 14 March 1978 on Celebration and Recognition of the Validity of Marriages [26]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Douzième session (1972) - Obligations alimentaires [Maintenance obligations]
  • Convention of 2 October 1973 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Decisions Relating to Maintenance Obligations [23]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Douzième session (1972) - Responsabilité du fait des produits [Products liability]
  • Convention of 2 October 1973 on the Law Applicable to Products Liability [22]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Douzième session (1972) - Matières diverses / Administration des successions [Miscellaneous matters / Administration of estates]
  • Convention of 2 October 1973 Concerning the International Administration of the Estates of Deceased Persons [21]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Onzième session (1968) - Matières diverses [Miscellaneous matters]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Onzième session (1968) - Divorce [Divorce]
  • Convention of 1 June 1970 on the Recognition of Divorces and Legal Separations [18]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Onzième session (1968) - Obtention des preuves [Taking of evidence abroad]
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Onzième session (1968) - Accidents de la circulation routière [Traffic accidents]
  • Convention of 4 May 1971 on the Law Applicable to Traffic Accidents [19]
2020-01-10 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]
2020-01-10 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]
2020-01-10 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]
2020-01-10 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]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Dixième session (1964) - Séances plénières - Divorce [Plenary sessions - Divorce]
2020-01-10 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]
2020-01-10 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]
2020-01-10 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]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Actes et documents de la Neuvième session (1960) - Matières diverses [Miscellaneous matters]
2020-01-10 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]
2020-01-10 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]
2020-01-10 Publications: HCCH Publications Proceedings of the Twentieth Session (2005) - Miscellaneous matters
2020-01-09 Publications: HCCH Publications HCCH International Family Law Briefings
  • 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]
2020-01-09 Publications: HCCH Publications Information document on the UNCITRAL Draft Legislative Guide on Insolvency and Questionnaire in relation to the law applicable to insolvency proceedings
2020-01-09 Publications: HCCH Publications Outline of the Insolvency Project
2020-01-09 Publications: HCCH Publications Responses to the Questionnaire in relation to the law applicable to insolvency proceedings
2020-01-09 Publications: HCCH Publications Overview of conventions and other instruments drawn up under the auspices of UNCITRAL, Unidroit and the Hague Conference on Private International Law
2020-01-09 Publications: HCCH Publications HCCH International Family Law Briefings, September 2014
2020-01-09 Publications: HCCH Publications HCCH International Family Law Briefings, June 2014
2020-01-09 Publications: HCCH Publications HCCH International Family Law Briefings, December 2013
2020-01-09 Publications: HCCH Publications HCCH International Family Law Briefings, October 2013
2020-01-07 Authorities United Kingdom - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
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]
2019-12-19 Authorities Congo - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-12-19 Authorities Congo - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-12-18 Authorities San Marino - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-17 Authorities Tajikistan - Competent Authority
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-17 Authorities Luxembourg - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-17 Authorities Hungary - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-13 Authorities Panama - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2019-12-13 Authorities Barbados - 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]
2019-12-13 Authorities Barbados - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-12-13 Authorities Germany - Central Authority (Art. 2, 24) and practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2019-12-13 Authorities Germany - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2019-12-11 Authorities United Kingdom - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2019-12-10 Authorities Brunei Darussalam - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-10 Authorities Switzerland - Central Authority
  • 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]
2019-12-04 Authorities El Salvador - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-12-04 Authorities Ecuador - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-12-04 Authorities Lithuania - 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]
2019-12-04 Authorities Lithuania - 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]
2019-12-04 Authorities Lithuania - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-12-04 Authorities Panama - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-12-02 Authorities Andorra - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-12-02 Authorities United Kingdom - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-02 Authorities Philippines - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-02 Authorities Guatemala - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-02 Authorities Saint Kitts and Nevis - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-02 Authorities Nicaragua - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-02 Authorities Georgia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-02 Authorities Mongolia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-02 Authorities Lithuania - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-02 Authorities Colombia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-02 Authorities Australia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-02 Authorities Armenia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-02 Authorities Argentina - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2019-12-02 Authorities South Africa - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
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]
2019-11-28 Authorities Bahamas - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
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]
2019-11-25 Authorities Viet Nam - accredited bodies
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-11-25 Authorities Viet Nam - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-11-25 Authorities Viet Nam - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-11-25 Authorities China - Central Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-11-25 Authorities China - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
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 Authorities Mexico - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-11-20 Authorities Venezuela - Central Authority (Art. 2)
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2019-11-20 Authorities Venezuela - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2019-11-20 Authorities Venezuela - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2019-11-20 Authorities Venezuela - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-11-20 Authorities Bolivia - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
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]
2019-11-13 Authorities Korea, Republic of - Competent Authorities (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
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
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]