Date Type Item Conventions (incl. Protocols and Principles)
2021-10-19 Authorities Czech Republic - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-10-18 News Vacancy at the Permanent Bureau: LIBRARY ASSISTANT (8 to 16 hours per week)
2021-10-15 News First Meeting of the Working Group on Matters Related to Jurisdiction in Transnational Civil or Commercial Litigation
2021-10-15 Authorities Finland - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2021-10-15 Authorities Finland - Transmitting Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice [29]
2021-10-15 Authorities Finland - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2021-10-15 Authorities Finland - Central Authority (Art. 3, 16)
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice [29]
2021-10-15 Authorities Finland - Central Authority (Art. 2) and practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2021-10-15 Authorities Finland - competent authority (Art. 8)
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2021-10-15 Authorities Finland - Central Authority
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2021-10-15 Authorities Finland - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2021-10-15 Authorities Finland - Competent Authority (Art. 9)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2021-10-15 Authorities Finland - 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]
2021-10-15 Authorities Finland - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2021-10-13 Authorities Canada - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2021-10-13 Authorities Ecuador - 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]
2021-10-13 Authorities Ecuador - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2021-10-12 Publications: Country Profiles  State responses to Country Profiles
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2021-10-11 News Meeting of the Special Commission on the Practical Operation of the Apostille Convention
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-10-11 Publications: Special Commission meetings 2021 Special Commission
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-10-08 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]
2021-10-08 Authorities Singapore - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-10-07 Publications: Conferences, Seminars & Workshops HCCH a|Bridged: Innovation in Cross-Border Litigation and Civil Procedure
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2021-10-06 Publications: Model Forms Recommended Model Form (Fillable versions)
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2021-10-06 Publications: Model Forms Letter of Request – Optional Form for Video-Link Evidence
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2021-10-05 Authorities Indonesia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-10-05 Authorities Serbia - 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]
2021-10-05 Authorities Serbia - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2021-10-05 Authorities Serbia - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2021-10-05 Authorities Mexico - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2021-10-05 News Indonesia accedes to the Apostille Convention on its 60th Anniversary
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-10-04 News 12th International Forum on the electronic Apostille Programme
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-10-01 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]
2021-10-01 Authorities Mexico - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2021-09-30 Authorities Romania - 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]
2021-09-30 Authorities Brazil - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2021-09-30 Authorities Brazil - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2021-09-30 Publications: Conferences, Seminars & Workshops HCCH-ABLI 2021 Webinar “HCCH 1970 Evidence Convention and Remote Taking of Evidence by Video-link”
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2021-09-28 Authorities United Kingdom - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-09-27 Authorities Venezuela - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-09-27 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]
2021-09-27 Authorities Venezuela - Central Authority (Art. 2)
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2021-09-27 Authorities Venezuela - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2021-09-27 Authorities Venezuela - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2021-09-27 Authorities Netherlands - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2021-09-27 Authorities Dominican Republic - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-09-27 Authorities Honduras - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-09-23 News Now available in 23 EU languages: 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]
2021-09-22 News iSupport - New successful EU Action Grant application
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2021-09-21 News Fifth meeting of the Experts’ Group on Family Agreements
2021-09-20 Authorities United Kingdom - Central Authority (Art. 2) and practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2021-09-20 Authorities United Kingdom - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2021-09-16 News Costa Rica signs the Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2021-09-16 News Apostille Convention enters into force for Singapore
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-09-15 Publications: Table on Costs  State responses 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Statistics  Statistics - State responses
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Work. Doc. No 34 of 17 June 2004 - Working draft of a Convention on the international recovery of child support and other forms of family maintenance
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 6 of December 2008 - The taking of evidence by video-link under the Hague Evidence Convention
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 9 of May 2004 - Transfer of funds and the use of information technology in relation to the international recovery of child support and other forms of family maintenance
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 8 of May 2004 - Procedures for recognition and enforcement abroad of decisions concerning child support and other forms of family maintenance
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 7 of April 2004 - Working draft of a Convention on the international recovery of child support and other forms of family maintenance
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 5 of October 2003 - Report on the first meeting of the Special Commission on the international recovery of child support and other forms of family maintenance (5-16 May 2003)
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 5 of December 2008 - The application of the Apostille Convention to diplomas including those issued by diploma mills
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 4 of April 2003 - Parentage and International Child Support Responses to the 2002 Questionnaire and an Analysis of the Issues
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 3 of August 2003 - Succinct explanations in preparation of the Special Commission
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 3 of April 2003 - Towards a New Global Instrument on the International Recovery of Child Support and other Forms of Family Maintenance
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 2 of January 1999 - Note on the desirability of revising the Hague Conventions on Maintenance Obligations and including in a new instrument rules on judicial and administrative co-operation
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 1 of September 1995 - Note on the operation of the Hague Conventions relating to maintenance obligations and of the New York Convention on the Recovery Abroad of Maintenance
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 16 of October 2005 - Tentative draft Convention on the international recovery of child support and other forms of family maintenance
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 15 of March 2005 - Report of the Administrative Co-operation Working Group of the Special Commission of April 2005 on the International Recovery of Child Support and other Forms of Family Maintenance
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 14 of March 2005 - Proposal by the Working Group on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 13 of January 2005 - Working draft of a convention on the international recovery of child support and other forms of family maintenance
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 12 of September 2004 - Questionnaire relating to the law applicable to maintenance obligations
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 11 of May 2004 - Application of an instrument on the international recovery of child support and other forms of family maintenance irrespective of the international or internal character of the maintenance claim
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 10 of May 2004 - Administrative and legal costs and expenses under the new Convention on the international recovery of child support and other forms of family maintenance, including legal aid and assistance
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 10 of May 1996 for the attention of the Eighteenth Session - Conclusions of the 1995 Special Commission on the operation of the Hague and New York (1956) Conventions on maintenance obligations
  • Convention of 24 October 1956 on the law applicable to maintenance obligations towards children [08]
  • Convention of 15 April 1958 concerning the recognition and enforcement of decisions relating to maintenance obligations towards children [09]
  • 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]
2021-09-15 Publications: Practical operation documents Prel. Doc. No 10 of December 2008 - The mandatory / non-mandatory character of the Evidence Convention
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2021-09-15 Publications: Country Profiles  State Responses
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2021-09-15 Publications: Country Profiles  State responses
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2021-09-15 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses to the Questionnaire of March 2005
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2021-09-15 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses to the Questionnaire of March 2005 + statistics + organigram
2021-09-15 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses received (2003)
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2021-09-15 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses to the Questionnaire of May 2009
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2021-09-15 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses to the Questionnaire of August 2009
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2021-09-15 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses to the Questionnaire of April 2010
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2021-09-15 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses received (2003)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2021-09-14 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses to the 2006 Questionnaire
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2021-09-14 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses received
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-09-14 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses to the 2004 Questionnaire
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2021-09-13 Authorities Romania - 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]
2021-09-13 Authorities Ecuador - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2021-09-09 News Honduras becomes 90th Member of the HCCH
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2021-09-09 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses to the Questionnaire of August 2019
  • Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations [39]
2021-09-09 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Questionnaire on the practical operation of the 2007 Maintenance Obligations Protocol (Prel. Doc No 2 of August 2019)
  • Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations [39]
2021-09-09 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Questionnaire on the practical operation of the 2007 Child Support Convention (Prel. Doc. No 1 of August 2019)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2021-09-09 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Questionnaire on the feasibility of developing a protocol to the 2007 Child Support Convention to deal with the international recovery of maintenance in respect of vulnerable persons (Prel. Doc. No 1 of May 2009)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2021-09-09 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Questionnaire in preparation of the Experts’ Group meeting of 8 to 11 February 2021 on international transfers of maintenance funds (Prel. Doc. No 11 of October 2020)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2021-09-09 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses to the Questionnaire of October 2020
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2021-09-09 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]
2021-09-09 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses to the Questionnaire of July 2019
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2021-09-07 Authorities Thailand - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2021-09-07 Authorities Poland - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2021-09-07 Authorities Colombia - foreign accredited bodies (Art. 12)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2021-09-07 Authorities Colombia - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2021-09-07 Authorities Colombia - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2021-09-01 News Adoption Convention enters into force for Niger
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2021-08-31 Authorities Mongolia - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2021-08-31 Authorities Mauritius - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-08-30 Authorities Republic of Korea - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2021-08-26 Authorities United Kingdom - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2021-08-24 Authorities Colombia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-08-19 Authorities El Salvador - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-08-18 Authorities Cuba - 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]
2021-08-10 News New Zealand ratifies Child Support Convention
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2021-08-03 News 12th International Forum on the e-APP: Registration now open!
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-08-02 News Child Protection Convention enters into force for Costa Rica
  • 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]
2021-07-30 News Evidence Convention enters into force for Georgia
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2021-07-28 News HCCH|Approach Initiative – Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the 1996 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]
2021-07-27 News Save the Date: HCCH a|Bridged - Edition 2021: Enabling party autonomy with the 2005 Choice of Court Convention
  • Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements [37]
2021-07-09 News Ninth meeting of the Experts’ Group on Parentage / Surrogacy
2021-07-02 News HCCH and GIZ joint project in South East Europe delivers the Explanatory Report on the 2019 Judgments Convention in regional languages 
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2021-07-02 News Apostille Convention enters into force for Jamaica
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-07-01 News Mongolia becomes 89th Member of the HCCH
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2021-06-18 News Georgia accedes to the 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]
2021-05-27 News Niger accedes to the Adoption Convention
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2021-05-21 News HCCH-WIPO Questionnaire on PIL issues in IP dealings
2021-05-12 News Meeting of the Administrative Cooperation Working Group
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2021-05-06 News Meeting of the Experts’ Group on the e-APP and New Technologies
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-04-20 News New Guide for International Commercial Contracts
  • Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts [40]
2021-03-05 News Council on General Affairs and Policy – Conclusions & Decisions now available!
2021-03-03 News CGAP 2021: New Members, requests and signatures
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
  • 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]
2021-03-01 News Publication of the 2020 Annual Report
2021-02-19 News Eighth meeting of the Experts’ Group on Parentage / Surrogacy
2021-02-12 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]
2021-02-05 News Fifth meeting of the Experts’ Group on Jurisdiction
2021-02-01 News Adoption Convention enters into force for Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2021-02-01 News Child Support Convention enters into force for Serbia
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2021-02-01 News Service Convention enters into force for the Marshall Islands
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2021-01-29 News Now available in all EU languages: Practical Handbook on 2007 Child Support Convention, Protocol, and 2009 EU Regulation
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2021-01-28 News Conclusions of the meeting of the Applicable Law Working Group
  • Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations [39]
2021-01-19 News Namibia becomes 87th Member of the HCCH
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2021-01-18 News Singapore accedes to the Apostille Convention
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2021-01-04 News Protection of Adults Convention enters into force for Belgium
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2021-01-04 News Continuing application of the Choice of Court Convention and Child Support Convention for the United Kingdom
  • 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]
2020-12-22 News 4th Edition of the Practical Handbook on the Operation of the Evidence Convention
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-12-22 News Professor William R. Duncan receives Ireland's Presidential Distinguished Service Award
2020-12-18 News Meeting of the Administrative Cooperation Working Group on the Child Support Convention
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-12-15 News Passing away of Professor Dr Alegría Borrás
2020-12-09 News HCCH-WIPO Guide now available in Arabic, Chinese, Russian, and Spanish
2020-12-02 News HCCH a|Bridged – Edition 2020: Livestream
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]