Date Type Item Conventions (incl. Protocols and Principles)
2020-11-30 Authorities United Kingdom - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-11-30 Authorities Canada - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-11-30 Publications: Country Profiles Canada Country Profile
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-11-30 Publications: Special Commission meetings First meeting of the Special Commission on the practical operation of the 2007 Child Support Convention and on the 2007 Maintenance Obligations Protocol
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
  • Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations [39]
2020-11-27 Authorities Chile - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-11-27 Authorities Costa Rica - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-11-26 Publications: Special Commission meetings Special Commission of 2021
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-24 Authorities Saint Kitts and Nevis - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-24 Authorities Saint Kitts and Nevis - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-24 News HCCH a|Bridged – Edition 2019: Publication now available!
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-11-23 Authorities Slovakia - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-11-23 Authorities Slovakia - competent authority (Art. 40)
  • 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]
2020-11-23 Authorities Slovakia - Central Authority (Art. 29)
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2020-11-23 Authorities Slovakia - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-11-23 Authorities Slovakia - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-23 Publications: Bibliography On Intellectual Property Right Provisions in the Draft Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-23 Publications: Bibliography The Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments (Draft) and China’s Countermeasure – A Summary on the Fourth Judicial Forum of Great Powers
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-23 Publications: Bibliography Commentary and Outlook on the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-23 Publications: Bibliography Das Haager Anerkennungs- und Vollstreckungsübereinkommen von 2019 und die internationale Anerkennungszuständigkeit
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-23 Publications: Bibliography Further Discussion on the Drafts of the Hague Convention on Jurisdiction and Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters and Considerations from Chinese Perspective
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-23 Publications: Bibliography Indirect International Jurisdiction in the Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judments of 2019 (Part 1)
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-23 Publications: Bibliography The Relevance and Problems of the Hague Convention of July 2, 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Ratification by the Russian Federation
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-23 Publications: Bibliography A comparison of the recognition and enforcement of foreign decisions under the 1958 New York Convention and the 2019 Hague Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-23 Publications: Bibliography Implications of the 2019 Hague Convention on the Enforcement of Judgments of the Singapore International Commercial Court
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-23 Publications: Bibliography On the Interpretation and Application of the Cost of Proceedings Provision under the Hague Judgment Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-23 Publications: Bibliography On the Common Courts Provision under the Draft Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-23 Publications: Bibliography The Convention of the Hague of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition of Foreign Sentences: Approaches and Comments
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-23 Publications: Bibliography 2019 Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-23 Publications: Bibliography On the Jurisdiction over Intellectual Property in the Draft Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-23 Publications: Bibliography The 2005 Hague Choice of Court and the 2019 Hague Judgments Conventions versus the New York Convention – Rivals, Alternatives or Something Else?
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-23 Publications: Bibliography La circolazione delle decisioni a livello globale: il progetto di convenzione della Conferenza dell’Aia per il riconoscimento e l’esecuzione delle sentenze straniere
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-23 Publications: Translations Translations of the 2015 Principles
  • Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts [40]
2020-11-19 News Fourth meeting of the Experts’ Group on Jurisdiction
2020-11-19 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]
2020-11-19 Authorities Slovakia - Transmitting Authorities (Art. 4, 16)
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice [29]
2020-11-19 Authorities Slovakia - Central Authority (Art. 3, 16)
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice [29]
2020-11-19 Authorities Slovakia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-11-19 Authorities Slovakia - Competent Authority (Art. 9)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-11-19 Authorities Slovakia - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-11-19 Authorities Slovakia - competent authority (Art. 16, 17, 18)
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-11-19 Authorities Slovakia - Central Authority (Art. 2) and practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-11-19 Authorities Slovakia - 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]
2020-11-19 Authorities Slovakia - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2020-11-19 Publications: Statistics Statistics - State responses
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-19 Publications: Preparatory work 22nd Diplomatic Session
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-18 Authorities China - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-17 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses > Responses to Questionnaire on the practical operation of the 1993 Adoption Convention
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-17 Authorities China - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-12 News Vice President of the Republic of Ecuador visits the Permanent Bureau
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-12 Authorities Slovenia - Central Authority (Art. 29)
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2020-11-12 Authorities Cambodia - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-12 Authorities Slovenia - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-11-12 Authorities Honduras - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-11 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses > 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]
2020-11-10 Publications: Country Profiles Country Profiles - State responses
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-10 Publications: Translations Translations of the 1970 Evidence Convention
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-11-10 Publications: Translations Translations of the 1965 Service Convention
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-11-10 Publications: Model Forms Model Form annexed to the Convention (Request, Certificate, Summary with Warning)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-11-10 Authorities Honduras - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-10 Authorities Viet Nam - Central Authority (Art. 2)
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-11-10 Authorities San Marino - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-10 Authorities United States of America - accredited bodies (Art. 13, 22.3)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-10 Authorities Mauritius - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-11-09 Publications: Preparatory work Meetings of the Special Commission (2016-2018)
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-04 News Saint Kitts and Nevis accedes to the Adoption Convention
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-04 Authorities Republic of Korea - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-11-04 Authorities Hungary - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-04 Authorities Hungary - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-04 Publications: Bibliography Between National Interests and Global Business: China’s Possible Reservations to the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements
  • Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements [37]
2020-11-04 Publications: Bibliography The 1971 and 2019 Hague Judgments Conventions: Compared and Whether China Would Change Its Attitude Towards The Hague
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-11-04 Authorities Venezuela - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-04 Authorities Venezuela - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-11-04 Authorities Venezuela - Central Authority (Art. 2)
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-11-04 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]
2020-11-04 News Jamaica accedes to the Apostille Convention
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-11-04 Authorities Jamaica - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-11-03 News HCCH a|Bridged – Edition 2020: Registration now open!
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-11-03 Authorities El Salvador - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-11-03 Authorities El Salvador - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-10-30 News Costa Rica accedes to the 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]
2020-10-30 Publications: HCCH Publications Practical Handbook on the Operation of the Service Convention
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-10-30 Publications: HCCH Publications 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]
2020-10-30 Publications: HCCH Publications Guide to Good Practice Child Abduction Convention: Part VI - Article 13(1)(b)
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-10-29 News Publication of the Explanatory Report on the Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-10-29 Publications: Statistics Statistics based on data provided by 25-27 receiving States, compiled by Professor Selman (20 December 2019)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-10-28 Publications: HCCH Publications Explanatory Report on the 2019 HCCH Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-10-27 News Save the Date: HCCH a|Bridged Edition 2020
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-10-27 Authorities Canada - accredited bodies (Art. 13)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-10-27 Authorities Serbia - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-10-27 Authorities Serbia - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-10-27 Authorities Paraguay - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-10-26 Authorities Canada - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-10-26 Authorities Madagascar - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-10-26 Authorities Madagascar - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-10-26 Authorities Serbia - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-10-25 News 40th Anniversary of the Child Abduction and Access to Justice Conventions
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice [29]
2020-10-23 News Serbia ratifies the Child Support Convention
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-10-21 News Nicaragua becomes 86th Member of the HCCH
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2020-10-21 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]
2020-10-21 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses > Responses to the Questionnaire on recognition of domestic adoptions
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-10-21 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses > Responses to the Questionnaire of October 2014
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-10-21 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]
2020-10-21 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses > Responses to the Questionnaire of July 2014
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-10-21 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]
2020-10-21 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses > Analysis of the responses to the 2019 Questionnaire on possible topics and format for the Fifth Meeting of the Special Commission to review the practical operation of the 1993 Adoption Convention (Prel. Doc. 2 of December 2019)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-10-20 Publications: Status tables Arbitration centres
  • Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts [40]
2020-10-19 Publications: Miscellaneous Miscellaneous News Items regarding the Judgments Project
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-10-19 Publications: Preparatory work Overview of the Judgments Project
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-10-19 Publications: Preparatory work The originating proposal
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-10-19 Publications: Preparatory work Response to the preliminary draft convention (2000-2001)
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-10-19 Publications: Preparatory work Preparation of a preliminary draft convention (1997-1999)
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-10-19 Publications: Preparatory work Preliminary work (1992-1996)
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-10-19 News Seventh meeting of the Experts’ Group on Parentage / Surrogacy
2020-10-09 News Third Meeting of the Experts’ Group on the Tourists and Visitors (ODR) Project
2020-10-01 News Service Convention enters into force for the Philippines
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-09-30 News Belgium ratifies the Protection of Adults Convention
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2020-09-28 News United Kingdom joins 2005 Choice of Court and 2007 Child Support Conventions
  • 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]
2020-09-22 News Explanatory Report on the HCCH Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-09-16 News Serbia signs the 2007 Child Support Convention
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-09-14 News Service Convention enters into force for Austria
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-08-12 News e-APP Progress in Five Contracting Parties
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-07-31 News Marshall Islands accedes to the Service Convention
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-07-15 News Austria ratifies the Service Convention
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-07-15 News Meeting of the Working Group on Preventing and Addressing Illicit Practices in Intercountry Adoption
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-07-03 News Toolkit for the HCCH 1980 Child Abduction Convention in Times of COVID-19
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-07-02 News First Anniversary of the Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-06-23 News Apostille Convention enters into force for Palau
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2020-05-04 News HCCH COVID-19 Toolkit
2020-05-04 News Video Message from the Secretary General: COVID-19
2020-05-04 News The Evidence Convention enters into force for Viet Nam
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-05-01 News Child Protection Convention enters into force for Barbados
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2020-04-18 News 2007 Child Support Convention enters into force for Nicaragua
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-04-16 News Guide on Use of Video-Link under Evidence Convention
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2020-04-01 News Adoption Convention enters into force for the Republic of the Congo
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2020-03-09 News Council on General Affairs and Policy – Conclusions & Decisions
2020-03-09 News Publication of the Guide to Good Practice under the Child Abduction Convention: Part VI – Article 13(1)(b)
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2020-03-09 News The 2007 Child Support Convention enters into force for Guyana
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2020-03-04 News New Members, new requests and new accessions
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2020-03-03 News Available now: The Collection of instruments of the HCCH – 9th Edition
2020-02-21 News Third meeting of the Experts’ Group on Jurisdiction
2020-02-20 News Annual Report of the HCCH 2019
2020-02-03 News The Service Convention enters into force for Nicaragua
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2020-01-13 News The Protection of Adults Convention – 20th Anniversary
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2020-01-06 News New Volume of The Judges’ Newsletter (Summer-Fall 2019)
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2019-12-19 News Congo: A new Contracting Party to the Adoption Convention and a 154th connected State to the HCCH!
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2019-12-09 News North Macedonia signs 3 HCCH Conventions and 1 Protocol
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
  • Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements [37]
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
  • Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations [39]
2019-12-02 News The Child Protection Convention enters into force for Guyana and Nicaragua
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2019-11-27 News New Zealand signs the HCCH 2007 Child Support Convention
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2019-11-22 News Austria signs the HCCH Service Convention
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2019-11-22 News International Seminar on the Protection of Children on the Move and Kafala
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]