Date Type Item Conventions (incl. Protocols and Principles)
2024-07-23 News Vacancy: FINANCE / HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT (full-time maternity leave replacement)
2024-07-23 News Vacancy: Dynamic and qualified Office Manager (Full-Time)
2024-07-23 Authorities Ireland - Central Authority
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2024-07-23 Publications: Judicial and other conferences Fifth Conference on the HCCH Children’s Conventions as Bridges between Civil/Common Law and Islamic Law, Valletta, Malta, 24-27 September 2024
  • 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]
2024-07-23 Publications: Judicial and other conferences Fourth Malta Conference on Cross-Frontier Child Protection and Family Law
  • 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]
2024-07-23 Publications: Judicial and other conferences List of Judicial and other conferences 1998-2024
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-07-22 Publications: Judicial and other conferences Second Meeting of Government Experts. Inter-American Program of Cooperation for the Prevention and Remedy of Cases of International Abduction of Children by one of their Parents, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19-21 September 2007
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-07-18 Authorities Egypt - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2024-07-18 Authorities El Salvador - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-07-18 Authorities Canada - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-07-17 Publications: Conferences, Seminars & Workshops Forum on Domestic Violence and the Operation of Article 13(1)(b) of the 1980 Child Abduction Convention
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-07-17 Authorities Venezuela - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-07-17 Authorities Venezuela - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-07-17 Authorities Venezuela - Central Authority (Art. 2)
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2024-07-17 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]
2024-07-17 Authorities Venezuela - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-07-17 Authorities Germany - Central Authorities
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-07-17 Authorities Honduras - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2024-07-16 Authorities Russian Federation - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-07-16 Publications: Tables on Costs  State responses to Tables on Costs associated with Intercountry Adoption
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-07-16 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]
2024-07-16 Publications: Statistics  Statistics - State responses
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-07-15 Publications: Working Groups Working Group on the Financial Aspects of Intercountry Adoption (2023 onwards)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-07-15 Authorities Peru - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2024-07-15 Authorities Portugal - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-07-15 Authorities Switzerland - competent authorities (Art. 15, 16, 17)
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2024-07-15 Authorities Barbados - Central Authority (Art. 2)
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2024-07-15 Authorities Barbados - Central Authority & pratical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2024-07-12 News Meeting of the Special Commission (SC) on the Practical Operation of the 1965 Service, 1970 Evidence, and 1980 Access to Justice Conventions
2024-07-12 Publications: Special Commission meetings Special Commission on the practical operation of the 1965 Service, 1970 Evidence and 1980 Access to Justice 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]
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice [29]
2024-07-11 Authorities Morocco - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2024-07-11 Authorities Morocco - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2024-07-11 Authorities Morocco - Central Authority (Art. 2) & practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2024-07-11 Authorities Morocco - 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]
2024-07-11 Authorities Morocco - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-07-09 Authorities Croatia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-07-09 Authorities Croatia - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2024-07-09 Authorities Croatia - Central Authority (Art. 2) and practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2024-07-05 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]
2024-07-05 Publications: Special Commission meetings Eighth Special Commission meeting (October 2023)
  • 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]
2024-07-05 Authorities Dominican Republic - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2024-07-04 Authorities United States of America - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-07-04 Publications: Country Profiles  State responses
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-07-03 News Third Meeting of the Working Group established to complete the Country Profile and work on the draft Cooperation Request Recommended Model Form for 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]
2024-07-03 News Albania ratifies the 2005 Choice of Court Convention and the 2007 Maintenance Obligations Protocol
  • Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements [37]
  • Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations [39]
2024-07-01 News Entry into force of Spanish as an additional official language of the HCCH
2024-07-01 News 2005 Choice of Court Convention enters into force for Moldova
  • Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements [37]
2024-07-01 News 1993 Adoption Convention enters into force for Angola
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-06-28 News First Working Meeting of the Experts’ Group on Central Bank Digital Currencies
2024-06-28 News The United Kingdom ratifies the 2019 Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2024-06-27 News Forum on Domestic Violence and the Operation of Article 13(1)(b) of the 1980 Child Abduction Convention
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-06-27 Authorities Mauritius - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-06-26 Authorities Ireland - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2024-06-26 Authorities Ireland - Central Authority (Art. 29) / competent authority (Art. 44)
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
2024-06-26 Authorities Ireland - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-06-25 Authorities Bulgaria - accredited bodies (Arts 10 and 11)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-06-25 Authorities France - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-06-25 Authorities Kazakhstan - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-06-17 News Forum on Domestic Violence and the Operation of Article 13(1)(b) of the 1980 Child Abduction Convention
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-06-17 Authorities Viet Nam - foreign accredited bodies (Art. 12)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-06-17 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]
2024-06-17 Authorities Viet Nam - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-06-17 News Second Meeting of the Working Group established to complete the Country Profile and work on the draft Cooperation Request Recommended Model Form for 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]
2024-06-17 Authorities Georgia - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2024-06-17 Authorities Georgia - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2024-06-17 Authorities Georgia - Central Authority (Art. 2) and practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2024-06-14 News First Working Meeting of the Digital Tokens Project
2024-06-13 Authorities Brazil - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice [29]
2024-06-13 Authorities Brazil - Central Authority (Art. 2) and practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2024-06-12 Authorities Canada - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-06-11 News Third Meeting of the Working Group on the Financial Aspects of Intercountry Adoption
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-06-10 Authorities Romania - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-06-10 Authorities El Salvador - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2024-06-07 Authorities United Kingdom - competent authority (Art. 18, 24)
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2024-06-06 Authorities Brazil - foreign accredited bodies (Art. 12)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-06-06 Authorities Brazil - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-06-06 News Ireland ratifies the 2000 Protection of Adults Convention
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2024-06-05 Authorities Croatia - Transmitting Authorities (Art. 4, 16)
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice [29]
2024-06-05 News 1961 Apostille Convention enters into force for Rwanda
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-06-03 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses received
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2024-06-03 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses received
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2024-06-03 Publications: Country Profiles Country Profile
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2024-05-31 News First meeting of the Working Group established to complete the Country Profile and work on the draft Cooperation Request Recommended Model Form for 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]
2024-05-27 Publications: Country Profiles  State Responses
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2024-05-22 News First Meetings of the Working Groups (WGs) on the Practical Handbooks and Country Profiles for the 1965 Service and 1970 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]
2024-05-22 News Kick-off Meeting of the Digital Tokens Project
2024-05-15 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses received
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice [29]
2024-05-15 News Georgia ratifies the 2007 Child Support Convention and 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]
2024-05-15 News Kick-off Meeting of the Experts’ Group on Central Bank Digital Currencies
2024-05-14 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Questionnaire of December 2022
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2024-05-14 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses received
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2024-04-24 Publications: e-APP 13th International Forum on the e-APP
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-04-24 Publications: e-APP e-APP - International Fora and Regional Meetings Archive (2005-2021)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-04-24 Publications: e-APP 12th International Forum on the e-APP
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-04-19 News Second Meeting of the Working Group on Parentage / Surrogacy
2024-04-17 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]
2024-04-11 Publications: Mediation Central Contact Points for international family mediation
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-04-03 News Pre-registration for the Forum on Domestic Violence and the Operation of Article 13(1)(b) of the 1980 Child Abduction Convention now open for all interested delegates and experts
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-03-28 Publications: Statistics Statistics for receiving States and States of origin – Blank Forms for completion by States
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-03-21 News El Salvador accedes to the 1965 Service Convention and the Dominican Republic accedes to the 1965 Service and 2007 Child Support Conventions
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2024-03-19 News Moldova accedes to the 2005 Choice of Court Convention
  • Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements [37]
2024-03-18 News Angola accedes to the 1993 Adoption Convention
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-03-14 Publications: Conferences, Seminars & Workshops HCCH CODIFI Conference
  • Convention of 1 July 1985 on the Law Applicable to Trusts and on their Recognition [30]
  • Convention of 5 July 2006 on the Law Applicable to Certain Rights in Respect of Securities held with an Intermediary [36]
  • Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts [40]
2024-03-11 News CGAP 2024 – Conclusions & Decisions now available!
2024-03-05 News Publication of the HCCH 2023 Annual Report
2024-02-28 Publications: Model Forms Recommended Model Forms for use under the 1993 Adoption Convention
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-02-28 News The 2007 Child Support Convention enters into force for Azerbaijan
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2024-02-27 News Publication of the Recommended Model Forms for use under the 1993 Adoption Convention
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-02-19 Publications: e-APP 10th International Forum on the e-APP
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-02-19 Publications: e-APP 7th International Forum on the e-APP - Announcements
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-02-19 Publications: e-APP 9th International Forum on the e-APP
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-02-19 Publications: e-APP e-APP for Europe Project - First Regional Meeting, Helsinki
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-02-19 Publications: e-APP e-APP for Europe Project - Second Regional Meeting, Prague
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-02-19 Publications: e-APP e-APP for Europe Project - Third Regional Meeting, Paris
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-02-19 Publications: e-APP electronic Apostille Program - Explanatory documents
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-02-14 Publications: Statistics Statistics based on data provided by receiving States, compiled by Professor Selman (February 2024)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-02-13 News Albania signs the 2005 Choice of Court Convention and the 2007 Maintenance Obligations Protocol
  • Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements [37]
  • Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations [39]
2024-02-06 Publications: Special Commission meetings First meeting of the Special Commission on the practical operation of the 2000 Protection of Adults Convention
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
2024-02-05 News Sixth Meeting of the Working Group on Jurisdiction
2024-02-02 News Fifth Meeting of the International Transfer of Maintenance Funds Experts’ Group
  • 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]
2024-02-01 News Child Support Convention enters into force for Canada
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2024-01-30 News Second Meeting of the Working Group on the Financial Aspects of Intercountry Adoption
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-01-29 Publications: Tables on Costs Tables on costs assiocated with Intercountry Adoption
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-01-12 News The United Kingdom signs the 2019 Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2024-01-12 News Cabo Verde 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]
2024-01-11 News Apostille Convention enters into force for Canada
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-01-10 News First official messages exchanged through iSupport
  • 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]
2024-01-02 News Service Convention enters into force for Paraguay
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2023-12-13 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Questionnaire of December 2022
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2023-12-13 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Questionnaire of December 2022
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice [29]
2023-12-12 Publications: e-APP Implementation chart of the e-APP
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2023-12-01 News Service Convention enters into force for Singapore
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2023-11-24 News First Meeting of the Working Group on Parentage / Surrogacy
2023-11-21 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Questionnaire in preparation of the Experts’ Group meeting of 29 to 31 January 2024 on international transfer of maintenance funds (Prel. Doc. No 11A of November 2023)
  • 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]
2023-11-21 Publications: Miscellaneous Protection Orders
2023-11-21 Publications: Miscellaneous Cohabitation outside marriage
2023-11-21 Publications: Miscellaneous Family agreements involving children
2023-11-16 News Child Support Convention enters into force for Botswana
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2023-11-09 Publications: Model Forms Mandatory Model Form
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on International Access to Justice [29]
2023-11-09 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses to the Standard Questionnaire for newly acceding States
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2023-11-08 News Apostille Convention enters into force for the People’s Republic of China
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2023-11-01 News Canada ratifies and Kyrgyzstan accedes to the Child Support Convention
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2023-10-19 News Eighth Meeting of the Special Commission on the Practical Operation of the 1980 Child Abduction Convention and the 1996 Child Protection Convention
  • 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]
2023-10-17 News 25th Anniversary of the International Hague Network of Judges
2023-10-10 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses to the Questionnaire of January 2023
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2023-10-09 News Second Meeting of the HCCH-UNIDROIT Digital Assets and Tokens Joint Project
2023-10-08 News 25th anniversary of the HCCH website
2023-10-05 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses to the Questionnaire of October 2022
  • 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]
2023-08-04 Publications: Country Profiles Country Profile - 1980 Child Abduction Convention (revised – 2023 version)
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2023-07-27 Publications: Special Commission meetings Seventh Special Commission meeting (October 2017)
  • 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]