Date Type Item Conventions (incl. Protocols and Principles)
2024-02-29 Authorities Singapore - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2024-02-28 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 Publications: Country Profiles  State Responses
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2024-02-27 Authorities Canada - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • 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]
2024-02-26 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]
2024-02-26 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]
2024-02-21 Authorities Estonia - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2024-02-20 Authorities Canada - accredited bodies (Art. 13)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-02-19 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]
2024-02-19 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 12th 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]
2024-02-19 Authorities Norway - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-02-19 Authorities Portugal - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-02-19 Authorities Portugal - 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]
2024-02-19 News Vacancy: PROJECT COORDINATOR (FULL-TIME)
2024-02-16 Authorities Romania - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-02-16 Authorities Romania - competent authority (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-02-15 Authorities Marshall Islands - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • 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]
2024-02-13 Authorities Andorra - Central Authority (Art. 2) and practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2024-02-13 Authorities Andorra - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2024-02-08 Authorities Ireland - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-02-07 Authorities Dominican Republic - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-02-07 Authorities Dominican Republic - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
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
2024-02-05 Authorities United States of America - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-02-05 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]
2024-02-02 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]
2024-02-02 Authorities Saint Lucia - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
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]
2024-01-30 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]
2024-01-30 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]
2024-01-30 Authorities Denmark - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-01-29 Publications: Country Profiles  State responses
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
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]
2024-01-29 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]
2024-01-25 Authorities Denmark - accredited bodies (Arts 10, 11 and 12)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-01-22 Authorities United Kingdom - competent authorities (Art. 23)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-01-22 Authorities United Kingdom - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-01-22 Authorities Panama - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2024-01-22 Authorities Philippines - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-01-18 Authorities Canada - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
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 Authorities Azerbaijan - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2024-01-11 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]
2024-01-10 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]
2024-01-10 Authorities Canada - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-01-09 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]
2024-01-09 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]
2024-01-09 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]
2024-01-09 Authorities Morocco - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-01-09 Authorities Morocco - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
2024-01-08 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]
2024-01-08 Authorities Finland - Central Authority
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2024-01-08 Authorities Thailand - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2024-01-08 Authorities Cabo Verde - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2024-01-08 Authorities Turkmenistan - Central Authority
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
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]
2024-01-02 Authorities United Kingdom - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2023-12-21 Publications: Judicial and other conferences List of Judicial and other conferences 1998-2019
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2023-12-21 Authorities Poland - Central Authority (Art. 2) and practical information
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2023-12-21 Authorities Poland - Central Authority & practical information
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2023-12-19 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]
2023-12-15 Authorities Luxembourg - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2023-12-14 Authorities Hungary - 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]
2023-12-13 Authorities Austria - accredited bodies (Arts 10, 11 and 12)
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
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 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 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]
2023-12-11 Authorities Netherlands - Central Authority (Art. 4)
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2023-12-11 Authorities Israel - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2023-12-06 Authorities Kazakhstan - Central Authority (Art. 2)
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
2023-12-06 Authorities India - National Organ
  • Statute of the Hague Conference on Private International Law [01]
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
2023-11-22 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]
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: 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]
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
2023-10-13 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]
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 Publications: Statistics  Statistics - State responses
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
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
2023-10-06 News Rwanda accedes to the Apostille Convention and applies to become a Member of the HCCH
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
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]
2023-10-03 News Publication of the Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Session of the HCCH
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2023-09-25 News Fifth Meeting of the Working Group on Jurisdiction
2023-09-12 News HCCH celebrates its 130th anniversary
2023-09-05 News Save the Date: CODIFI Edition 2023 - CBDCs
2023-09-01 News Judgments Convention: Entry into force and ratification by Uruguay
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2023-09-01 News Launch of e-Country Profiles project
  • 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 the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
  • Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children [34]
  • Convention of 13 January 2000 on the International Protection of Adults [35]
  • Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance [38]
2023-09-01 News Service Convention enters into force for Azerbaijan
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2023-08-22 News Evidence Convention enters into force for Paraguay
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters [20]
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]
2023-08-01 News Choice of Court Convention enters into force for Ukraine
  • Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements [37]
2023-08-01 News Child Protection Convention enters into force for Cabo Verde
  • 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]
2023-07-27 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]
2023-07-18 News First 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]
2023-07-17 Publications: Practical operation documents Table reflecting the applicability of Articles 8(2), 10(a)(b) and (c), 15(2) and 16(3)
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters [14]
2023-07-14 News Delegation from the Philippines visits the Permanent Bureau of the HCCH
  • 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]
2023-07-13 Publications: Special Commission meetings Sixth Special Commission meeting (Part I, June 2011; Part II, January 2012)
  • 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]
2023-07-05 News Kick-off Meeting of the Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) Project
2023-07-03 News Protection of Adults Convention enters into force for Malta
  • 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]
2023-06-23 News Paraguay 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]
2023-06-21 News Publication of the HCCH Strategic Plan 2023-2028
2023-06-12 News Kick-off Meeting of the HCCH-UNIDROIT Digital Assets and Tokens Joint Project
2023-06-06 News Online Event – 30th Anniversary of the 1993 Adoption Convention
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2023-06-06 News Publication of the Toolkit for 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]
2023-05-30 Publications: Conferences, Seminars & Workshops Online event for the 30th Anniversary of the 1993 Adoption Convention
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2023-05-26 News Georgia signs the Child Support Convention and its 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]
2023-05-16 News Singapore 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]
2023-05-16 News Seminar “Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in the Western Balkan Region: HCCH 2019 Judgments Convention”
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2023-05-16 News North Macedonia signs the 2019 Judgments Convention
  • Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters [41]
2023-05-12 News The HCCH celebrates its 1000th treaty action – Canada accedes to the 1961 Apostille Convention
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2023-05-11 News Launch of the HCCH-UNIDROIT Digital Assets and Tokens Joint Project
2023-05-09 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]
2023-05-05 Publications: Special Commission meetings Special Commission of July 2022
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2023-05-01 News Ukraine ratifies the Choice of Court Convention
  • Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements [37]
2023-04-21 News Montenegro signs the 2019 Judgments Convention
2023-04-19 Publications: Mediation Central Contact Points for international family mediation
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2023-03-20 Publications: Explanatory documents Apostille Handbook
  • Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents [12]
2023-02-28 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses to the Questionnaire of January 2017
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2023-02-28 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Standard questionnaire for newly acceding States
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2023-02-28 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses Questionnaire concerning the practical operation of the 1980 Child Abduction Convention (Prel. Doc. No 4 of January 2023)
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [28]
2023-02-22 Publications: Miscellaneous Guidelines on Post-adoption Services
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption [33]
2023-02-16 Publications: Questionnaires & Responses  Responses to the Questionnaire of October 2022