Completion of the new Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults

A Special Diplomatic Commission of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, meeting at the Peace Palace from 20 September 1999 until 2 October 1999, drew up a new international convention for the protection in cross-border situations of adults who, by reason of an impairment or insufficiency of their personal faculties, are not in a position to protect their interests. The Convention on...

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Electronic Commerce and the Internet (Press release including a synthesis of the Round Table’s recommendations)

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA ROUND TABLE ON ELECTRONIC COMMERCE AND PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW The Hague Conference on Private International Law, an intergovernmental organisation whose objective is the unification of private international law norms (essentially conflict of laws, procedure and judicial co-operation), recently held, jointly with the University of Geneva (Switzerland), a Round Table...

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Monaco accedes to 1993 Convention

On Tuesday, 29 June 1999, Monaco acceded to the Hague Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption. This Convention will enter into force for Monaco on 1 October 1999. Monaco is the first country to become a Party to all three modern Hague Conventions on children (i.e. Conventions on child abduction, intercountry adoption, protection of...

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Austria ratifies 1993 Convention

On Wednesday, 19 May 1999, Austria ratified the Hague Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption. This Convention will enter into force for Austria on 1 September 1999....

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Rencontre entre le Président de la République de Bulgarie et le Bureau Permanent de la Conférence de La Haye de droit international privé au Palais de la Paix

En visite officielle aux Pays-Bas, S. Exc. M. Petar Stoyanov, Président de la République de Bulgarie, a rencontré au "Bol Room" du Palais de la Paix, le Bureau Permanent de la Conférence de La Haye de droit international privé.Le Président était accompagné de son épouse, S. Exc. Mme Antonina Stoyanova, et d'une délégation comprenant notamment S. Exc. M. Mario Tagarinski, ministre de...

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