HCCH International Family Law Briefings, March 2009

Recently published: the quarterly update, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents: The Intercountry Adoption Technical Assistance Programme Update on Cambodia Guatemala and Kenya Third Judicial Conference within the "Malta...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, December 2008

Recently published: the quarterly update, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents: A new guide to good practice for intercountry adoption General Principles and Guide to Good Practice on Transfrontier Contact Concerning Children ...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, September 2008

Recently published: the quarterly update, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents: More efficient systems for dealing with international child abduction A post-convention service iChild INCASTAT INCADAT Objectives ...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, June 2008

Recently published: the quarterly update, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents: General Affairs and Policy Unmarried cohabitation and registered partnerships Updates on good practice guides Intercountry Adoption Convention 1993 ...

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35 Contracting States for the 1996 Hague Protection of Children Convention

On 14 February 2012, the depositary received the instrument of accession of Montenegro to the Hague 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. The instrument of accession was accompanied by the designation of authorities, reservations and a...

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34 Contracting States for the 1996 Hague Protection of Children Convention

On Tuesday 7 February 2012, Greece deposited its instrument of ratification of the Hague 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 and thus became the 34th Contracting State. The instrument of ratification was accompanied by a declaration and the...

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Press Release: The Sixth Special Commission Concludes its Review of the Hague Child Abduction and Child Protection Conventions

1 February 2012 - The second and final part of the Sixth Special Commission to review the practical operation of the 1980 Hague Child Abduction and 1996 Hague Child Protection Conventions concluded in The Hague yesterday, where hundreds of experts from around the world gathered in the Academy Building of the Peace Palace to examine and discuss policy matters pertaining to both Conventions. The...

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Over 200 Experts Meet in The Hague to Review the Practical Operation of the Hague Abduction and Child Protection Conventions

The Hague Conference on Private International Law will convene Part II of the Sixth Special Commission Meeting to review the practical operation of the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention and the 1996 Hague Child Protection Convention from 25 to 31 January 2012. Both Conventions are important, widely ratified multilateral instruments which protect the safety and welfare of children all over...

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Hague Academy Seminar on 'The Protection of the Child in International Law'

From 14- 20 June 2009 the Hague Academy of International Law organised a Seminar for Advanced Studies in Public and Private International Law on the theme of "The Protection of the Child in International Law". The Hague Conference, which has conducted significant research in the field of international child protection, collaborates with the Academy in this event. For the programme (in...

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The Fourth Asia Pacific Conference of the Hague Conference, Manila

From 26 to 28 October 2011, over 230 delegates and participants from Australia, Bahrain, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu and Vietnam, together with observers from  Iraq, United...

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