Workshop on the Hague Service Convention, Mexico

Mexico - Workshop on the Hague Service Convention On 28 November 2011, over 140 experts, judges, government officials, process servers, professors and members of the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law attended a workshop in Mexico City, Mexico, on the practical operation of the Hague Convention of 15 November of 1965 on the Service Abroad of...

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Commemorative conference: 100 years Nobel Peace Prize Tobias Asser

Inspiration and innovation in international law and politics 100 years Nobel Peace Prize Tobias Asser On 10 December 1911 Tobias M.C. Asser (1838-1913) received the Nobel Peace Prize. Tobias Asser took the initiative for the Hague Conference on Private International Law, and presided over its first four sessions (1893, 1894, 1900 and 1904). To commemorate this event, a...

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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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Albania signs the 2007 Hague Child Support Convention

The Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce that on 21 October 2011 Albania signed the Hague Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance. His Excellency Mr Gazmend Barbullushi, Ambassador of Albania, signed the Convention at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the...

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Republic of Moldova joins Hague Divorce Convention

On 10 October 2011, the Republic of Moldova deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention of 1 June 1970 on the Recognition of Divorces and Legal Separations, and has thus become the 19th Contracting State. The Divorce Convention will enter into force for Moldova on 9 December 2011. ...

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Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apostille Convention and Third Regional Meeting on the e-APP for Europe Project

"PARIS EVENT" Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apostille Convention and Third Regional Meeting on the e-APP for Europe Project Paris (France) - 4-5 October 2011 Almost 100 government representatives, notaries, judicial officers (huissiers), dignitaries and other subject-matter experts from 29 countries and international organisations gathered in Paris, France...

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The Hague Prize for International Law awarded to Professor Paul Lagarde

On 21st September 2011, Prof. Paul Lagarde was awarded the Hague Prize for International Law.* This award was established in 2002 to reflect the special position of the city of The Hague as "City of Peace and Justice".  The foundations for this special position were first laid almost 120 years ago with the organisation of the first diplomatic session of the Hague Conference on...

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