Child Abduction Convention enters into force for Tunisia


The Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction entered into force for Tunisia on 1 October 2017. Tunisia deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention on 10 July 2017. The Child Abduction Convention currently has 98 Contracting Parties.

More information is available on the Child Abduction Section of the Hague Conference website.

Tunisia has been a Member of the Hague Conference since 4 November 2014. The Child Abduction Convention is the first Hague Convention that enters into force for Tunisia. Tunisia has also acceded to the Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents, and the Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters. These two Conventions will enter into force for Tunisia in the coming months.