The Permanent Bureau has been informed that on Monday 24 May 2021, the Republic of the Niger deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (Adoption Convention).
With the accession of Niger, the Adoption Convention now has 104 Contracting Parties. It will enter into force for Niger on 1 September 2021. More information on this Convention is available on the Adoption Section of the HCCH website.
Although not yet a Member of the HCCH, Niger is now a Contracting Party to two HCCH Conventions.