Special Commission meetings
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Seventh Special Commission meeting (October 2017)

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Seventh Meeting of the Special Commission on the Practical Operation of the
1980 Child Abduction Convention and the 1996 Child Protection Convention
(10-17 October 2017)

 

Procedural Documents:

  • Proc. Doc. No 2 of October 2017 - Final list of participants - Available only on the Secure Portal

Preliminary Documents:

  • Prel. Doc. No 3 of June 2017 – Draft Guide to Good Practice on Article 13(1)(b) of the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
  • Prel. Doc. No 5 of July 2017 - Draft document to inform lawyers and judges about direct judicial communications, in specific cases, within the context of the International Hague Network of Judges
  • Prel. Doc. No 6 of July 2017 - Table of Conclusions and Recommendations of previous Meetings of the Special Commission (SC) on the 1980 Child Abduction Convention and the 1996 Child Protection Convention (1989 (1st SC), 1993 (2nd SC), 1997 (3rd SC), 2001 (4th SC), 2002 (follow-up SC), 2006 (5th SC), 2011-2012 (6th SC))
  • Prel. Doc. No 7 of July 2017 - The application of the 1996 Hague Child Protection Convention to unaccompanied and separated children - Available only on the Secure Portal
  • Prel. Doc. No 8 of August 2017 - Briefing note: legal basis for direct judicial communications within the context of the International Hague Network of Judges (IHNJ)
  • Prel. Doc. No 11 A of September 2017 - Part I — A statistical analysis of applications made in 2015 under the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction — Global report (provisional version)
  • Prel. Doc. No 11 B of September 2017 - Part II — A statistical analysis of applications made in 2015 under the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction — Regional report (provisional version)

Comments regarding the above Prel. Docs should be sent to the Permanent Bureau, if possible by e-mail in Word format, for the attention of the Secretariat, with reference to the relevant paragraph or footnote numbers and the following subject matter captioned in the heading of the e-mail: “[name of State] Comments regarding Prel. Doc. No [xx] – 2017 Special Commission”.

Information Documents:

  • Info. Doc. No 1 of August 2017 - Conference celebrating the 15th anniversary of the International Hague Network of Judges (17-19 July 2013) – Conclusions and Recommendations
  • Info. Doc. No 2 of August 2017 - Cross border child protection, International Conference and Workshop, Geneva, 21-23 October 2015 – Conclusions and Recommendations
  • Info. Doc. No 3 of August 2017 - Meeting of the International Hague Network of Judges (IHNJ), Hong Kong, 11-13 November 2015 – Conclusions and Recommendations
  • Info. Doc. No 4 of August 2017 - Fourth Malta Conference (“Malta IV”) on Cross-Frontier Child Protection and Family Law, hosted by the Government of Malta in collaboration with the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH), “The Malta Process”, Declaration
  • Info. Doc. No 5 of August 2017 - 2nd Inter-American Meeting of Central Authorities and International Hague Network Judges on International Child Abduction (Panama, 29-31 March 2017) – Conclusions and Recommendations
  • Info. Doc. No 6 of August 2017 - Report on the Experts’ Meeting on Issues of Domestic / Family Violence and the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention, 12 June 2017, The University of Westminster, London