Special Commission of 2021

Currently, the Permanent Bureau is seeking responses – before the deadline of Friday 29 May 2020 – from HCCH Members and Central Authorities to:

Preliminary Documents:

  • Prel. Doc. No 1 of July 2019 - Questionnaire on possible topics for the Fifth Meeting of the Special Commission on the practical operation of the Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (the deadline to respond to this Questionnaire has now passed)
  • Prel. Doc. No 2 of December 2019 - Analysis of the responses to the 2019 Questionnaire on possible topics and format for the Fifth Meeting of the Special Commission to review the practical operation of the 1993 Adoption Convention
  • Prel. Doc. No 3 of February 2020 - Questionnaire on the practical operation of the 1993 Adoption Convention

Information Documents:

  • Info. Doc. No 1 of December 2019 - Conclusions and Recommendations from previous meetings of the Special Commission (2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015) to examine the practical operation of the 1993 Adoption Convention

Previous Special Commission meetings:
Special Commission of June 2015 | Special Commission of June 2010 | Special Commission of September 2005 
Special Commission of November/December 2000 | Special Commission of October 1994