2020 Council on General Affairs and Policy

 

Preliminary Documents:

  • Prel. Doc. 1 of February 2020 - Report of the Experts’ Group on the Cooperation and Access to Justice for International Tourists (Tourism and Visitors Project)
  • Prel. Doc. 2 of November 2019 - Report of the Experts’ Group on the Parentage / Surrogacy Project (meeting from 29 October to 1 November 2019)
  • Prel. Doc. 3 of December 2019 - Future work on the intersection between private international law and intellectual property
  • Prel. Doc. 4 of December 2019 - Recommended Form under the Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters
  • Prel. Doc. 5 of February 2020 - Third Meeting of the Experts’ Group on Jurisdiction - Available on the Secure Portal only
  • Prel. Doc. 6 of May 2019 - Conclusions and Recommendations of the Working Group on Preventing and Addressing Illicit Practices in Intercountry Adoption (meeting of 21-23 May 2019)
  • Prel. Doc. 7 of February 2020 - The application of the 1996 Child Protection Convention to unaccompanied and separated children
  • Prel. Doc. 8 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 HCCH 1993 Adoption Convention
  • Prel. Doc. 9 revised version of February 2020 - Planning for the First Meeting of the Special Commission to review the practical operation of the 2007 Child Support Convention and the 2007 Maintenance Obligations Protocol (June 2020)
  • Prel. Doc. 10 of December 2019 - Report on the planning for a first meeting of the Special Commission to review the practical operation of the HCCH 2000 Adults Convention
  • Prel. Doc. 11 of November 2019 - Report of the Experts’ Group on international transfers of maintenance funds
  • Prel. Doc. 12 of December 2019 - 1961 Apostille Convention and the e-APP: Preparations for the 2021 meeting of the Special Commission and 12th International Forum on the electronic Apostille Programme (e-APP)
  • Prel. Doc. 13 of January 2020 - 1965 Service / 1970 Evidence Conventions – The Use of Information Technology
  • Prel. Doc. 14 of December 2019 - Future joint work of UNCITRAL and the HCCH on Insolvency
  • Prel. Doc. 15 of January 2020 - Report on post-Convention assistance activities (1 January – 31 December 2019)
  • Prel. Doc. 16 of January 2020 - Development of the Legal Guide to Uniform Legal Instruments in the area of international commercial contracts (with a focus on sales)
  • Prel. Doc. 17 of February 2020 - Draft Budget and Explanatory Notes for Financial Year 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021 (FY LXVI) dated 31 January 2020 - Available on the Secure Portal only
  • Prel. Doc. 18 of January 2020 - Voluntary Contributions Report (1 January – 31 December 2019)
  • Prel. Doc. 19 of February 2020 - Report of the Working Group to consider the future procedure for appointing Secretaries General of the HCCH - Available on the Secure Portal only
  • Prel. Doc. 20 of January 2020 - Rules for the Establishment of Regional Offices of the Permanent Bureau of the HCCH - Available on the Secure Portal only
  • Prel. Doc. 21 of February 2020 - Draft Rules of Procedure of the HCCH - Available on the Secure Portal only
  • Prel. Doc. 22 of February 2020 - List of Observers for Meetings of the HCCH - Available on the Secure Portal only
  • Prel. Doc. 23 of January 2020 - Geographic representation at the HCCH - Available on the Secure Portal only
  • Prel. Doc. 24 of February 2020 - Resource allocation of the PB - Available on the Secure Portal only
  • Prel. Doc. 25 of January 2020 - Report on the activities of the Regional Offices for Latin America and the Caribbean and the Asia Pacific (1 January – 31 December 2019)
  • Prel. Doc. 26 of January 2020 - Update on the Proceedings of the HCCH
  • Prel. Doc. 27 of January 2020 - Production of Circular letters and Minutes of HCCH meetings
  • Prel. Doc. 28 of February 2020 - Proposal for the Allocation of Resources to Follow Private International Law Implications relating to Developments in the Field of Distributed Ledger Technology, in particular in relation to Financial Technology
  • Prel. Doc. 29 of February 2020 - Corrigendum to paragraph 70 of the French version of the Explanatory Report on the 1993 Adoption Convention - revised version
  • Prel. Doc. 29 of February 2020 - Corrigendum to paragraph 70 of the French version of the Explanatory Report on the 1993 Adoption Convention - track changes version

Information Documents:

  • Info. Doc. 1 of February 2020 - Overview of Conventions and other instruments drawn up under the auspices of UNCITRAL, UNIDROIT and the HCCH
  • Info. Doc. 2 of January 2020 - Overview of the findings of the Experts’ Group on cross-border recognition and enforcement of agreements in family matters involving children in relation to the development of a normative instrument
  • Info. Doc. 3 of January 2020 - The HCCH and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
  • Info. Doc. No 4 of February 2020 - Launch of a new HCCH library database (with the possibility to provide occasional access to Members and third parties) - Available on the Secure Portal only