Instruments of acceptance, ratification and accession deposited during the Council on General Affairs and Policy of the Conference

PRESS RELEASE   Viet Nam becomes newest Hague Conference Member; Serbia ratifies the Hague Protocol on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations; and Colombia joins the Hague Service Convention   At a ceremony on the grounds of the Peace Palace on 10 April 2013, the Socialist Republic of Viet  Nam became the 73rd Member of the Hague Conference on Private International...

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Several States join Hague Conventions during Council on general affairs and policy

PRESS RELEASE During the Hague Conference on Private International Law's annual meeting of its Council on General Affairs and Policy (5-7 April 2011), the European Union, Norway, Andorra and Costa Rica will each join one or more of the Hague Conventions. On behalf of the European Union, the Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice & Public Administration, H.E. Dr. Tibor...

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Council on General Affairs

From 31 March until 2 April 2009, the Council on General Affairs was held in the building of the Academy of International Law in The Hague. The Conclusions and Recommendations have been published shortly after the meeting and are accessible here. See also items 163 and 164 of the News and events section, which are related to the 2009 Council....

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Official launching by Mrs Alegría Borrás of the Spanish section of the HCCH website

In 1998, the website of the Hague Conference was created in the Organisation's official languages, French and English. To meet the growing demand within the international community to access this information in other languages, a section called "Other languages" was created. This new section contains links to translations in several languages of the Hague Conventions and other documents...

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