Conclusions and Recommendations of the Sixth Meeting of the Special Commission

Special Commission Concludes with Recommendations to Improve the Operation of the Hague  Abduction and Child Protection Conventions The Sixth Meeting of the Special Commission to review the practical operation of the Hague Abduction and Child Protection Conventions concluded with recommendations for judges, other government officials and experts to consider when confronted with Convention...

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Approximately 260 experts meet in The Hague to review the practical operation of the Hague Abduction and Child Protection Conventions

The Hague Conference on Private International Law will convene the Sixth Meeting of the Special Commission to review the practical operation of the Hague Abduction and Child Protection Conventions from 1-10 June 2011. Both Conventions are important, widely ratified multilateral instruments which protect the safety and welfare of children all over the world.    The 1980 Hague...

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Mexico Inter-American Meeting

Mexico Inter-American Meeting of International Hague Network Judges and Central Authorities on International Child Abduction (Mexico, 23-25 February 2011) Purpose of the Meeting The meeting was organized to discuss how to improve, among the countries represented, the operation of the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (the 1980 Hague Child...

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30th Contracting State for the 1996 Hague Convention on protection of children

On Monday, 31 January 2011, the instrument of acceptance by the Kingdom of the Netherlands of the Convention on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition, enforcement and co-operation in respect of parental responsibility and measures for the protection of children was deposited with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague. The Convention will enter into force for the Kingdom of the...

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Morocco Judicial Seminar on Cross-Border Protection of Children and Families

Morocco Judicial Seminar on Cross-Border Protection of Children and Familieshosted by the Supreme Court of the Kingdom of Moroccowith the Hague Conference on Private International Law and TAIEXRabat (Morocco), 13-15 December 2010 Purpose of the Seminar Within the framework of the Malta Process, the Seminar discussed cross-border protection of children and families and, in particular, the...

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Update Hague Family Law Conventions

The Hague Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children was recently ratified by various EU Member States, namely: Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Romania and Spain. The Hague Convention of 13 January 2000 on the...

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African Governments urged to adopt Hague Conventions on Children

High officials, judges and other experts from States in the Southern and Eastern African Region call for closer inter-State co-operation to protect vulnerable children in cross-frontier situations, and support implementation of the Hague Children's Conventions and the Apostille Convention The Seminar on Cross-Frontier Child Protection in the Southern and Eastern African Region was held from 22 to...

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Uruguay signs and ratifies 1996 Hague Convention

On 17 November 2009, the Hague Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children was signed and ratified by Uruguay. The Convention will enter into force for Uruguay on 1 March 2010....

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