Just published: Spanish version of the Practical Handbook on the Operation of the 1996 Child Protection Convention

The Permanent Bureau is pleased to announce the recent publication of the Spanish translation of the Practical Handbook on the Operation of 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. Click here to download an electronic copy of the Practical...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, September 2014

Recently published: quarterly updates, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents September 2014: Introduction Facilitating the effective implementation and operation of the Hague Children’s Conventions and furthering other co-operation...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, June 2014

Recently published: quarterly updates, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents June 2014: Introduction Facilitating the effective implementation and operation of existing Hague Conventions Completion of an EU partnership project...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, December 2013

Recently published: quarterly updates, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents December 2013: Introduction The Hague’s International City of Peace and Justice Missions and related developments in the area of International Family Law Conference...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, October 2013

Recently published: quarterly updates, provided by the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, regarding the work of the Hague Conference in the field of international family law. Contents October 2013: Introduction Workshop for East and Southeast Asian States on the 1993 Hague Intercountry Adoption Convention, 27 to 28 March 2013 Intercountry...

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Belgium becomes the 41st Contracting State to the 1996 Hague Child Protection Convention

On 28 May 2014, Belgium deposited its instrument of ratification to 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, thus bringing the total number of Contracting States to 41. The Convention will enter into force for Belgium on 1 September...

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Georgia becomes the 40th Contracting State to the 1996 Hague Child Protection Convention

On 1 April 2014, Georgia deposited its instrument of accession to 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, thus bringing the total number of Contracting States to forty. The Convention will enter into force for Georgia on 1 March 2015....

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Just published: Practical Handbook on the operation of the 1996 Hague Child Protection Convention

The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce that the Practical Handbook on the operation of 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 has been published in English and French and an electronic...

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Just published: Volume XX of the Judges' Newsletter

The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce that volume XX of the Judges' Newsletter has recently been published. The special focus of this volume of the Judges' Newsletter is on the concentration of jurisdiction under the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and other international child...

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10th Anniversary of the Malta Process

The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce the 10th Anniversary of the Malta Process, a dialogue involving both Contracting States to the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction  and / or the Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and...

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