Just released: e-Country Profile under the 2007 Hague Child Support Convention

The Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce the recent release of the e-Country Profile under the Hague Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance. The Permanent Bureau would like to take this opportunity to express its gratitude to the Government of Norway and to Alphinat Inc. for funding...

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Singapore becomes 76th HCCH Member; Brazil accedes to 1970 Evidence Convention; Iraq accedes to 1980 Child Abduction Convention; European Union approves 2007 Child Support Convention

On 9 April 2014, during the Council on General Affairs of the Hague Conference, Singapore became the 76th Member of the Hague Conference on Private International Law by depositing its instrument of acceptance of the Statute of the Organisation. On the same occasion, Brazil acceded to the Hague Convention of 18 March 1970 on the taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil and Commercial Matters ...

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Just published: Practical Handbook for Caseworkers under the 2007 Hague Child Support Convention

The Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce the recent publication of the Practical Handbook for Caseworkers under the Hague Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance. The Permanent Bureau would like to take this opportunity to express its gratitude to the Government of Canada and the Government...

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Just published: Spanish version of the Explanatory Report on the 2007 Hague Child Support Convention

The Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce the recent publication of the Spanish version of the Explanatory Report on the Hague Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance, drawn up by Alegría Borrás and Jennifer Degeling, with the assistance of William Duncan and Philippe Lortie. ...

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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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Completion of an EU partnership project between Romania, ENM and the Hague Conference on the International Recovery of Maintenance

From January 2012 until January 2014, the Ministry of Justice of Romania, the École Nationale de la Magistrature (ENM - France) and the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference worked together on the project "Enhancing judicial international co-operation in matters relating to maintenance obligations" (JUST/2010/JCIV/AG/0026), in the context of the European Union "Civil Justice" Programme. ...

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Latin American meeting on the international protection of children and the recovery of maintenance abroad

From 4 until 6 December 2013, officials from National Organs, Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Ministries of Justice, State Attorneys, representatives of the Judiciary, Members of the International Hague Network of Judges, Central Authorities, Childhood Authorities and academics from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico,...

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Ukraine ratifies the Hague Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance

On Wednesday 24 July 2013, Ukraine ratified the Hague Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance (hereinafter the 2007 Hague Child Support Convention). Ukraine is the fourth Contracting State to join the 2007 Hague Child Support Convention, which came into force on 1 January 2013. In relations between Contracting States, the...

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HCCH International Family Law Briefings, March 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 March 2013: Introduction The 2007 Hague Child Support Convention: an update Entry into Force Caseworker’s Practical Handbook Electronic...

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