Visit of the Hungarian Minister of Justice

The Hungarian Minister of Justice, Dr Ibolya Dávid, visited the Permanent Bureau on 17 October 2000. It was the first visit of a Hungarian Minister of Justice to the offices of the Secretariat of the Hague Conference.The Minister was accompanied by His Excellency Dr András Gergely, Ambassador of Hungary to the Netherlands. Among the topics discussed were the practical operation of the 1980 Hague...

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Workshop of Legal Experts

On the initiative of the Finnish Government, the Permanent Bureau organised from 7-9 September 2000 a workshop of Legal Experts from the Russian Federation, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Portugal and Sweden, with a view to facilitating the accession by the Russian Federation to several Hague Conventions on judicial co-operation. Further initiatives of this kind are already in...

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Visit of the German Minister of Justice

The German Minister of Justice, Madam Professor Dr Herta Däubler-Gmelin, visited the Permanent Bureau on 6 June 2000. It was the first visit of a German Minister of Justice to the offices of the Secretariat of the Hague Conference.The Minister was accompanied by Mr Lothar Maur, Judge at the Landgericht, Dr Stefan Walz, Ministerialrat, Mr Jan MacLean, Judge at the Amtsgericht, Ms Alexa Albrecht,...

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Judges' Seminar on the International Protection of Children

On the initiative of the French and German Ministers of Justice, a Judges' Seminar on International Protection of Children was held at the Conference Centre De Ruwenberg, near 's-Hertogenbosch, from 3-6 June 2000, with the support of the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on private international law.Twelve judges from France, twelve from Germany, seven from Italy and six from the...

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Visit of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Justice of Romania, to the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on private international law

On Wednesday morning, 17 November 1999, the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Justice of Romania H.E. Mr Valeriu Stoica, paid a visit to the Permanent Bureau of the Conference. Furthermore were present, among others, H.E. Mr Mihnea Motoc, Ambassador of Romania to the Netherlands, and Mrs Cristina Luzescu, Director for International Relations from the Romanian Ministry of Justice, whereas the...

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Electronic Commerce and the Internet (Press release including a synthesis of the Round Table’s recommendations)

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA ROUND TABLE ON ELECTRONIC COMMERCE AND PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW The Hague Conference on Private International Law, an intergovernmental organisation whose objective is the unification of private international law norms (essentially conflict of laws, procedure and judicial co-operation), recently held, jointly with the University of Geneva (Switzerland), a Round Table...

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Rencontre entre le Président de la République de Bulgarie et le Bureau Permanent de la Conférence de La Haye de droit international privé au Palais de la Paix

En visite officielle aux Pays-Bas, S. Exc. M. Petar Stoyanov, Président de la République de Bulgarie, a rencontré au "Bol Room" du Palais de la Paix, le Bureau Permanent de la Conférence de La Haye de droit international privé.Le Président était accompagné de son épouse, S. Exc. Mme Antonina Stoyanova, et d'une délégation comprenant notamment S. Exc. M. Mario Tagarinski, ministre de...

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Principles of European Trust Law

On Friday, 15 January 1999, an international conference took place on "Principles of European Trust Law" in the Academy Building at The Hague. It was organized by the Business and Law Research Centre and the Faculty of Law of Nijmegen University. The conference discussed Principles of European Trust Law, drawn up by an International Working Group. The Principles build on the work which the Hague...

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Les enfants sans enfance

Colloque au Palais de Justice, Première chambre de la Cour d'appel Introduction: l'enfant, une personne en devenir (avec présentation de la Convention de La Haye du 19 octobre 1996 sur la protection des enfants par William Duncan, Premier secrétaire au Bureau Permanent de la Conférence de La Haye)"Les enfants sous influence" - l'enfant dans les sectes / l'enfant dans la guerre"Les enfants sous...

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Proceedings of the international colloquium - Proceedings of the international colloquium - "Internet: Which Court Decides, Which Law Applies?"

Proceedings of the international colloquium - "Internet: Which Court Decides, Which Law Applies?" - in honour of Michel Pelichet, organized by the Molengraaff Institute of Private Law, University of Utrecht, and the Hague Conference on private international law Edited by Katharina Boele-Woelki and Catherine Kessedjian Published by Kluwer Law International, The Hague / Boston / London 1998 ISBN...

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