Save the date and call for proposals - Recovery of maintenance in Asia Pacific and worldwide: national and regional systems and the Hague 2007 Child Support Convention and Protocol

The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH), through its Asia Pacific Regional Office, will hold a global conference on the recovery of child support and family maintenance in Hong Kong from 9 to 11 November 2015. Please Save the Date. A conference program and further details will be circulated in due course. Note that the conference will begin at...

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Towards the Well-Being of the Child Through the Hague Child Abduction and Protection of Children Conventions: An Asia Pacific Symposium, Macao, China

The conference "Towards the Well-Being of the Child Through the Hague Child Abduction and Protection of Children Conventions: An Asia Pacific Symposium, Macao, China" will take place on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 June 2015 at the Macao Science Centre, Macao SAR, China. The event is jointly sponsored by the Law Reform and International Law Bureau of the Macao SAR, the Department of Justice of the...

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5th Meeting of the ILA Committee on Intellectual Property and Private International Law and ILA-WIPO seminar on “Intellectual Property and Private International Law”, Geneva (15-16 January 2015)

On 15 January 2015 the ILA Committee on IP and Private International Law met at WIPO in Geneva. The Committee welcomed with interest the briefings delivered by the Permanent Bureau about the state of the discussions within the Working Group of the Judgments Project, especially in light of the fact that judgments on intellectual property matters have been proposed to be included in the...

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International conference on 'Cross Border Co-operation in Civil and Commercial Matters through Hague Conventions', Rabat

From 10 to 11 November 2014, an international conference, "Cross Border Co-operation in Civil and Commercial Matters through Hague Conventions" was held in Rabat, Morocco, to discuss the relevance and possible implementation of selected Hague Conventions in the field of international child protection (1980 Child Abduction, 1996 Child Protection, and 2007 Child Support Conventions), international...

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Event postponed – The Hague Service Convention at 50

Please note that the event to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the conclusion of the Hague Service Convention has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. As previously announced, this event will be hosted by the Center for Transnational Business and the Law at Georgetown University Law Center and Letters Blogatory. A new date will be posted on the Service Section in due...

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IFC Tajikistan Business Regulation and Investment Policy Project supports Tajikistan in finalizing the process of accession to the Hague Apostille Convention

Dushanbe, September 24 -25, 2014 – IFC Tajikistan Business Regulation and Investment Policy (BRIP) Project supported the official visit of Mr. Christophe Bernasconi, Secretary General of Hague Conference on Private International Law to Tajikistan. The objectives of the visit were (i) to discuss Tajikistan’s progress on Apostille Convention and propose further steps in the accession...

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APEC Workshop on the Ease of Doing Business through Hague Conventions

The Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Workshop on the Ease of Doing Business through Hague Conventions was held on Tuesday 12 August 2014 in Beijing, People’s Republic of China. The Workshop was organised by the Department of Justice of Hong Kong, China, in collaboration with the Asia Pacific Regional Office of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH). The Workshop...

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St. Petersburg Conference on Cross-Border Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments

The Conference on Cross-Border Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments was held on Tuesday 17 June 2014 in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation. The Conference was organised by the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) and the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation. The Conference was attended by over 40 participants from the Russian Federation and five other jurisdictions,...

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HCCH Asia Pacific Week (Hong Kong, 6-11 October 2014)

HCCH Asia Pacific Week is a series of events collectively organised by the Asia Pacific Office of the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law and the Department of Justice of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. The week will be centred around three key events: The 2014 Judgments Project Working Group Meeting. The Working...

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Conference on cross-border family matters and the well-being of the child highlights Hague Convention on child abduction in the Asia Pacific region

On 13 May 2014, the Conference "Cross-Border Family Matters and the Well-Being of the Child: Asia Pacific Perspectives" took place in Beijing, People's Republic of China. The Conference focused on the Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (1980 Child Abduction Convention). The event was organised by the Hague Conference through its Asia Pacific...

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