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...

más información


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,...

más información


HCCH-IRZ Regional Seminar, Tunis

The Hague Conference on Private International Law and the Deutsche Stiftung fur Internationale Rechtliche Zusammenarbeit (IRZ) successfully concluded a regional seminar in Tunis on 30 October 2013, with approximately 65 experts from throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region, including representatives from Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Mauritania, Morocco, Qatar and...

más información


Conference on International Litigation in the Asia Pacific Region highlights Hague Conference instruments and initiatives which facilitate the resolution of cross-border legal disputes

From 23 to 24 September 2013, a Conference on International Litigation in the Asia Pacific Region took place in Wuhan, People’s Republic of China. The Conference was dedicated to the Hague Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements (Choice of Court Convention) and the work carried out by the Hague Conference in the area of international jurisdiction and the recognition and...

más información


15th anniversary of the International Hague Network of Judges

From 17 to 19 July 2013, more than 50 Members of the International Hague Network of Judges, representing 40 States from every region of the world, as well as experts from the Commonwealth Secretariat, IberRed and the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law met at Cumberland Lodge, Great Windsor Park, England. In addition to celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the...

más información


Workshop for East and Southeast Asian States on the 1993 Hague Intercountry Adoption Convention becomes first Hague Conference event organised for the Asia Pacific through new Regional Office in Hong Kong

The Hague Conference on Private International Law co-organised, with the Governments of Macao and Hong Kong Special Administrative Regions (SAR) of the People’s Republic of China, a Workshop for East and Southeast Asian States on the Hague Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption in Macao SAR from 27 to 28 March 2013. The...

más información


Experts from 21 States and from International Organisations met in Dakar to discuss the Hague Intercountry Adoption Convention and its implementation in Francophone Countries of origin in Africa and the Caribbean

As a follow up to the first Francophone Seminar held in The Hague (Netherlands) in June 2009, the Hague Conference, in partnership with the Governments of France, Belgium, Canada, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland organised a four-day workshop on the implementation and operation of the Hague Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry...

más información


Seminar on the work of the Hague Conference and its relevance for the Caribbean Region and Bermuda

From 21 to 24 May 2012, 125 representatives from more than 20 States and overseas territories, international organisations as well as members of the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law met in Bermuda to learn about the Hague Conference in general and some of the multilateral treaties that have been concluded under its auspices (Hague Conventions), as well as to...

más información



Hague Academy Seminar on 'Responding to the Challenges of Natural and Industrial Catastrophes - New Directions for International Law'

From 15 to 21 January 2012 the Hague Academy of International Law organized a Seminar for Advanced Studies in Public and Private International Law on the theme of "Responding to the Challenges of Natural and Industrial Catastrophes - New Directions for International Law". The Hague Conference, which has conducted significant research in the field of civil liability for environmental...

más información