Viet Nam becomes newest Hague Conference Member;
Serbia ratifies the Hague Protocol on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations; and
Colombia joins the Hague Service Convention
At a ceremony on the grounds of the Peace Palace on 10 April 2013, the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam became the 73rd Member of the Hague Conference on Private International...
On Friday, 13 January 2012, Colombia deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters and thus became the 55th Contracting State. The Convention will enter into force for Colombia on 13 March 2012.
At the ceremony, which took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague, the Embassy of Colombia...
Breakthrough with the electronic Apostille Pilot Program (e-APP):
State of Kansas first jurisdiction to issue electronic Apostilles under the e-APP – Colombia first jurisdiction to accept e-Apostilles under the e-APP – State of Rhode Island first jurisdiction to go online with the Program’s electronic Register of Apostilles