Conference of Hague Convention Network Judges celebrating the 20th anniversary of the International Hague Network of Judges

From 24 to 26 October 2018, on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the International Hague Network of Judges (“IHNJ”), Members of the IHNJ from over 30 jurisdictions, experts from the Central Authority of the United States of America (“USCA”), Reunite, private practice, and the Permanent Bureau (PB) of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH), met at...

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100 Judges now Members of the International Hague Network of Judges

The International Hague Network of Judges (IHNJ) attracted nine new judicial designations in recent months, growing from 91 to 100 judges worldwide. A total of 73 States have now officially designated a judge to the IHNJ. New States designating to the network include Antigua and Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Saint Kitts...

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20 New Judges designated in 2013 to the International Hague Network of Judges

The International Hague Network of Judges (IHNJ) attracted 20 new judicial designations in 2013, growing from 71 to 91 judges worldwide. A total of 60 States have now officially designated a judge to the IHNJ, with 11 new States designating judges in 2013 alone. New States designating to the network in 2013 include Belize, Estonia, Italy, Morocco, Pakistan, the Philippines, Poland, Rwanda,...

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The Hague Conference publishes the General Principles for Judicial Communications

This document represents the latest version of Emerging Guidance regarding the development of the International Hague Network of Judges and a set of General Principles for Judicial Communications within the context of the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (hereinafter the "1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention") and the International Hague...

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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...

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First Meeting of Latin American Judges of the International Hague Network of Judges

The First Meeting of Latin American Judges of the International Hague Network of Judges took place on 4 December 2009. The following Latin American States were represented at the meeting: Argentina, Chile, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. In addition, other judges that had been invited from Paraguay, Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela were in...

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10th anniversary of International Network of Judges for International Child Protection

A small celebration to mark the 10th anniversary of the International Hague Network of Judges was held in Brussels on Friday 16 January 2009. The creation of an international network of judges for international child protection was first proposed at the 1998 De Ruwenberg Seminar for Judges on the international protection of children. The International Hague Network of Judges facilitates...

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Latin American Judges’ Seminar: The Hague Children’s Conventions and Cross-Border Protection of Children within Latin America

On 28 November - 3 December, 2005, 18 Judges, from Argentina, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, United States of America, Uruguay, and Venezuela met in The Hague, The Netherlands, to discuss how to improve, among the countries represented, the operation of the three modern Hague Children’s Conventions...

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Latin American Judges' Seminar

A Latin American Judges' Seminar is being held at Monterrey (Mexico) from 2-4 December 2004 under the auspices of the Hague Conference on Private International Law. Judges and other authorities from Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, the United States, Uruguay and...

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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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