Tunisia seeks membership in the Hague Conference

On Thursday 3 April 2014, the Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law formally opened the six month period for existing Members to vote on the proposal of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs to admit the Republic of Tunisia as a new Member of the Organisation. The Netherlands presented its proposal in response to interest expressed by Tunisia in joining the Hague Conference. Tunisia would be the 7th African Member State and the 143rd State “connected” to the Hague Conference.