Today, the new Hague
Conference website was launched by the Honourable James Allsop, Chief Justice of the Federal Court
of Australia. The launch took place
during the meeting of the Experts’ Group on the use of video-link and
other modern technologies in the taking of evidence abroad, currently taking
place at the offices of the Hague Conference.
new website, with its new...
Buenos Aires, 25 November 2015 - Today, Ambassador Horacio Basabe, together with Dr
Christophe Bernasconi, Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) and Mr Ignacio Goicoechea, the HCCH's Representative for Latin America,
officially opened the new offices of the Regional Office for Latin America.
"While the Regional Office for
The Permanent Bureau is pleased to announce the recent publication of the Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts (the "Hague Principles").
The Hague Principles affirm party autonomy as a basis for the choice of law in international commercial contracts and thereby strengthen legal certainty and predictability in such international transactions.
The Hague Principles,...
The Permanent Bureau is pleased to announce the recent publication of the Portuguese translation of Direct Judicial Communications – Emerging Guidance regarding the development of the International Hague Network of Judges and General Principles for Judicial Communications, including commonly accepted safeguards for Direct Judicial Communications in specific cases, within the context of the...
From 17 to 20 June 2015, more than 100 participants from the region met to expand their knowledge of the work of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, and its multilateral treaties and other instruments (Hague Conventions), and to discuss the relevance of the Hague Conventions to the Caribbean Region. The meeting was jointly organised by the Hague Conference and the Commonwealth...
Thanks to the Government of Canada, the “Guide to Good Practice under the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction – Mediation” is now available in Mandarin. With this, the Mediation Guide has been published in English, French and Spanish, other official languages of the European Union, Arabic, Russian and Mandarin.
The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce that on 17 June 2015 the Portuguese version of the Hague Conference website has been launched.
The Permanent Bureau wishes to extend its gratitude to Profª Dra. Cláudia Lima Marques of the Asociación Americana de Derecho Internacional Privado (ASADIP) and to the Ministry of...
The Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased
to announce that the Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish translations of the 12
articles of the Principles on Choice of
Law in International Commercial Contracts ("the Hague Principles") are now
available on the Hague Principles section of the Hague Conference website.
These translations have been kindly provided by...
Following the success of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
Workshop on the Ease of Doing Business through Hague Conventions,
held in August 2014, the significance of the work of the Hague Conference on
Private International Law has been further recognised in both the 2014 Leaders'
Declaration, as well as the 2014 Joint Ministerial Statement.
The Leaders' Declaration...
The Permanent Bureau is pleased to announce the recent publication of the Spanish translation of the Practical Handbook on the Operation of the Hague Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children. Click here to download an electronic copy of the Practical...