Just published: Practical Handbook for Caseworkers under the 2007 Hague Child Support Convention

The Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce the recent publication of the Practical Handbook for Caseworkers under the Hague Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance. The Permanent Bureau would like to take this opportunity to express its gratitude to the Government of Canada and the Government...

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Just published: Spanish version of the Explanatory Report on the 2007 Hague Child Support Convention

The Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce the recent publication of the Spanish version of the Explanatory Report on the Hague Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance, drawn up by Alegría Borrás and Jennifer Degeling, with the assistance of William Duncan and Philippe Lortie. ...

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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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Explanatory Report on the 2005 Hague Choice of Court Convention

The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce that the Explanatory Report on the Hague Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements by Trevor Hartley and Masato Dogauchi is now available in off-print format on the Hague Conference website. Those interested in acquiring a paper copy should contact the Permanent Bureau at...

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Just published: Tome II of the Proceedings of the Twentieth Session - Judgments

The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce that the volume of the Proceedings of the Twentieth Session, Tome II, Judgments has recently been published. National Organs and Contact Organs of Members and participants in the Twentieth Session (14 to 30 June 2005) will receive copies of the Tome in the coming weeks. All others can order Tome II. ...

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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...

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Host Country Agreement with Argentina for Regional Office in Latin America enters into force

The Hague Conference is pleased to announce that the Embassy of the Argentine Republic formally notified the Secretary General that the Host Country Agreement regarding the establishment of the Organisation's Regional Office for Latin America in Buenos Aires became effective on 23 August 2013, immediately upon entry of the notification of the approval. In response to requests to expand...

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The 2007 Hague Protocol on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations comes into force

Today, 1 August 2013, the Hague Protocol of 23 November 2007 on the Law Applicable to Maintenance Obligations (hereinafter the 2007 Hague Protocol) comes into force at the international level between Serbia and the European Union (all Member States of the European Union with the exception of Denmark and the United Kingdom). The Hague Conference on Private International Law is marking this...

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