10th Anniversary of ROAP – Workshop on HCCH Conventions Supporting Transnational Litigation in Civil or Commercial Matters

On 8 November 2022, the Permanent Bureau’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) had the pleasure of hosting the workshop “HCCH Conventions Supporting Transnational Litigation in Civil or Commercial Matters”, in partnership with the Department of Justice of the Government of the Hong Kong SAR. The workshop was held during Hong Kong Legal Week 2022, in celebration of the...

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HCCH Asia Pacific Week: Public Registration Now Open

The HCCH is pleased to announce that registration for the general public is now open for HCCH Asia Pacific Week 2022, which will be held from 18 to 20 October in Manila.  This year’s HCCH Asia Pacific Week, hosted by the Philippines, will be centred around the theme “Enabling cross-border cooperation in the region and beyond”. Through multiple sessions held over three days,...

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Website live!

The website for the global conference “HCCH 125 — Ways Forward: Challenges and Opportunities in an Increasingly Connected World” has gone live at https://www.hcch.net/en/about/hcch-125-hk. This global conference gathers world-leading experts who will discuss the opportunities for, and challenges to, private international law. Through interactive “Davos Style”...

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HCCH Asia Pacific Week 2017 held in Seoul, Republic of Korea

The HCCH Asia Pacific Week 2017 (Symposium) was successfully held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from 3 to 6 July 2017. The Symposium, which was co-hosted by the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) and the Korean Ministry of Justice, the Korean Judicial Research and Training Institute, the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Korean Private International Law Association, the...

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New Representative of the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific:

As announced at the March 2017 meeting of the Council on General Affairs and Policy, Professor Anselmo Reyes, who has served as the Representative of Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) since 1 April 2013, will step down from this position on 31 July 2017. The Permanent Bureau (PB) and the Members of the HCCH are grateful to Professor Reyes for his leadership and his invaluable efforts...

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Official opening of the Hague Conference on Private International Law Asia Pacific Regional Office in Hong Kong

The Hague Conference on Private International Law today celebrated the official opening of its new Asia Pacific Regional Office in Hong Kong. The Opening Ceremony took place in the Central District of Hong Kong Island at the Government House, the official residence of the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Guests included the Secretary General of the Hague Conference,...

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Hague Conference to open Asia Pacific Regional Office in Hong Kong

The Council on General Affairs and Policy of the Hague Conference on Private International Law during its annual meeting from 17 to 20 April 2012 endorsed the initiative of the Secretary General to establish an Asia Pacific Regional Office. The Council welcomed the generous offer from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China to host this Office, which...

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