Third meeting of the Experts’ Group on Jurisdiction

Following the successful conclusion of the 2019 Judgments Convention, the HCCH has resumed its exploratory normative work on jurisdiction. From 18 to 21 February 2020, the Experts’ Group on Jurisdiction held its third meeting (its work had been suspended to enable the HCCH to focus on the negotiations of the Judgments Convention). The meeting was attended by 33 Experts from 17 Members and 2...

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Sixth meeting of the Experts’ Group on Parentage / Surrogacy

From 29 October to 1 November 2019, the Experts’ Group on Parentage / Surrogacy met for the sixth time in The Hague. The meeting was attended by 22 Experts from different States, three observers and members of the Permanent Bureau.  The mandate of the Group is “to explore the feasibility of advancing work (…) on the private international law issues surrounding the status...

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Meeting of the Experts’ Group on International Transfer of Maintenance Funds

From 16 to 18 September 2019, the Experts’ Group on International Transfer of Maintenance Funds met at the Permanent Bureau (PB) of the HCCH in The Hague. The meeting was attended by 19 experts as well as members of the PB. The experts represented 11 States, the European Union, the National Child Support Enforcement Association (USA) and the financial sector. Participants discussed good...

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Fifth meeting of the Experts’ Group on Parentage / Surrogacy

From 29 January to 1 February 2019, the Experts’ Group on Parentage / Surrogacy met for the fifth time in The Hague. The meeting was attended by 21 Experts from different States, three observers and members of the Permanent Bureau. The mandate of the Group is “to explore the feasibility of advancing work (…) on the private...

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Fourth meeting of the Experts’ Group on Parentage / Surrogacy

From 25 to 28 September 2018, the Experts’ Group on Parentage / Surrogacy met for the fourth time in The Hague. The meeting was attended by 21 experts from different States, one observer and members of the Permanent Bureau.  The Group’s mandate is “to explore the feasibility of advancing work (…) on the private international law issues surrounding the status of...

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