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...
The Date Notice:
of Process and Taking of Evidence Abroad:
Impact of "Electronic Means" on the Operation of
the Hague Conventions
Monday, 2 November 2015
Gewirz Center 12th
Georgetown University Law Center
600 New Jersey Ave NW,
The Center on Transnational Business and the Law at Georgetown...
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, following
a transparent and competitive tender process, the contracts for the development
and maintenance of the iSupport case management and secure communication system
have been awarded to Protech Solutions.
The iSupport case management will
be used by Central Authorities...
Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Workshop on the effective enforcement of business
contracts and efficient resolution of business disputes through the Hague
Choice of Court Agreements Convention will take place on Tuesday 1 September
2015 in Cebu, the Philippines, on the margins of the APEC Senior Officials
Meetings. The Workshop is organised by the Department of Justice of Hong...
On 8 July 2015, UNCITRAL provided
its endorsement of the Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial
Contracts (Hague Principles) during its Forty-eighth session held in Vienna, marking the first instrument of the Hague
Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) to be officially endorsed by
The Hague Principles, which were
adopted on 19 March...
Bureau is pleased to announce that on 11 June 2015, during the Fourth Meeting
of the Special Commission on the practical operation of the 1993 Hague
Intercountry Adoption Convention, the European Union deposited its instrument
of approval of the Hague Convention of 30
June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements (the 2005 Choice of Court
At the ceremony,
From 8 to 12 June 2015,
a Special Commission meeting was held in The Hague to review the practical
operation of the Hague Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of
Children and Co-operation in respect of Intercountry Adoption (the "1993 Hague Convention"). More
than 255 experts, representing 74 countries and 18 international organisations,
participated in the meeting.
17-18 June the Conference on "Jurisdiction & Dispute Resolution in the
Internet Era: Governance and Good Practices" was held at the University of
Geneva as part of its summer school programme, "Internet L@w". The conference
was organised by the University's faculty of law, with the co-operation of
Geneva Internet Platform and Geneva Center for...