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...
On 1 June 2015,
the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs began
issuing e-Apostilles as part of the e-APP under the Hague Convention of 5
October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public
Documents (Apostille Convention). As of this date, the new Category 3
e-Register of Apostilles issued by Austria also became operational....
Thursday 11 June 2015, the experts and observers attending the fourth meeting
of the Special Commission on the practical operation of the 1993 Hague
Intercountry Adoption Convention, witnessed a series of important developments
relating to the Hague Conference in general:
I. Andorra becomes the 80th Member of the Hague
Union internationale des huissiers de justice (UIHJ) organised the 22nd
International Congress of Judicial Officers in Madrid from 2 to 5 June 2015.
During the round table "Harmonising Legislation - The Need for Fair Principles
for Enforcement: the Global Code of Enforcement" the relationship between the Hague
Conference work on judgments and the UIHJ's Global Code 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...
The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH), through its Asia Pacific Regional Office, will hold a global conference
on the recovery of child support and family maintenance in Hong Kong from 9 to 11
Please Save the Date.
A conference program and further details will be
circulated in due course. Note that the conference will begin...
The Hague Conference on Private International Law is pleased to announce that the Call for Tender for the development and the maintenance of the iSupport case management and secure communication system was launched today. The Contract Notice for the procurement of the iSupport system has been sent for publication on the European Union online Official Journal.
The iSupport case management...
The Permanent Bureau is pleased to announce that on Tuesday 28 April 2015, Armenia deposited its instrument of acceptance of the Statute of the Hague Conference, and thus became the Conference's 79th Member. The Permanent Bureau was represented by the Secretary General, Mr
Christophe Bernasconi, the Embassy of Armenia was represented by the
Ambassador of Armenia, Her Excellency Ms...
The Hague Conference on Private
International Law is pleased to announce that the Prior
Information Notice for the procurement of the iSupport case management and
secure communication system has now been published on the European Union
on-line Official Journal.
The purpose of the Prior
Information Notice is to inform economic operators worldwide of the Permanent
From 24 to 26 March 2015, Members of the Hague Conference gathered in The Hague for the meeting of the Council on General Affairs and Policy. The Council was attended by a record 180 participants, representing 64 Members, one admitted State, two interested States and observers from 16 IGO / NGOs.
The Council reviewed the work of the Organisation during the prior year and charted the...