10 May 2010
The NEW INCADAT was launched on 30 April 2010

A new version of the International Child Abduction Database - INCADAT - was launched on 30 April 2010. The new INCADAT website gives access to a completely revised and modernised database of case-law under the 1980 Hague ...

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26 March 2010
International Judicial Conference on Cross-Border Family Relocation

 download the Declaration in English | Français | Español | Deutsch                  INTERNATIONAL JUDICIAL CONFERENCE ON CROSS-BORDER FAMILY RELOCATION WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 23-25 MARCH 2010 co-orga ...

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09 March 2010
Hague Child Abduction Convention soon to be in force for Morocco (Press Release)

PRESS RELEASE INTERNATIONAL CHILD ABDUCTION - MOROCCO JOINS THE HAGUE CONVENTION The Hague Conference is pleased to receive advice that Morocco has acceded to the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects ...

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23 February 2010
African Governments urged to adopt Hague Conventions on Children

High officials, judges and other experts from States in the Southern and Eastern African Region call for closer inter-State co-operation to protect vulnerable children in cross-frontier situations, and support implementa ...

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17 November 2009
States strengthen co-operation on international child support

Press release  Representatives from over 50 States and the European Community have agreed on a number of practical measures and principles to promote and implement a new Convention on the recovery of international chil ...

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24 March 2009
Third Malta Conference on Cross-Frontier Family Law Issues

Third Malta Judicial Conference on Cross-Frontier Family Law Issues, hosted by the Government of Malta in collaboration with the Hague Conference on Private International Law St. Julian’s (Malta), 24-26 March 2009 Purpos ...

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03 February 2009
10th anniversary of International Network of Judges for International Child Protection

A small celebration to mark the 10th anniversary of the International Hague Network of Judges was held in Brussels on Friday 16 January 2009. The creation of an international network of judges for international child pro ...

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02 February 2009
Joint EC-HCCH Conference on Direct Judicial Communications on Family Law Matters and the Development of Judicial Networks

On 15-16 January 2009, judges and experts from more than 50 countries and representatives from leading international judges associations met in Brussels (Belgium), under the auspices of the European Commission and the Ha ...

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18 December 2008
Publication of Guide on Transfrontier Contact Concerning Children

Transfrontier Contact Concerning Children The Permanent Bureau is pleased to announce the publication of General Principles and Guide to Good Practice on Transfrontier Contact Concerning Children. The purpose of this Gui ...

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04 October 2007
Second IIN-HCCH Meeting of Governmental Experts on International Child Abduction by one of their Parents

The Second Meeting of Governmental Experts on International Child Abduction by one of their Parents took place in Buenos Aires from 19 to 21 September 2007. Participants were mainly Judges and Central Authority officers ...

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