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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01 October 2007
Launch of INCASTAT

On 28 September 2007, an electronic statistical database, INCASTAT, was launched, which generates the Annual Statistical Forms concerning return and access applications relating to the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 ...

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21 August 2007
80 Contracting States for Child Abduction Convention

On 1 March 2007, Armenia became the 80th Contracting State to the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention. This Convention entered into force for Armenia on 1 June 2007. On the same day (1 March 2007), Armenia also acceded ...

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20 December 2006
Inter-American Expert Meeting on International Child Abduction

The Hague, 10 November 2006Experts from the Inter-American Children’s Institute (IIN) and the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) co-ordinated the Inter-American expert meeting on international child abd ...

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30 March 2006
Second Malta Judicial Conference on Cross-Frontier Family Law Issues

From 19 until 22 March 2006, the Second Malta Judicial Conference on Cross-Frontier Family Law Issues was held, hosted by the Government of Malta in collaboration with the Hague Conference on Private International Law (c ...

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13 December 2005
Latin American Judges’ Seminar: The Hague Children’s Conventions and Cross-Border Protection of Children within Latin America

On 28 November - 3 December, 2005, 18 Judges, from Argentina, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, United States of America, Uruguay, a ...

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30 November 2005
Launch of iChild pilot, the Electronic Case Management System for the 1980 International Child Abduction Convention

INTRODUCTION OF MORE EFFICIENT SYSTEMS FOR DEALING WITH INTERNATIONAL CHILD ABDUCTION Launch of iChild pilot, the Electronic Case Management System for the 1980 International Child Abduction Conventionby the Hague Confer ...

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17 October 2005
The Hague Conference publishes brochure on the protection of children across international frontiers

Contents of the brochure: International child abduction Intercountry adoption International child protection Draft Hague Convention on the international recovery of child support and other forms of family maintenance Inf ...

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03 December 2004
Latin American Judges' Seminar

A Latin American Judges' Seminar is being held at Monterrey (Mexico) from 2-4 December 2004 under the auspices of the Hague Conference on Private International Law. Judges and other authorities from Argentina, Belize, Br ...

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