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HCCH Monthly Update: October 2020 

Membership On 21 October 2020, Nicaragua deposited its instrument of acceptance of the Statute, becoming the 86th Member of the HCCH. More information is

HCCH Monthly Update: September 2020

Membership On 7 September 2020, Nicaragua and Thailand were issued with certificates confirming an affirmative vote in favour of their respective admissions as Members of the HCCH, following a six-month voting period which ended on 4 September 2020. Both Nicaragua and Thailand are now each invited to deposit an instrument of acceptance of the HCCH […]

HCCH Internship Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for three- to six-month legal internships at the HCCH Permanent Bureau in The Hague, for the period from January to June 2021. Interns work with our legal teams in the areas of family & child protection law, legal cooperation, dispute resolution, and commercial & financial law. It’s a great way to […]

HCCH Update: COVID-19 and the electronic Apostille Programme (e-APP)

The 1961 Apostille Convention has facilitated the circulation of public documents abroad for almost 60 years. The electronic Apostille Programme (e-APP) has supported the continued operation of the Convention since 2006, facilitating the electronic issuance and verification of millions of Apostilles worldwide.  The COVID-19 situation may have restricted cross-border mobility, but individuals, families, and companies still need to have their public documents authenticated for use abroad. Current circumstances have […]