Meeting of the Council on General Affairs and Policy
The Council on General Affairs and Policy of the HCCH met online from 28 February to 4 March 2022, with over 450 participants. Over the course of five days, HCCH Members reviewed progress made to date and agreed on the work programme for the year ahead in terms of normative, non-normative and governance work. More information is available here.
Several important developments relating to Membership and HCCH Conventions occurred during the meeting:
- El Salvador deposited its instrument of acceptance of the Statute, becoming the 91stMember of the HCCH.
- Ecuador signed the 2007 Child Support Convention and 2007 Maintenance Obligations Protocol and deposited its instrument of ratification of both instruments, which will enter into force on 1 July 2022.