Meeting of the Council on General Affairs and Policy
The Council on General Affairs and Policy (CGAP) of the HCCH met online from 1 to 5 March 2021, with over 350 participants. Over the course of five days, HCCH Members reviewed progress made to date and agreed on the work programme for the year ahead. More information is available here.
Several important developments relating to Membership and HCCH Conventions occurred during the meeting:
- Thailand deposited its instrument of acceptance of the Statute, becoming the 88thMember of the HCCH.
- El Salvador applied to become a Member of the HCCH. Following a six-month voting period and provided a majority of votes have been cast in its favour, El Salvador will be invited to become a Member by accepting the Statute of the HCCH.