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HCCH Monthly Update: November 2022

Conventions & Instruments

On 1 November 2022, the 2000 Protection of Adults Convention entered into force for Greece. The Convention currently has 14 Contracting Parties. More information is available here.

On 11 November 2022, Malta signed the 2000 Protection of Adults Convention, during the first meeting of the Special Commission on the Practical Operation of the Convention. The Convention will enter into force for Malta further to the deposit of its instrument of ratification, in accordance with Article 53 of the Convention. More information is available here.

HCCH Monthly Update: October 2022

Conventions & Instruments

On 1 October 2022, the 2007 Child Support Convention entered into force for the Philippines. At present, 44 States and the European Union are bound by the Convention. More information is available here.

On 4 October 2022, Cabo Verde deposited its instrument of accession to the 1980 Child Abduction Convention and 1996 Child Protection Convention. With the accession of Cabo Verde, the Child Abduction Convention now has 102 Contracting Parties. It will enter into force for Cabo Verde on 1 January 2023. For the Child Protection Convention, with the accession of Cabo Verde it now has 54 Contracting Parties. The Convention will enter into force for Cabo Verde on 1 August 2023. More information is available here.

HCCH Monthly Update: September 2022

Meetings & Events

On 1-2 September 2022, the HCCH Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean organised a judicial training on the 1980 Child Abduction Convention and 1996 Child Protection Convention in Barbados, attended by judges and senior practitioners in the field of child abduction from Barbados, the Bahamas, Belize and Trinidad and Tobago.

On 8 September 2022, the HCCH Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean organised a judicial training on the 1980 Child Abduction Convention in Trinidad and Tobago, attended by judges in the field of child abduction from Trinidad and Tobago and the Bahamas.