The Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH)

Through the Embassy, Colombia participates as Observer State in The Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCP), in particular it works on the created conventions within this organization and that Colombia has ratified.

Ratified Conventions:

  • Convention of 5 October 1961 abolishing the requirement for the legalization of foreign public documents.
  • Convention of 15 November 1965 about the notification or transfer abroad of judicial and extrajudicial documents on Civil or Commercial affairs.
  • Convention of 18 March 1970 about obtaining proves abroad on civil and commercial affairs.
  • Convention of 25 October 1980 about civil aspects of international child abduction.
  • Convention of 29 May 1993 in relation to child protection and cooperation on international adoption. 
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