Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Convention on Protection of Children and Co-Operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption

Convention on Protection of Children and Co-Operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption 185 Convention on Protection of Children and Co-Operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (Adopted at the 17th session of the Hague Conference on Private International Law) Maarit Jänterä-Jareborg * 1. Introduction The seventeenth session and centenary of the Hague Conference on Private International Law concluded with a Draft Convention on protection of chil- dren and co-operation in respect of intercountry adoption. This was adopted unanimously by the 66 States present at the session on May 29, 1993. The Convention was immediately signed by Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico and Romania. By the end of April 1994, the Convention had been signed by 13 States, including both States of origin of children adopted abroad and receiving States, i.e., countries to which the children are adopted. Finland was the first Nordic State to sign the Convention (April 1994), and Denmark, Nor- way and Sweden are expected to do so in the near future. The Convention will enter into force after it has been ratified, accepted or approved of by three Member States of the conference or other States which participated in the sev- enteenth session. Intercountry adoptions (also called "international adoptions") involve a child living in one country, the prospective adoptive http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nordic Journal of International Law Brill

Convention on Protection of Children and Co-Operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption

Nordic Journal of International Law , Volume 63 (1-4): 185 – Jan 1, 1994

Loading next page...
 
/lp/brill/convention-on-protection-of-children-and-co-operation-in-respect-of-yQ1TCeOi6u

References

References for this paper are not available at this time. We will be adding them shortly, thank you for your patience.

Publisher
Brill
Copyright
© 1994 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
0902-7351
eISSN
1571-8107
DOI
10.1163/157181094X00815
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

185 Convention on Protection of Children and Co-Operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (Adopted at the 17th session of the Hague Conference on Private International Law) Maarit Jänterä-Jareborg * 1. Introduction The seventeenth session and centenary of the Hague Conference on Private International Law concluded with a Draft Convention on protection of chil- dren and co-operation in respect of intercountry adoption. This was adopted unanimously by the 66 States present at the session on May 29, 1993. The Convention was immediately signed by Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico and Romania. By the end of April 1994, the Convention had been signed by 13 States, including both States of origin of children adopted abroad and receiving States, i.e., countries to which the children are adopted. Finland was the first Nordic State to sign the Convention (April 1994), and Denmark, Nor- way and Sweden are expected to do so in the near future. The Convention will enter into force after it has been ratified, accepted or approved of by three Member States of the conference or other States which participated in the sev- enteenth session. Intercountry adoptions (also called "international adoptions") involve a child living in one country, the prospective adoptive

Journal

Nordic Journal of International LawBrill

Published: Jan 1, 1994

There are no references for this article.