Wednesday, April 1, 2020
On April 1, 2020, the Convention of 29 May 1993 on the Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (the “Adoption Convention”) entered into force for the Republic of the Congo, following the deposit of its instrument of accession on 11 December 2019. The Adoption Convention now has 102 Contracting Parties.
The Republic of the Congo is not a yet a member of the Hague Conference on Private International Law. The Adoption Convention is the first HCCH Convention it has joined.