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Participating Hague Convention Countries



The following countries serve as signatories to the Hague Abduction Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. The date indicates when the treaty became effective with the United States.

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Anguilla 06/01/2008
Argentina 06/01/1991
Australia 07/01/1988
Austria 10/01/1988
Bahamas, The 01/01/1994
Belgium 05/01/1999
Belize 11/01/1989
Bermuda 03/01/1999
Bosnia and Herzegovina 12/01/1991
Brazil 12/01/2003
Bulgaria 01/01/2005
Burkina Faso 11/01/1992
Canada 07/01/1988
Cayman Islands 08/01/1988
Chile 07/01/1994
Colombia 06/01/1996
Costa Rica 01/01/2008
Croatia 12/01/1991
Cyprus 03/01/1995
Czech Republic 03/01/1998
Denmark 07/01/1991
Dominican Republic 06/01/2007
Ecuador 04/01/1992
El Salvador 06/01/2007
Estonia 05/01/2007
Falkland Islands 06/01/1998
Finland 08/01/1994
France 07/01/1988
Germany 12/01/1990
Greece 06/01/1993
Guatemala 01/01/2008
Honduras 06/01/1994
Hong Kong 09/01/1997
Hungary 07/01/1988
Iceland 12/01/1996
Ireland 10/01/1991
Isle of Man 09/01/1991
Israel 12/01/1991
Italy 05/01/1995
Japan 04/01/2014
Latvia 05/01/2007
Lithuania 05/01/2007
Luxembourg 07/01/1988
Macau 03/01/1999
Macedonia, Republic of 12/01/1991
Malta 02/01/2003
Mauritius 10/01/1993
Mexico 10/01/1991
Monaco 06/01/1993
Montenegro 12/01/1991
Montserrat 03/01/1999
Morocco 06/01/2010
Netherlands 09/01/1990
New Zealand 10/01/1991
Norway 04/01/1989
Panama 06/01/1994
Paraguay 01/01/2008
Peru 06/01/2007
Poland 11/01/1992
Portugal 07/01/1998
Republic of Korea 11/01/2013
Romania 06/01/1993
Saint Kitts and Nevis 06/01/1995
San Marino 01/01/2008
Serbia 12/01/1991
Singapore 05/01/2012
Slovakia 02/01/2001
Slovenia 04/01/1995
South Africa 11/01/1997
Spain 07/01/1988
Sri Lanka 01/01/2008
Sweden 06/01/1989
Switzerland 07/01/1988
Turkey 08/01/2000
Thailand 04/01/2016
Ukraine 09/01/2007
United Kingdom 07/01/1988
Trinidad and Tobago 08/01/2013
Uruguay 09/01/2004
Venezuela 01/01/1997
Zimbabwe 08/01/1995
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