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EU legal initiative on the recognition of parenthood

The EU has launched a legislative initiative on the recognition of parenthood between Member States. The adoption of a Proposal for a Regulation is foreseen for the second quarter of 2022.

The inception impact assessment and the feed-back received is available at . The public consultation is open until 25 August 2021.

An Experts Group is advising on the preparation of this legislative initiative. One of the twelve individual experts appointed is Prof. Cristina González Beilfuss, who is a member of the GEDIP. See ). Prof González Beilfuss is also member of the Hague Expert Group on Parentage.