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Cross-border child protection: legal and social perspectives

From  21 – 23 October there was an international  conference , Cross Border Child Protection, held in Genève, where ISS/Netherlands was represented. This conference  was an initiative of  ISS/IRC ( International Reference Centre) and  HCCH  ( Hague Conference on Private International Law).

The conference was well attended, with 279 delegates from 69 countries. including over 45 governments and  judges, academics, lawyers and others working in related fields.  The  Conference focused on the 1996 Hague Convention. Cross-border child protection, legal and social perspectives, towards a better protection of children worldwide. There was a separate Workshop on international family mediation, which was very successful.

For the Conference’s final Conclusions and Recommendations document: