Launch of iChild pilot, the Electronic Case Management System for the 1980 International Child Abduction Convention

INTRODUCTION OF MORE EFFICIENT SYSTEMS FOR DEALING WITH INTERNATIONAL CHILD ABDUCTION Launch of iChild pilot, the Electronic Case Management System for the 1980 International Child Abduction Conventionby the Hague Conference and WorldReach   The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law and WorldReach Software Corporation officially launched the iChild pilot...

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Latin American Judges' Seminar

A Latin American Judges' Seminar is being held at Monterrey (Mexico) from 2-4 December 2004 under the auspices of the Hague Conference on Private International Law. Judges and other authorities from Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, the United States, Uruguay and...

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Malta judicial Conference on Cross-frontier Family Law issues - Building Bridges and Protecting Children

PRESS RELEASE  International Child Protection, and the development of co-operation between European States and States of the Islamic tradition from the Mediterranean region, are two interconnected themes of an important Conference which is to take place in Malta from 14 to 17 March 2004.The Conference on Cross-Frontier Family Law Issues will be attended by top ranking judges and Government...

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Common Law Judicial Conference on International Child Custody

From 17-21 September 2000, a Common Law Judicial Conference on International Child Custody took place in Washington, hosted by the U.S. Department of State. The following six countries participated: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United States. Judges representing these delegations proposed "Best Practices" to improve operation of the Hague Convention of 25 October...

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Judges' Seminar on the International Protection of Children

On the initiative of the French and German Ministers of Justice, a Judges' Seminar on International Protection of Children was held at the Conference Centre De Ruwenberg, near 's-Hertogenbosch, from 3-6 June 2000, with the support of the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on private international law.Twelve judges from France, twelve from Germany, seven from Italy and six from the...

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Ratification by Turkey

On Wednesday, 31 May 2000, the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction was ratified by Turkey. The Convention will enter into force for Turkey on 1 August 2000....

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