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Table of Contents

I - Special Focus: The Americas

The Latin American Judges' Seminar on the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

Summary (Ms. Marion Ely)

Introductory Comment (Professor William Duncan)


  • Mr. Michael Greco
  • Mr. Luis Roberto Fernandez-Reyes


  • Professor William Duncan
  • Professor Carlos Gabuardi
  • Mr. Piero Solari Zerpa

Background Reports

  • The Hon. Judge Jose Roberto de Jesus Trevino Sosa (Mexico)
  • The Hon. Judge Ricardo C. Perez Manrique (Uruguay)
  • The Hon. Judge Celso Ferreiro Filho (Brazil)
  • The Hon. Judge Ramona Gonzalez (United States of America)
  • The Hon. Judge Jacques Chamberland (Canada)

Actors involved in Hague Cases

  • Ms. Michelle Bernier-Toth
  • Ms. Luz Elena Lopez Rodea

General Themes

  • Mr. Adair Dyer
  • Mr. Philippe Lortie
  • Ms. Marfa Seoane de Chiodi
  • Ms. Marfa Mayela Celis Aguilar
  • Mr. Philippe Lortie

Comment (The Hon. Judge James D. Garbolino)

Follow-up Plans (The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference)

Conclusions and Recommendations

II - Other Regional Perspectives

  • The Hon. Judge Graciela Tagle de Ferreyra (Argentina)
  • Mr. Alfredo Gustavo Di Pietro (Argentina)
  • The Hon. Judge Marta Mendoza Cristobal(Mexico)

III - International Child Protection Conferences and Seminars

  • Reports on recent judicial conferences and seminars
  • Forthcoming events

IV - Hague Conference Update

V - Personal Notes

Conventions (incl. Protocols and Principles)