Mediation
TitleCentral Contact Points for international family mediation
Description (or download in PDF, if available)AUSTRALIA

FOR THE COMMONWEALTH CENTRAL AUTHORITY

The Director - International Family Law Section
Family Law Branch
Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department
3-5 National Circuit
BARTON, ACT 2600
Australia
Tel.: +61 (2) 6141 3100
Fax: +61 (2) 6141 3246
Eemail: australiancentralauthority@ag.gov.au
Internet: www.ag.gov.au/childabduction

Persons to contact:

  • Tracy Ballantyne
    Director
    Tel.: +61 (2) 6141 6666
    Fax: +61 (2) 6141 3246
    Email: CentralAuthority@ag.gov.au

  • Ms Tamsyn Harvey
    Assistant Secretary
    Family Law Branch
    Attorney-General’s Department
    Tel.:  +61 (2) 6141 6666
    Fax: +61 (2) 6141 3246
    Email: CentralAuthority@ag.gov.au

FRANCE

Ministère de la Justice
Direction des Affaires Civiles et du Sceau
Bureau du droit de l'Union, du droit international privé et de l'entraide civile (BDIP)
13, Place Vendôme
75042 PARIS Cedex 01
France
Email: entraide-civile-internationale@justice.gouv.fr
Internet: http://www.justice.gouv.fr/


GERMANY 

Internationaler Sozialdienst (ISD)
The German Branch of International Social Service (ISD) im Deutschen Verein für öffentliche und private Fürsorge e.V.
Michaelkirchstr. 17-18
10179 Berlin-Mitte
Tel.: +49 (0)30/62 980-403
Fax: +49 (0)30/62 980-450
Email: isd@iss-ger.de; info@ZAnK.de
Internet: www.iss-ger.de; www.ZAnK.de


HUNGARY 

Ministry of Justice
Department of Private International Law
P.O. Box 2
1357 Budapest
Kossuth tér 2-4.
1055 BUDAPEST
Hungary
Tel.: +36 (1) 795-4846
Fax: +36 (1) 795-0463
Email: nmfo@im.gov.hu
Internet: www.kormany.hu
Languages of communication: English, German, French and Hungarian

NETHERLANDS

International Child Abduction Center
Postal box 2006
1200 CA Hilversum
Tel.:+31 (0) 88 800 90 00
Fax:+31 (0) 88 800 90 90
Email: info@kinderontvoering.org
Internet: www.kinderontvoering.org

Mediation Bureau (Part of Center IKO)
Postal box 2006
1200 CA Hilversum
Tel.: +31 (0) 88 800 90 09
Fax: +31 (0) 88 800 90 90
Email: info@mediationbureau.org
Internet: www.kinderontvoering.org/mediation
The languages spoken at the Mediation Bureau are Dutch and English. At the Center IKO people can also be assisted in French and Spanish.

Persons to contact:

  • Mr Coskun Çörüz LL.M., General Manager
  • Ms C. Lazar, Coordinator Mediation Bureau
  • Ms M. Schulte, webmaster Center IKO

PAKISTAN

Office of international cooperation of international family law
Room No 313 “S” Block
M/o Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs 
Pak Secretariat
Islamabad
Pakistan
Tel.: 051-9203053
Email: contact@molaw.gov.pk


RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Federal Institute of Mediation (FIM)
No 51, Lyusinovskaya Street
MOSCOW 117997
Russian Federation
Tel.: +7 (499) 253 2656
Fax: +7 (499) 253 1111
Email: ccphc@fedim.ru
Languages of communication: Russian, English, French
Contact persons: Natalia Butyrskaya, Karina Gevorkova


SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Centrum pre medzinárodnoprávnu ochranu detí a mládeže (Centre for International Legal Protection of Children and Youth)
Špitálska 8
P.O. Box 57
814 99 Bratislava
Tel.: +421 (2) 2046 3208
Fax: +421 (2) 5975 3258
Email: cipc@cipc.gov.sk
Internet: http://www.cipc.sk/
Person to contact: Ms JUDr. Andrea Císarová (the director)
Languages of communication: English (preferred), French


UNITED STATES

U.S. Department of State
Office of Children’s Issues (CA/OCS/CI)
SA-17, 9th Floor
Washington, DC 20522-1709
United States of America
Tel.: +1 (202) 485-6300
Fax: +1(202) 485- 6221
Internet: http://travel.state.gov/abduction/abduction_580.html

Person to contact:

  • Beth H. Cooper
    Branch Chief, Incoming Abductions
    Office of Children's Issues
    U.S. Central Authority for the Hague Abduction Convention
    U.S. Department of State
    Tel: +1 202 485-6300
    Fax: +1 202-485-6221
    Email: CooperBH@state.gov