The Judges' Newsletter on International Child Protection - Vol. XIX / Winter-Spring 2013

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Table of contents

Special Focus

The Sixth Meeting of the Special Commission on the Practical Operation of the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention and the 1996 Hague Child Protection Convention, Part II, 25-31 January 2012

  • Introduction
  • Cross-Border Recognition and Enforcement of Mediated Agreements
  • Direct Judicial Communications (1980 and 1996 Hague Conventions)
  • Domestic and Family Violence in the context of Return Proceedings and under Article 13(1)b) of the 1980 Convention
  • International Family Relocation
  • Future of the Malta Process
  • Report on the Services and Strategies provided by the Hague Conference in relation to the 1980 and 1996 Conventions
  • Conclusions and Recommendations

Judicial Communications

  • Report of the Dutch Office of the Liaison Judge International Child Protection (BLIK)
  • Report of the German members of the International Hague Network of Judges, Sabine Brieger and Martina Erb-Klünemann
  • The Annual Report of the Office of the Head of International Family Justice for England and Wales: A Brief Summary, Victoria Miller
  • Case studies extracted from the Annual Report of the Office of the Head of International Family Justice for England and Wales

Regional Perspectives

  • The Work of the Hague Conference on Private International Law and its Relevance for the Caribbean Region and Bermuda, Hamilton, Bermuda (21-24 May 2012)
  • Intercountry Adoption in Africa
  • Intercountry Adoption Workshop, Dakar, Senegal (27-30 November 2012)

International Child Protection Projects

  • European Judicial Training Network (EJTN) - Seminar on Child Abduction, Prague, Czech Republic (10-11 May 2012)
  • 2nd Meeting of the Central American Judicial Council (CJC) (26-27 June 2012)
  • The 2012 International Family Justice Judicial Conference, Hong Kong (28-31 August 2012)
  • 9th German-Anglophone Judicial Conference, Thun, Switzerland (26-28 September 2012)

Hague Conference Update

  • Annual meeting of the Council on General Affairs and Policy of the Hague Conference 17-20 April 2012)
  • Latest Developments in Latin America
  • The Intercountry Adoption Technical Assistance Program (ICATAP): An Update
  •  Official opening of the Hague Conference on Private International Law Asia Pacific Regional Office in Hong Kong (13 December 2012)

Hague Children’s Conventions Status

Members of the International Hague Network of Judges

Personal Note

Conventions (incl. Protocols and Principles)