The Judges' Newsletter on International Child Protection - Vol. XX / Summer-Autumn 2013

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Table of contents

Special Focus

Concentration of jurisdiction under the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

  • Introduction, Philippe LORTIE
  • Australia, The Honourable Diana BRYANT AO
  • Belgium, Myriam DE HEMPTINNE
  • Bulgaria, Judge Bogdana JELIAVSKA
  • Canada, The Honourable Justice Robyn M. DIAMOND
  • China (Hong Kong SAR), Deputy High Court Judge Bebe Pui Ying CHU
  • Cyprus, The Honourable Justice George A. SERGHIDES
  • Dominican Republic, Antonia Josefina GRULLÓN BLANDINO
  • Finland, Justice Elisabeth BYGGLIN
  • France, Mrs Isabelle GUYON-RENARD
  • Germany, Judge Sabine BRIEGER
  • Hungary, Judge dr. Márta GYENGE-NAGY
  • Israel, Judge Benzion GREENBERGER
  • The Netherlands, Annette C. OLLAND
  • Panama, Delia P. CEDEÑO
  • Paraguay, María Eugenia GIMÉNEZ DE ALLEN
  • South Africa, The Honourable Mrs Justice Belinda VAN HEERDEN
  • Sweden, Judge Ann-Sofie BEXELL
  • Switzerland, Daniel BÄHLER
  • United Kingdom (England and Wales), The Right Honourable Lord Justice Mathew THORPE
  • United Kingdom (Northern Ireland), The Honourable Justice Ben STEPHENS

Regional Perspectives

  • The links between Common Law and Civil Law worlds in South American States,
    Graciela TAGLE

International Child Protection Projects

  • 6th World Congress on Family Law and Children’s Rights “Building Bridges From Principle to Reality”, 17 - 20 March 2013, Sydney, Australia, The Honourable Justice Robyn M. DIAMOND
  • Resolutions from the 6th World Congress on Family Law and Children’s Rights
  • The Euromed Justice III Project – Establishment of a Handbook on Good Practices concerning the resolution of cross-border family conflicts in the Euro-Mediterranean region, Juliane HIRSCH 

Members of the International Hague Network of Judges

Personal Note


Conventions (incl. Protocols and Principles)