25th Anniversary of the 1996 Child Protection Convention

19 October 2021

 

HCCH|Approach Global Event (19 October 2021):

Welcome
Dr Christophe Bernasconi, Secretary General, HCCH

The HCCH 1996 Child Protection Convention: An Overview
Dr Gérardine Goh Escolar, First Secretary, HCCH

The Significance of the HCCH 1996 Child Protection Convention in implementing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
Prof. Olga Khazova, Former Member (2013-2021), UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

The Impact of the HCCH 1996 Child Protection Convention in the Protection of Children Across Borders
Jean Ayoub, Secretary General, International Social Service (ISS)

The HCCH 1996 Child Protection Convention in Australia: Achievements and Challenges
The Hon. Justice Victoria Bennett AO, Judge, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1)

The HCCH 1996 Child Protection Convention in Latin America: Achievements and Challenges
Prof. Nieve Rubaja, University of Buenos Aires

The Effectiveness of the HCCH 1996 Child Protection Convention having regard to the Best Interests of the Child
The Hon. Justice Martina Erb-Klünemann, District Court of Hamm, Germany

Relocation, Custody and Access under the HCCH 1996 Child Protection Convention
Carolina Marín Pedreño, Partner, Dawson Cornwell

Kafala in the Context of the HCCH 1996 Child Protection Convention
The Hon. Justice Hassan Brahimi, Specialist in Private International Law, Former Representative of the Central Authority, Morocco

Placement of Children across Borders in the context of the HCCH 1996 Child Protection Convention
Joëlle Schickel-Küng, Co-Head, Private International Law Unit, Federal Office of Justice, Berne, Switzerland

Parental Responsibility under the HCCH 1996 Child Protection Convention
The Hon. Justice Baratang Constance Mocumie, Supreme Court of Appeal, Bloemfontein, South Africa

Children on the Move: Article 6 of the HCCH 1996 Child Protection Convention and its interaction with Other Treaty Frameworks
Raquel Salinas Peixoto, Legal Officer, HCCH

A World Without the HCCH 1996 Child Protection Convention: A Uniquely U.S. Perspective to Cross-Border Children’s Cases
Melissa Kucinski, Founder and Partner, MK Family Law

The Case for Acceding to the HCCH 1996 Child Protection Convention: Views from Nigeria
Dr Onyoja Momoh, Barrister, 5 Pump Court Chambers

Perspectives on the 1996 Convention from the Outside Looking In
Edwin Freedman, Attorney, Law Offices of Edwin Freedman

The Case for Acceding to the HCCH 1996 Child Protection Convention: Views from the Philippines
Prof. Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan, Director, Institute of Human Rights, UP Law Centre

The HCCH's Development in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Future of the 1996 Child Protection Convention in the Region
Prof. Nuria Gonzalez-Martin, Senior Researcher, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

The HCCH 1996 Child Protection Convention at 25: Going from Silver to Gold - a Panel Discussion
Moderator:
Rachael Kelsey, Partner, SKO Family Law Specialists
Panellists:
Mia Dambach, Executive Director, Child Identity Protection (CHIP)
Petra Hubová, Legal Counsel, Office for International Legal Protection of Children, Czech Republic
Michał Kubalski, Head of Family Law Unit, The Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights, Poland
Henry Setright QC, Barrister, 4 Paper Buildings
Dr Daniel Trecca, Head, Central Authority, Uruguay

HCCH|Approach Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) Event (28 September 2021):

Recording of HCCH|Approach ROAP Event