international child abduction
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BRUSSELS IIa regulation: Mediation between parents and listening to children in court cases affecting them makes all the difference

BRUSSELS IIa regulation: Mediation between parents and listening to children in court cases affecting them makes all the difference

The European Parliament voted on a set of amendments to the Brussels IIa Regulation proposal, the most important judicial instrument in cases of international child abduction. Here are the two most relevant amendments and our accompanying recommendations.

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Caught in the middle: Children abducted by a parent make up 23% of missing children cases

Caught in the middle: Children abducted by a parent make up 23% of missing children cases

To raise awareness of parental abduction and mediation, a symposium “Caught in the middle” will be organised at the European Parliament on June 8th to connect the dots between mediators, policy makers, legal professionals, hotlines for missing children on issues related to parental abductions/cross-border family conflicts.
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