International Child Abduction - The inadequacies of the Law - Thalia Kruger
Sets the problem of child abduction within its international context. It looks at the families in which abductions took place, how preparations were made for an abduction, the quest for the return of the child (including legal proceedings), and the aftermath of the abductions.
My Child? Our Child! Prevention Guide International Child Abduction
A guide intended to be a working tool for professionals who deal with international child abduction in their day-to-day practice. It helps detect a possible risk of international child abduction more quickly, to better assess an effective risk and to launch an appropriate assistance.
Family Mediation in International Family Conflicts
Brunilda Pali & Sandra Voet
Identifies data on potential informants and target groups of national and international training institutes, medication associations and trainers working in family mediation.
Guide to good practice Child Abduction Convention: Mediation
This guide promotes good practices in mediation and other processes in international family disputes concerning children which fall within the scope of the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
Transfrontier contact concerning children. General Principles and a Guide to good practice
Guide setting out principles & good practices regarding implementation & application on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, drawing attention to provisions in respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children & providing an overall model for constructing an international system of co-operation.
Guide to good practice Child Abduction Convention: Part IV - Enforcement
Guide with sections on Measures available in the requested State, their content and the conditions for their application; Legal challenges; The effect of legal challenges on the enforceability of return orders; The enforcement procedure and the actors involved; Promoting voluntary compliance; The child; Co-operation among actors within the requested State; Cross-border co-operation to ensure safe return; Training and education
Guide to good practice Child Abduction Convention: Part III - Preventive Measures
Deals with preventive measures. Preventing abduction is a key aim of the 1980 Convention and it is widely acknowledged that it is better to prevent abduction than to have to seek a child's return after abduction
Guide to good practice Child Abduction Convention: Part II - Implementing Measures
Guide with sections on Key operating principles; The path to signature and ratification or accession; Methods of implementation; Central Authorities; Organisation of the courts; Legal procedural matters; Legal aid and assistance; Aids to interpretation; Facilitating acceptance of accessions.
Guide to good practice Child Abduction Convention: Part I - Central Authority Practice
Guide with sections on Key operating principles; Establishing and consolidating the Central Authority; Abduction applications outgoing & incoming: role of the requesting Central Authority; Access applications: role of requesting and requested Central Authorities & other important functions and issues.
Explanatory Report on the 1980 Hague Child Abduction Convention
Report on the general characteristics of the Hague Conference on private international law
Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
Scope of the convention; Central authorities; Return of Children; Rights of Access; General Provisions: Final Clauses;
Council Regulation (EC) N. 2201/2003 of 27 November 2003 concerning jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgements in matrimonial matters and the matters of parental responsibilities
Regulation EC2201/2003 concerning jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters and the matters of parental responsibility
Report from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council and the European Economic and Social Committee on the Application of the Brussels IIa Regulation
Report on on the application of Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 concerning jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgements in matrimonial matters and the matters of parental responsibility
An evaluation of the long-term effectiveness of Mediation in cases of International Parental Child Abduction
This research attempts to fill an important gap in the critical research in this field by evaluating the long-term effectiveness of mediation in cases of international parental child abduction and the effectiveness of the agreements reached within mediation
International Child Abduction - The effects
This two-year research project considered the long and short term effects of international parental child abduction and included an investigation of the effects on the abducted child through child interviews conducted by senior CAFCASS officers
The outcomes for children returned following an abduction
The aim of this research was to investigate the outcome for children returned to a European destination following an abduction concentrating on the lived realities of the international abduction experience for the family members afflicted by it
Cross-border family mediation. International parental abduction, custody and access cases
Christoph Paul & Sybille Kiesewetter
This book wants to provide both work aids for practical activity and training materials for mediation training in cross-border conflicts involving parents and children.
Studies in private international law: Mediating International Child Abduction Cases: The Hague Convention
What is meant by Convention mediation? How can a mediation process fit within the constraints of the Convention? Why offer mediation in Convention cases given the existing legal framework? This book addresses these questions and in so doing seeks to encourage enthusiasm about the use of mediation in the Convention context to greater practice
Enlèvement parental international d'enfants
Christine Guy-Ecabert, Elisabeth Volckrick
Saisir le juge ou s'engager dans la médiation ?
Cross-border parental child abduction
Advice to international couples who separate and where one partner wishes to move to another European country.
Reporter: A European divorce with children
What happens to the kids when their parents, nationals of different EU states, go their separate ways? EuroparlTV examined the case of a French-German couple.
Cross-border parental child abduction in the European Union
Dr. Lukas HECKENDORN URSCHELER, Dr. Ilaria PRETELL
This study aims at analysing the international, European and national legal framework applicable to cross-border parental child abduction, with a view to proposing recommendations for the improvement of the current system.
Behind the Curtains of International Child Abduction Proceedings
Anca Crihana, Anca-Raluca Sas & Tudor-Cristian Ciobanu
Have you ever heard about parents abducting their own child to another country? A parent takes away his child from the other parent or he refuses to return the child. What about the child’s best interests? What does the child actually want? What is his/her perspective on the abduction? Is it important to hear the voice of the child? Should the judge give weight to his/her testimony?
The Need for Concentrated Jurisdiction in Handling Parental Child Abduction Cases in the United States
Keelikolani Lee Ho
Taking examples from the international community, this comment explores the arguments for and against changing jurisdiction in the United States. This comment also provides a discussion of judicial best practices and stresses the need to expedite the return of abducted children.
The European hotline number for missing children: A practical guide for hotline operators
Missing Children Europe
It contains key recommendations and examples of existing practices that every NGO running, or wishing to run, the 116000 hotline can draw inspiration from and make use of.