Human Rights – April 7, 2014 – Part 2

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Human Rights – April 7, 2014 – Part 2

The committee continues its study on the Hague Abduction Convention and other international mechanisms which look to resolve cross-border child custody disputes and international child abductions. Appearing as an individual, Jacques Chamberland, from the International Hague Network of Judges describes his organization’s role and provides both an overview and history of the Hague Convention during the first part of the meeting.

During the second segment of the meeting, Pina Arcamone from the Missing Children’s Network, Stephen Watkins of the iCHAPEAU Association and Lianna McDonald and Christy Dzikowicz from the Canadian Centre for Child Protection outline their respective organizations and provide recommendations to improve the process of resolving international child abductions.

Appearing as individuals as part of the third panel, Max Blitt, a fellow at the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and Carol Bruch, a professor from the School of Law at the University of California discuss the effectiveness of the Hague Convention from country to country and how to improve it.
(April 7, 2014)