Conference on International Child Abduction and Human Rights, 16 October
The University of Antwerp (Research Group Personal Rights and Real Rights) and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law are organising a conference on International Child Abduction and Human Rights: A Critical Assessment of the Status Quo.
The confernce will take place in Antwerp – Stadscampus – R.212 – Rodestraat- on 16 October 2014.
Register through http://www.biicl.org/event/1061
10.00-10.30 Registration and coffee
10.30-10.45 Welcome (Thalia Kruger and Eva Lein)
Chair: Maarit Jänterä-Jareborg, Uppsala University
10.45-11.45 Panel on recent case law (Karin Verbist and Carolina Marín Pedreño)
11.45-12.15 United States Supreme Court Hague Abduction Decisions: Developing a Global Jurisprudence (Linda Silberman)
12.15-12.45 The Role of Central Authorities (Andrea Schulz)
Chair: Frederik Swennen, University of Antwerp
14.00-14.30 Keynote Address, Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference: ?”Quo vadis 1980 Convention” (Marta Pertegas)
14.30-15.00 Keynote Address, European Commission: “Quo vadis Brussels IIbis” ?(Michael Wilderspin)
15.00-15.30 Children’s Rights and Children’s Interests: (Helen Stalford)
15.30-16.00 Is Harmonised Case Law Possible? (Paul Beaumont)
16.00-16.30 The Concerns of Children’s Organisations: (Hilde Demarré and Alison Shalaby)