On 7-10 May the International Child Abduction Center of the Netherlands (Centre IKO) will host a conference for family lawyers who work in the field of in international parental child abduction. The event will take place in the Peace Palace in The Hague.
The conference is part of LEPCA (Lawyers in Europe on Parental Child Abduction), a project funded by the European Commission.
Speakers include mr Fred Teeven (Dutch Secretary of State for Security and Justice), mr Christophe Bernasconi (Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law), mrs Joanna Serdynska (European Commission DG Justice), and mr Lo Voi (Eurojust).
The remainder of the conference will take the form of interactive seminars on various topics of international child abduction by parents.
For further information and the programme see http://www.lepca.eu.