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The interplay between international child abduction cases and international refugee law

The interplay between international private law in the field of parental child abduction and international asylum law has not been discussed in depth in contemporary legal research. Both regimes seemi…

The interaction between human rights instruments and the 1980 Hague Convention on what regards the right of children to be heard

The interaction between human rights instruments and the 1980 Hague Convention on what regards the right of children to be heard[1] The UNCRC[2] explicitly mentions the right to information in its Art…

Overlooking Children in International Child Abduction cases leads to feelings of helplessness and anxiety

About International child abductions International child abduction occurs when one parent takes or keeps the child abroad without the consent of the other parent. In this situation, both young people …

Mediation Week 2021: Benefits of mediation as an alternative to court proceedings in family conflicts

The third week of October marks International Mediation Week, where organisations in the United States and across Europe join forces to raise awareness about mediation and its advantages to resolving …

The AMICABLE Project: Tackling the EU Mediation Paradox

AMICABLE Project Presents: An EU-wide Practical Legal Guidebook “Best Practice Tool” and four country-specific Best Practice Tools (for Spain, Poland, Italy and Germany) assisting Lawyers and Judges w…