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Join fellow parents and friends of internationally-abducted children in Washington DC, May 22-24 for iStand 2019: Hope on the Horizon!

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Thursday, May 23 • 10:45am - 11:45am
Session II Cross Border Mediation in Non-Hague Countries

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Parents and advocates of children abducted to non-Hague nations or to nations with weak judicial systems have fewer options to pursue their return through courts.  In such cases, mediation may be an option for gaining access and returns.

The session discusses mediation as an option (where possible and appropriate) to resolve abduction cases. It explores existing resources and practical challenges in conducting cross-border mediation in non-Hague countries.

Speakers
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Rami Zahr, JD

Rami Zahr was Senior Case Manager at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). For over twelve years, he successfully managed hundreds of cases involving children abducted to Hague and non-Hague countries. In addition, he developed abduction prevention strategies... Read More →


Thursday May 23, 2019 10:45am - 11:45am
U.S. Institute of Peace - Farooq Kathwari Amphitheatre 2301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037

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