The Voice of the Child in International Child Abduction Proceedings in Europe: Case Law Results

This research investigates (i) whether and how judges consider the best interests of the child in judicial proceedings following an international child abduction, and (ii) whether judges hear the children in this regard.

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Bouncing back: Ensuring the wellbeing of children in cases of international child abduction

Research study findings of the factors that influence the wellbeing of children abducted by a parent.

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Quickscan on the right of the child to be heard in the European Union

This is a quickscan of all 28 EU Member States on the right of the child to be heard in national legal systems. Information is clustered per country and put to a check with experts in each legal system separately.

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Training in International Family Mediation

This research report has been prepared in the framework of the project Training in International Family Mediation implemented by Child Focus (Belgium) in cooperation with project partners Mediation bei internationalen Kindschaftskonflikten (Mikk e.V.) (Germany), Leuven Institute of Criminology (LINC) in the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K.U.Leuven) (Belgium) and associate partner Centrum Internationale Kinderontvoering (Netherlands). The project was implemented during two years from 01 July 2010 until 30 June 2012.

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