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Lecture

Protecting the rights of families and children in a changing world

Date
Friday 3 November 2017
Time
Location
The Hague Institute for Global Justice
Sophialaan 10
2514 JR The Hague

On 3 November 2017 in The Hague Institute for Global Justice in The Hague, Prof. Ton Liefaard (Professor of Children's Rights at Leiden University and UNICEF Chair in Children’s Rights), will address members and non-members of the Royal Netherlands Society of International Law (KNVIR, link in Dutch) on its yearly annual meeting. Prof. Betty de Hart (link in Dutch) (Professor Migration Law at University of Amsterdam) will talk about the ‘Modern Family -
Transnational Families in Nationality Law and Migration Law’. Representatives of the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, will speak about the ‘Cross-Border Recognition of Parent-Child Relationship Statuses (Parentage)’, including International Surrogacy Arrangements - An Update on the Work of the HCCH’.

The KNVIR was founded in 1910 as the Dutch branch of the International Law Association. This year's theme of the annual meeting is 'Protecting the rights of families and children in a changing world.' At 1:00 P.M. the meeting will start, to which only members are admitted. Non-members interested in the subject of the meeting are welcome to attend from 1:30 P.M. onwards. The presentations and discussion will be held in English. Visit the website of the KNVIR for more information. Should you want to attend the meeting, please register in advance at gro.rivnk@ofni. Admission is free.

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