Safeguarding child rights in cross-border family disputes

The European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs is hosting a conference on safeguarding children’s rights in cross-border family disputes in Brussels on 19 November.

The Agency will give an opening speech on the concept of child-friendly justice and the legal environment of civil proceedings including children. It will also discuss the difficulties in Member States regarding procedural safeguards and training professionals, referring to FRA’s own data and publications.

The right to be heard and the role of mediation in safeguarding children’s rights in cross-border family disputes will also be discussed at the event. 

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