TIECS attended the program

Mairead McGUINNESSChildren in a Mobile World: Cross-Border Abductions, with Mairead McGuinness, MEP and European Parliament’s Mediator on International Parental Child Abduction. She hosted and informed the people this morning for people concerned by this issue.

The problem of International Parental Child Abduction causes severe distress to children and parents. The international law in this area is complicated and frequently results in parents being unable to see their children before they reach adulthood.

The speakers were as fallows

Tanya Ward

Director, children Rights Alliance Dr. Geoffrey Shannon, Special Rapporteur on Child Protection and founding Patron of The Children’s Rights Alliance ‘EU/Child Abduction Issues’

Dr Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children
‘Do we take Children’s Rights seriously?’