We provide advice on (the prevention of) international child abduction, international contact, international relocation and traveling with minors.
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We provide information to parents and professionals about everything related to international child abduction.
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We organize cross-border mediations through the Mediation Bureau. This is an independent department of the Center IKO.
The International Child Abduction Center in the Netherlands is the legal expertise center on (the prevention of) international child abduction. We provide free advice, guidance and information to parents and professionals.
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The Mediation Bureau organizes and coordinates cross-border mediations in international child abduction cases, international contact cases and requests for relocation.
The Mediation Bureau is an independent department of the International Child Abduction Center.
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Mediation BureauP.O. Box 20061200 CA HilversumThe Netherlands
The International Child Abduction Center (Center IKO) in the Netherlands is the legal expertise center on (the prevention of) international child abduction.
International Child Abduction CenterP.O. Box 20061200 CA HilversumThe Netherlands
Ministry of Justice and Safety • Central Authority International Children's Issues • Ministry of Foreign Affairs • District Court The Hague • Court of Appeal The Hague • Liaison Judge International Child Protection • National Police • Public Prosecution Service • Royal Netherlands Marechaussee • National Expertise Center for Honor-related Violence • Legal Aid Board • Association of Family Law Attorneys and Divorce Mediators (vFAS) • Dutch Association of International Child Abduction Lawyers (D.I.A.L.) • Hague Conference on Private International Law
Child Focus, Belgium • Missing Children Europe (MCE) and partner organizations • Network of Lawyers in Europe on Parental Child Abduction (LEPCA) • Cross-Border Family Mediators (CBFM) • Asociación de profesionales contra la Sustracción Internacional de Menores en España (ASIME), Spain • International Child Abduction Lawyers Italy (CALI), Italy • Child Abduction Lawyers Association (CALA), United Kingdom