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Special Advisor for International Children's Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs to Travel to The Hague

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 15, 2011


Special Advisor for International Children’s Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs will travel to The Hague November 17 – 18 for meetings on intercountry adoption and international parental child abduction.

While in The Hague, Ambassador Jacobs will lead meetings with foreign representatives from Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, the European Union, Germany, the Netherlands, South Africa, and Switzerland to discuss ways to further promote The Hague Adoption and Abduction Conventions and assist signatory countries to meet their responsibilities under the conventions.

For press inquiries please contact or (202) 647-1488.

For updates from Ambassador Susan Jacobs, follow her on twitter: @ChildrensIssues.

PRN: 2011/1929


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