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Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to the Middle East

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
March 26, 2014


Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs will visit Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and Jordan March 26-April 4.

Special Advisor Jacobs will meet with government officials and non-governmental organizations to encourage the countries to become parties to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. She will also discuss how the countries and the United States can work together to resolve international parental child abduction cases.

For more information about international parental child abduction, please visit:

For updates on Special Advisor Jacobs’ trip, follow her on Twitter: @ChildrensIssues.

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


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