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Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to China and Japan

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 12, 2014


Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs will visit China and Japan May 12-20, 2014.

Special Advisor Jacobs will travel to China to meet with non-governmental organizations and government officials to discuss the Hague Abduction Convention. She will also participate in a conference on cross border family issues.

Ambassador Jacobs will then visit Japan, our newest partner in the Hague Abduction Convention, where she will meet with government officials and non-governmental organizations to discuss the Convention and cases that pre-date Japan’s accession to the Convention.

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

For press inquiries please contact or (202) 485-6150.


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