PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW ISSUES SURROUNDING THE STATUS OF CHILDREN, INCLUDING ISSUES ARISING FROM INTERNATIONAL SURROGACY ARRANGEMENTS
There's a meeting on the subject this week:
International Forum on Intercountry Adoption & Global Surrogacy
Human rights defender for mothers and their children abducted into international adoption
Founder of the Survivors Foundation, Guatemala
2005 Nobel Peace Prize nominee
Winner of US State Department's 2009 International Woman of Courage Award
Former Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (1996-2013) who initiated and laid the groundwork for the 1993 Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption
Director of the Sama-Resource Group for Women and Health.
Specialist in the social, medical, ethical and economic implications of inter country adoption and surrogacy for women and for society as a whole.