Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to Japan

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 27, 2016


Special Advisor for Children’s Issues, Ambassador Susan Jacobs, will visit Japan from June 27-July 1, 2016.

Special Advisor Jacobs will travel to Tokyo to participate in the “Asia Pacific Symposium on the 1980 Hague Convention.” She will join senior representatives from other countries in the East Asia and Pacific region to discuss the benefits and implementation of the Hague Abduction Convention.

Special Advisor Jacobs will also meet with Japanese officials to discuss continued cooperation under the Hague Convention and the resolution of other long-standing non-Convention abduction cases.

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