GIACOMO OBERTO
Judge at the Court of Turin
Deputy Secretary General of the International Association of Judges

 
 

INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS
IN THE FIELD OF
FAMILY LAW(*)
 

 
 
"Comme les peuples se rapprocheront enfin dans les principes de la Politique et de la morale (.), toutes ces causes qui produisent, enveniment, perpétuent les haines nationales, s'évanuiront peu à peu."
(Condorcet, Progrès de l'esprit humain, 126. [L'entente des nations]. Esquisse, 10e époque).
 

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Table of Contents:
(a)
Introductory Remarks
(b)
Adoption. Legal Status of Illegitimate Children.
(c)
Custody and Abduction of Children: Rights of the Child vs. Family Breakdown.
(d)
General Conventions on the Rights of Children.
(e)
Personal and Pecuniary Relations between Spouses.
(f)
Conclusion. Towards a single European "Judicial Space" in Civil Matters?
 
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(*) Paper for the Seminar on "International Judicial Assistance in Civil Matters", organised by the Council of Europe, ABA/CEELI and Judicial Training Center of Moldova. The seminar has been held in Chisinau (Republic of Moldova), on 2-4 December 1999. This article can be found in hypertextual version on the Web at the following URL: <http://www.giacomooberto.com/conventions/report.htm>.

The author wishes to thank herewith Judge Luisa Bianchi Bonomo for the assistance and information provided. All addresses of Web sites referred to in this work have been verified as existing on 10 November 1999.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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