February 22, 2016

ISS International Council Meeting & Conference

Baltimore, MD, (February 22, 2016) – ISS-USA is excited to announce that it will participate in the upcoming ISS 2016 International Council Meeting & Conference hosted by ISS Australia and the University of Melbourne. The conference will take place on April 4th - 5th and will focus on the overall theme of children and families moving across international borders. Consisting of eight sessions, the conference will cover various topics including international parental child abduction, international family mediation, unaccompanied minors, and child trafficking. Attendees are expected to consist of ISS network members as well as a range of local academics, nonprofit professionals, and government representatives. 
 
On April 6th and 7th, ISS will hold its bi-annual International Council meeting. ISS-USA representatives who will attend the conference and meeting are: Julie Rosicky, Executive Director; Felicity Sackville Northcott, Director of External Partnerships and International Services; and Ann Estin, ISS-USA Board Member and Aliber Family Chair in Law at the University of Iowa College of Law. Participation from over 40 countries at the conference and meetings is expected. For more information about the conference, please visit the Conference Website
 
ISS-USA is the U.S. member of a global child protection and social service network. ISS-USA connects vulnerable children, adults, and families, separated by international borders, to the services and support they need.
 
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