Representatives of Federal Bailiffs’ Service of Russia take part in meeting of Russian-French Commission On Protection of Rights of Children in Family Conflicts
The 7th meeting of the Russian-French Commission on protection of Rights of Children in Family Conflicts took place in Paris from 31 May to 1 June 2018.
The delegation of the Russian Federal Bailiffs’ Service was represented by Yelena Lukashova, head of the enforcement investigation department of the Enforcement Proceedings Office and Alexander Serzhantov, advisor of the international cooperation department of the Legal Office.
On 31 May, the officials discussed practice of applying laws of Russia and France regulating implementation of the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction of 25 October 1980, Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the protection of Children of 19 October 1996, enforcement of judicial decisions in both states, including Russian procedure of enforcement of decisions on returning children to France.
Russian delegates made reports and explained to the French party about fulfillment of requirements of enforcement documents one of the parties to which are French citizens.
Co-chairpersons of the Commission signed minutes of the meeting. The document was signed by Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation T. Sinyugina, Director of the Civil Affairs and Press Department of the Ministry of Justice of the French Republic T. Andrieu, as well head of the Division for Conventions, Civil Affairs and Legal Assistance of the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs A. Garcia.
The meeting was also attended by representatives of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science, Russian Foreign Ministry, Prosecutor-General’s office of the Russian Federation, Russian Embassy in France, Office of the Children’s Rights Commissioner for the President of the Russian Federation, Federal Institute of Mediation, as well as of the RUDN University.
The French delegation included representatives of the French Ministry of Justice, as well as the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of the French Republic.