Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
May 16, 2011


Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs will visit Brazil May 17 – 19 for meetings regarding international parental child abduction.

In Brazil, Ambassador Jacobs will meet with senior Brazilian officials to discuss judicial delays in unresolved Hague Abduction Convention applications and how the two countries can facilitate quicker reunification of parents and their children.

For more information about parental child abduction, please visit: travel.state.gov/childabduction

For press inquiries please contact CAPRESSREQUESTS@state.gov or (202) 647-1488.

For updates on Special Advisor Susan Jacobs’ trip, follow her on twitter: http://twitter.com/childrensissues



PRN: 2011/758