PACT is very proud to report that it has:

  • A historic step forward after our five year campaign: PACT press release
  • Published three in-depth research papers.
  • Produced and distributed a ground breaking documentary on the long-term effect of abduction (and/ or forcible separation) on children.
  • Congress hearingSuccessfully convinced the US, the British, the French and other countries’ governments that the problem of international child abduction requires urgent attention. (View press articles)

Lady Meyer, Tom Johnson and Tom Sylvester testifying before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Oct. 1998.

  • Tesco launchLaunched several campaigns to help the police find missing children with the backing of companies such as Tescos Plc, EMCOR Group UK and UK Media Group

Launch of the Tesco poster campaign in March 2002.
Right to left: Deputy Assistant Commissioner Richard Bryan, Lady Meyer, a representative of Tesco plc, and Chief Inspector Tim Bonnett.

  • Started a dialogue with the French government, to introduce the Missingkids Website and the Child Rescue Alert into France.
  • Played a role in enacting new legislation in the EU.
  • Obtained high-level political support including that of two US Presidents; the French President; and the British Prime Minister. (View press articles)
  • In association with ICMEC, convinced the Hague Convention signatory countries to agree to the production of a Guide to Good Practice (Part I / Part II PDF, Acrobat Reader required) by the Permanent Bureau in the Hague.
  • Instigated several parliamentary adjournment debates in the UK and several Concurrent Resolutions in the US.
  • Co-hosted two international forums on Child Abduction in Washington, DC. (PDF, Acrobat Reader required)

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, one of PACT’s Honorary Chairs

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