8th Family Law &

Children's Rights Conference

19-22 July | SINGAPORE

Conference website

8th Family Law and Children's Rights Conference 2020:

Vision 2020: Through the Eyes of a Child


Welcome to the 8th Family Law & Children's Rights Conference, to be held in Singapore from 19-22 July 2020 and, for the first time, jointly organised by the World Congress on Family Law and Children's Rights and LAWASIA, The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific.

The Conference is a major international event focussing on Family Law processes and the rights of children and youth. A platform for the convergence of lawyers, judges, academics, government, non-governments associations, psychologists, medical professionals and social scientists with a common interest in the active protection of children and in sharing best practices to promote the rights of children and family law issues. 

Held in the bustling city of Singapore, the Conference will examine a range of topics such as:

  • new approaches to family justice and child issues;
  • the exploitation of children;
  • protecting especially vulnerable children;
  • changing family formations;
  • international families;
  • social media and children;
  • adoption, surrogacy, parentage;
  • a diagnosis and possible interventions for troubles families;
  • financial rights, including property, offshore assets, cryptocurrencies.

As well as international, social and cultural considerations.

In addition, in a world of highly mobile families, the conference will give attention to the ways in which family law meets the various needs of families in whatever form, in order to provide a structure which can effectively and justly provide for its members who are the subject of relationship breakdown. 

Visit the conference website for further details about the themes and potential topics for presentations.

We look forward to welcoming you at the conference!