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Welcome to the 2016 International Parents Conference & Embassy Walk! The Sched will help you customize and plan your conference experience. For greater utility, you can download the app too! See you April 20-22 in Washington DC.  #iStandinDC
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Thursday, April 21 • 9:00am - 9:15am
Welcome & Opening Remarks

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The 2016 International Parents Conference & Embassy Walk begins with introductions and welcome by iStand President Dr. Noelle Hunter.  

USIP Executive Vice President William B. Taylor will welcome participants and share remarks on the intersections of international parental child abduction, cross-border conflicts and the need for peacemaking as a central element of IPCA reform. 

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Dr. Noelle Hunter

President & Co-Founder, iStand Parent Network Inc.
Dr. Noelle Hunter is president and co-founder of iStand Parent Network Inc. Her daughter, Muna, was abducted to Mali, West Africa in 2011. For nearly three years, Dr. Hunter stood with her Congressional delegation, the State Dept. the Mali government and a vibrant local and social media community to press for her daughter's return. Muna came home in July 2014 shortly after iStand Parent Network Inc. was established. | | Dr. Hunter has testified... Read More →

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Ambassador William B. Taylor

Executive Vice President, United States Institute of Peace`
William B. Taylor is the executive vice president at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Earlier, he was the special coordinator for Middle East Transitions in the U.S. State Department. He oversaw assistance and support to Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and Syria. He served as the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine from 2006 to 2009. | | He also served as the U.S. government's representative to the Mideast Quartet, which facilitated the Israeli disengagement from... Read More →

Thursday April 21, 2016 9:00am - 9:15am
U.S. Institute of Peace - Farooq Kathwari Amphitheatre 2301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037

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