Parental Alienation Conference

„We love you both"

Thursday, 6th February 2020

EU-Parliament in Brussels,

rue Wiertz 60, B-1047 Brussels

Room: Altiero Spinelli A5E-1

10:00 CET - 13:00 CET



Key Note Speaker:

Prof. Dr. Klaus Buchner MdEP,

Ecological Democratic Party (ÖDP) Munich, Germany


Redner:

Marco Pingitore,

psychologist and psychotherapist, Cosenza, Italy,

describes the theoretical basis of parental alienation from a child's perspective and presents a psychological support program for alienated parents: REFARE - Reconnecting Family Relationships.

 

Caroline Langley,

international lawyer, Dublin, Ireland, speaks about proven parental alienation and best practice examples in the USA, UK & Ireland, Hong Kong and ECHR
she practiced in.

Dr. jur. Dipl. Soc-ec. Jorge Guerra-González, Hamburg, lawyer, lecturer, researcher, mediator, procedural assistant, member of the PASG Executive Committee,

presents cutting the parent-children-bond through the intervention of one parent: How it works. The long-term alienation of children and a targeted parent is an everyday issue at Family Courts. He shows how this alienation - which is forbidden according to the law - takes place, and how it could be avoided.

 

Dr. Pekka Pere,

Helsinki, University Lecturer, member of the Parental Alienation Study Group (PASG), founding member of Fathers for Children, Finland, speaks about incidence and consequences of parental alienation, and about the need for legislative changes.

Thomas Porombka, M.Sc.C.E., Commissioner for International Affairs for Trennungsvaeter e.V. (NGO in special consultative status with ECOSOC) talks about the sequences, how and why parent-child alienation arises and what can be done against it.

Brendan Guildea,

practising barrister, Dublin, Ireland, is co-presenting a paper with
Caroline Langley on the common law position. Brendan will also speak about the
ethical implications of parental alienation for lawyers.

Klaus Podirsky,

social pedagogue, coach, Vienna, co-founder of twogether - men for
women, women for men, places parental alienation in the context of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and addresses why child raising by both parents is elementary.

Robert Pap, coach,

Vienna, co-founder of twogether - men for women, women for men, reflects role models for women and men. He documents a case of parental alienation associated with allegations of sexual abuse.

Diego de Vita,

engineer, Naples and Munich, divorced father, threatened by parental
alienation, talks about the transgenerative transmission of the phenomenon.

Simone Lettenmayer,

Brussels, documents the child's options for avoiding alienation
(best practice).

Gerd Riedmeier,

Chairman FSI - Forum Social Inclusion, co-organizer of the conference,
names the existing obstacles in the political discourse and presents concrete demands for changes in the law for prevention.

Moderation:

Christine Keppler-Koch,

member FSI, Frankfurt, is an activist for family law according to the principle of equal treatment for mothers and fathers.