Codes and declarations

As part of the German-Polish symposium, “Grenzüberschreitende justizielle Zusammenarbeit im Kindschafts- und Familienrecht” (“Cross-border judicial cooperation in child and family law”), sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Justice at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) from 13-16 October 2008, participants issued the Viadrina Declaration. At the start of the conference, Federal Minister of Justice Brigitte Zypries and the Polish Minister of Justice, Professor Zbigniew Ćwiąkalski, expressly endorsed the cooperation and exchange and requested the more than 60 participating judges, mediators, as well as professionals from youth service agencies in Poland and Germany to publish their findings:

Viadrina-Deklaration 2008 (in Polish and German)