The House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights convened a hearing on July 28, 2011 to address ”Improving Implementation of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.” Witnesses included two members of the State Department:  Susan Jacobs, special adviser for children’s issues, in the Bureau of Consular Affairs, and Kurt Campbell, assistant secretary of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs.