Cris R. Revaz

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Cris R. Revaz "is Counsel with the international trade practice of Hale and Dorr, LLP, in Washington, D.C. Mr. Revaz specializes in international regulatory and policy work on behalf of U.S. companies, trade associations and industry groups, with a focus on unfair trade litigation, legislative issues, and customs and market access matters. As the co-chair of the American Bar Association's Subcommittee on the Rights of the Child, Mr. Revaz provides pro bono advocacy on human rights concerns facing children, e.g., abuse and neglect, poverty, child labor, juvenile justice, trafficking, and children in armed conflict. Mr. Revaz authored the ABA policy and report urging U.S. ratification of the Optional Protocols to the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child, which dealt with child soldiers, and sex trafficking, and supported efforts leading to U.S. ratification in 2002. Mr. Revaz works with a network of non-profits, individuals and advocacy groups in support of U.S. ratification of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child. He received a human rights award in 2002 from the Capital Area Association of the United Nations on behalf of the American Bar Association, and has written and spoken extensively on the human rights of children. Mr. Revaz also serves on the board of an intercountry adoption agency and is active in formulating its policy concerning U.S. implementation of the Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption." [1]

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  1. 2004 Board of Trustees, YAP International, accessed July 16, 2007.