Monthly Archives: February 2012

Hague – Grey Zones of Intercountry Adoption ISS

Hague – Grey Zones of Intercountry Adoption ISS I- INTRODUCTION As the last presenters for this first working day, we hope to share with you our experiences and those of the ISS/IRC by taking a step back and looking at intercountry adoption as a whole. For me, this is the second Special Commission I have […]

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Hague Convention on Protection of Children & Co-Operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption

The States signatory to the present Convention, Recognising that the child, for the full and harmonious development of his or her personality, should grow up in a family environment, in an atmosphere of happiness, love and understanding, Recalling that each State should take, as a matter of priority, appropriate measures to enable the child to […]

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Post Placement Support Service (PPSS)

Vision Building strong families in kinship care, permanent care, adoption and foster care. Our focus We strongly believe that parents and carers who are well supported are more likely to be able to provide the stable and positive experience of family life needed by children for their long term health and well-being. History The Post […]

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Intercountry Adoption Resource Netwok (ICARN)

ICARN (Intercountry Adoption Resource Network) Australia is a thriving parent support group that offers advice, support and a range of educational and social activities for those already involved in intercountry adoption and for those who are thinking of adopting from an overseas country. ICARN was formed to promote and develop educational programs and materials for […]

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Adoptive Familes Association of Victoria

The Adoptive Families Association of Victoria Inc. (AFAV) is a self-help group offering families with children placed under Adoption or Permanent Care orders the opportunity to exchange information, share experiences and provide mutual support. What kind of people are involved? Families who make up our membership include: Families with Adopted children, Families with Permanent Care […]

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