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Dutch govt mulls ban on international child adoption amid trafficking fears

by Luke Dale-Harris | Thomson Reuters Foundation Monday, 23 January 2017 16:52 GMT LONDON, Jan 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The Dutch government is expected to vote on whether to ban international child adoption amid concerns over the danger of trafficking and laundering children, raising the possibility that other countries could follow suit, experts say. […]

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The Netherlands: political parties want to stop adoption from Bulgaria

Against Child Trafficking .org 18 Oktober 2015 Source:  KRO REPORTER (translated from Dutch) “Control is insufficient and rules are not always followed” The PvdA, SP, D66 and Christian Union consider that the adoption of children from Bulgaria must stop until further research is done. The Parties shall notify this following the broadcast of Brandpunt Reporter […]

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MIA – Swedish Intercountry Adoptions Authority

The Swedish Intercountry Adoptions Authority (MIA) is a government authority under the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs. MIA is also the Central Authority under the 1993 Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in respect of Intercountry Adoption. It is the task of MIA to establish a high quality in intercountry adoption operation […]

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International Adoption Association (Ireland)

The International Adoption Association (IAA) is the leading support organisation for families engaged in intercountry adoption into Ireland. It has approximately 1,000 direct member families directly involved, and represents a broader community of adoptive parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends and neighbours. Our membership comprises of couples and sole adopters who are pre-adoptive, going through the assessment […]

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The UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre Events & Conferences – Florence

The UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre is the organization’s dedicated research cluster. Established in 1988, the Centre has over the past two decades produced studies that have explored neglected areas of child rights and well-being, informing policy and practice in numerous countries around the world. The Centre has as its prime objectives to improve international understanding […]

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