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ISS/IRC Monthly Review - No 171- The Waiting: A recurrent issue in adoption, and more...

This editorial is dedicated to the issue of the waiting period in the adoption process as well as the experience of an AAB accompanying the adoptive families in this context.

It also includes:

  • an update of the intercountry adoption reforms in Vietnam and of the presentation by ISS of the Guidelines to the African Committee on the Rights and Welfare of the Child;
  • a brief analysis of the judgment of the ECtHR on the access for same-sex couples to second parent adoption in Austria as well as the presentation of a Comparative Law Study of the French Senate dealing amongst others with this issue;
  • ISS/IRC travels to Russia where a recent law introduced the compulsory training of prospective adoptive parents.

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EDITORIAL

The waiting: A recurrent issue in adoption, which is keen on solutions

ACTORS

Brazil and Ecuador

BRIEF NEWS

Vietnam: Ongoing progress in intercountry adoption reforms but more time and space still needed

Presentation of the Guidelines / Handbook to the African Committee on the Rights and Welfare of the Child in Ethiopia

LEGISLATION

Europe: The ECtHR rules that it is discriminatory for same-sex couples in Austria not to have access to second-parent adoption

Europe- Canada: The French Senate publishes a Comparative Law study on same-sex marriage and homoparenthood

Russia: New legislation introduced requiring the compulsory training of prospective adoptive parents

READERS’ FORUM

Management of the prospective adoptive parents’ waiting: The experience of a Belgian accredited adoption body

 

FORTHCOMING CONFERENCES AND TRAININGS:

Canada, France and United Kingdom


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Tags: ISS/IRC, International Social Service, international reference centrer for the rights of children deprived of their family, monthly review, adoption
Published May 8, 2013 2:41 PM