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As invited by the ASEAN and UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office, Martin Lau, ISS Asia-Pacific Regional Development, was happy to participate in the Regional Workshop to discuss the proposed Draft ASEAN Declaration on Children on the Move.The meeting was held on 26 and 27 June 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Approximately 200 representatives of Central Adoption Authorities as well as professionals from Quebec participated in this event. The conference was a great success not only thanks to expert contributions but also and especially thanks to numerous testimonies of adoptees, adoptive parents and "birth" / biological parents.
Julie Rosicky (ISS USA) and Olivier Geissler (ISS Switzerland) represented the ISS network at an important expert workshop dealing with the topic of Child-Sensitive Return and Reintegration on the 1st of March 2019 at UNICEF New York Headquarters. The meeting convened partners from governments, UN agencies and civil society.
" A team from ISS and partner SPOON met in Hanoi , Vietnam last week during the 2nd phase of a better future is possible " project which promotes family reintegration and better care for children with disabilities out of parental care including adapted stimulation, nutrition and safe feeding practices.
Based on research and extensive experience in alternative care and adoption, ISS has decided to officially publish some of its resources by way of a new series.
This fact sheet developed by CFAB – the ISS member in UK - explores the rights of EU children in care in the UK, the Government's settlement scheme and future international cooperation in relation to family law cases.
New course offers unique learning opportunity to meet the needs of unaccompanied and separated children on the move
The ISS General Secretariat is proud to present the Arabic and Portuguese versions of the Guide to International Family Mediation. From now on, the guide is available in 9 languages and allows even more people around the world to learn on international family mediation and its advantages related to resolving cross-border family conflicts
From 3 to 4 December 2018, ISS provided a training session on best practices in alternative care to a team of social workers from ISS Network Member, Himaya.