ISS has produced numerous publications on various issues relating to child and family protection. These documents provide up-dated information on legislation, practices and challenges relating to this subject including a critical analysis and relevant commentary. The publications are the result of comprehensive research relying on various sources of literature and resources. Numerous experts from the ISS/IRC network have also been consulted and their input represents a significant added value to the works.
These documents are published by ISS General Secretariat or external publishers. Any publication or part of the documents can be freely reproduced with the appropriate acknowledgement.
Permission to translate all or any part of those handbooks should be obtained from ISS.
Documents that can be accessed for free may be downloaded directly as indicated below. Hardcopies of documents, when available, are for sale may be ordered.
- General Secretariat
- International Family Mediation
- Child protection & adoption resources for professionals
- "Special Needs" children
- Evaluation mission examples
- Resources for adoptees and prospective adoptive parents
- Resources developed with ISS network and other international organisations
- Resources advocacy