Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Hague Reports for the 2010 Special Commission

Documents submitted by various Hague member countries, including the US, which were created for the attention of the Special Commission of June 2010 on the practical operation of the Hague Convention of 29 May 1993 on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption are now available on the Hague website. http://www.hcch.net/index_en.php?act=text.display&tid=45#sc These include the following reports:

The documents contain a wealth of information about the demographics of adopted children, and their origins as well as trends, laws and policies of sending and receiving states. The information may be quite useful to prospective adoptive families researching country programs as well as individuals and organizations interested in background information on international adoption.

Ethics, Transparency, Support
~ What All Adoptions Deserve.

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