Saturday, August 28, 2010

DOS: Rwanda Adoption Alert

Rwanda Adoption Alert
Bureau of Consular Affairs
Office of Children’s Issues

August 27, 2010

Effective August 31, 2010,the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion (MGFP) in Rwanda is temporally suspending all new applications for intercountry adoptions so they can prepare for accession to the Hague Convention. MGFP announced that applications from prospective adoption parents already received by Ministry or any Rwandan Embassy before the above mentioned date will be processed. More information will be provided as updates are received from the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda.

Ethics, Transparency, Support
~ What All Adoptions Deserve.

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