Thursday, July 26, 2012

UPDATE: Kyrgyzstan Reportedly Revokes Accreditation of All Foreign Adoption Agencies

According to media sources, the Kyrgyzstan government has revoked accreditation of intercountry adoption agencies. The order allegedly comes from the Ministry of Social Development and is translated as follows:


The order states: to terminate the force of accreditation certificates for international adoption of children without parental care of the following foreign organizations:
- Child and Future Agency (the Netherlands);
- Le Petit De Prince Interadop (Spain);
- L’ Airone Onlus Association (Italy);
- Love Basket Corporation (USA);
Another decision suspended (for up to two months of the current year) the accreditation certificates for international adoption of children without parental care of the following foreign organizations:
- Cuore Onlus Association (Italy);
- Adopta Association (Spain);
- In Cammino Per La Famiglia Onlus Association (Italy);
- Alliance des Fmilles du Qu├ębec Agency (Canada);
- Christian World Adoption Corporation (USA);
- Adekop Association (Spain).
The Ministry of Social Development has also suspended the order “On the commission on accreditation of foreign organizations for adoption children from the Kyrgyz Republic”.

Source and translation provided by "24.kg" News Agency, http://eng.24.kg/community/2012/07/26/25108.html

****see http://pear-now.blogspot.com/2012/07/kyrgystan-investigating-allegations-of.html for background

****Update July  31, 2012: According to media reports, the press service department of the Ministry of Social Development has stated they terminated the accreditation of Child and Future Agency (the Netherlands), Le Petit De Prince Interadop (Spain), L’ Airone Onlus Association (Italy), and Love Basket Corporation (USA) for serious violations of the Kyrg accreditation regulations. The remaining six agencies are under investigation with disputed facts, thus the temporary revocation. Source:
http://www.vb.kg/news/society/2012/07/26/195402_v_kyrgyzstane_vremenno_zapretili_mejdynarodnoe_ysynovlenie.html


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