Tuesday, May 28, 2013

South Korea Ministry of Health and Welfare Signs Hague Adoption Convention

“This signature will serve as a pivotal case ensuring the best interests of children born here to grow up in a family here as well, while taking responsibility of the safety and human rights of internationally adopted children to show our country’s will to realign our children’s rights standard to match the global standard, herein and abroad,” said Minister Chin Young at the signing ceremony. 


The Convention has yet to be ratified and implemented.  For additional information and analysis, please see:  Signing Hague Convention: Implications and Challenges for Korea


Ethics, Transparency, Support
~ What All Adoptions Deserve.

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