Category: Italy

The French adoption ambassador inspired by Americans

Source:  Informal translation: Anaïs Digonnet, March 17, 2011  Traveling to Washington and Atlanta in late February, Jean-Paul Monchau, France’s ambassador in charge of international adoptions has met his U.S. counterpart and a specialized service provider. Objective: To follow the example of professionalism in American adoptions.  I first went to Washington where I met my counterpart,… Read more »

EOCO probes sale of kids at orphanage

Source:   Thursday, 27 January 2011 Attorney-General, Martin Amidu The Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO) has begun investigations into allegations of child trafficking at the Hohoe Christian Orphanage. The Deputy Executive Director of the EOCO in charge of Operations, Mr Charles Nii Adama Akrong, told the Daily Graphic that his office had reports that the… Read more »

Adoption, national or international?

  Author: Oana Craciun 23 January 2010 – informal translation Wednesday, the European Parliament adopted a resolution by which it sent the European states a clear message to encourage adoptions, both domestic and international, so that abandoned children to grow up in families, not centers.     The Resolution comes after a petition from the Italians, that… Read more »

International Adoptions: Coordinating by the EU of the Rules

Date: 2011-01-19 Source:  Informal translation:   It ‘s the first significant step toward European Adoptions. With the approval of the Resolution on International Adoption by the European Parliament today international adoption enter fully the responsibility of coordination by the ‘European Union.This is a significant success of Italian MEPs (Roberta Angelilli, Luigi Berlinguer, Patrizia Toia, Sonia Alfano, Luigi… Read more »

Mandir: After phone threat, FB messages disturb complainant

Source: DECEMBER 19   OVER a month after advocate Anjali Pawar- Kate, director of voluntary organisation Sakhee and the main complainant in the alleged Preet Mandir adoption racket approached Sahakarnagar police over telephone threats believed to be from a member of a South African adoptive family, she’s now troubled by derogatory messages on Facebook,… Read more »

Who did Italian job on Preetmandir?

Source:  By: Kaumudi Gurjar Date: 2010-11-02 Place: Pune Online appeal in Italian on popular social networking site asks for donations of 1.5 euros to feed children in city orphanage. If an appeal on a social networking website is successful, Italians will soon be pitching in to feed the 131 children housed at Preetmandir.

Italian official claims link between homosexual adoption and human trafficking

Source: Rome, Italy, Sep 21, 2010 / 02:58 pm (CNA).- The Secretary of State for Family Policy in Italy, Carlo Giovanardi, stated in an interview this week that he believes there is a connection between adoption by same-sex couples and the increase in the human trafficking of minors. In the interview with political analyst… Read more »

Adoption oder Verkauf; Der Einfluss der Adoptionsbranche auf die EU

Source: 21.04.2010 · 09:10 Uhr Auslandsadoptionen bleiben für viele Paare die einzige Möglichkeit. (Bild: Jan-Martin Altgeld) Der Einfluss der Adoptionsbranche auf die EU Von Katrin Matthaei Das Wohl des betroffenen Kindes steht beim Thema Auslandsadoption nicht immer im Zentrum der Entscheidung. Und: Dahinter agiert eine Industrie mit handfesten Wirtschaftsinteressen. Die ist auch bei in… Read more »