Mission of the S & D in the African country
08 April 2015
BRUSSELS – „Adoptions in Congo may soon resume. By the Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo and the Congolese Minister of Justice, Alexis Thambwe Mwamba, we were reassured about the government’s desire to deblock and facilitate the process of adoptions stopped from 2013.“ This states in a joint statement the president of the group of Socialists and Democrates on the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella, and the vice president of the parliamentary committee in Brussels EU / Africa-Caribbean-Pacific, Cécile Kyenge, at the end of a meeting in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, with the Prime Minister and the Minister of Justice Congolese. „Good news for the many families waiting for answers from the authorities in Kinshasa. For our part – continue Pittella and Kyenge – a commitment to follow the evolution of an issue so sensitive, doing everything we can in terms of political and diplomatic tems because the will of the minister is to turn into concrete measures and reform in favor of the right of families and of Congolese children to have a serene adoptive situation and ideal for growth “ .