Advocacy

Brief update on negotiations

From JCICS: On October 13th Joint Council announced its understanding that formal negotiations between the Governments of Vietnam and the United States regarding an interim Memorandum of Understanding were scheduled in the coming weeks.  It is now our understanding that these scheduled formal negotiations have been postponed. While Joint Council does not have information as

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Join Ethica50 in your state today!

From Ethica: Ethica is pleased to announce our new outreach initiative to give voice to the adoption community on a state by state level. We as an organization have long fought the battle of dealing with issues on a state by state basis, and we have developed the Ethica50 initiative to respond to the ever

In The News

Sweden to stop adoptions from Vietnam

According to Sveriges Radio, a child from Vietnam is adopted by Swedish parents about once a week on average. However, the government has decided not to extend its current agreement with Vietnam, which runs out in the autumn of 2009. The decision, to be announced on Thursday, comes following reports which raise troubling questions about