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Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Traveling to VN To Discuss Adoption

In a media note released January 7, the State Department announced that Special Advisor for Children’s Issues, Susan Jacobs, will be traveling to Vietnam, Cambodia and China this week. While in the region, Special Advisor Jacobs will meet with government officials and non-governmental organizations to discuss the Hague Adoption Convention and strengthening child protection systems.

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State Department Responds

Earlier today we received the following statement from a State Department Official in response to our inquiry about the recent story of a family in Vietnam seeking their daughter whom they say was trafficked for international adoption in 2007: The Department of State takes very seriously the welfare of all children. We are committed to