Ethiopia Update

9 02 2011

It is Joint Council’s understanding that the Ethiopian Government has revoked Better Futures Adoption Services’ registration to operate in Ethiopia, including its ability to perform intercountry adoptions.  A notice from the U.S. Dept of State, Office of Children’s Issues regarding the revocation of Better Futures Adoption Services registration can be found by clicking here.  Please note that Better Futures Adoption Services is not a Joint Council member.

Joint Council applauds the Ethiopian government in its efforts to increase child protection through its laws and regulations.

Finally, a reminder that Joint Council has released a report regarding the range of services provided to children and families in Ethiopia.  The full report can be viewed by clicking here.

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