Adoption as a Child Protection Measure in the Republic of Armenia: Assessment Report


This 48 page report is based on an independent assessment by ISS in 2015, commissioned by UNICEF Armenia and the Ministry of Justice of Armenia. It took place within the reforms projects launched by the Armenian authorities with a view to improve the child protection system and better integrate the Hague Convention principles in the adoption practice. The report includes a number of observations about the adoption situation in the country as well as makes diverse recommendations targeting key actors not only within Armenia, but also those outside including receiving countries, agencies and international organizations. The report is currently available in English, and French.