The Swiss Foundation of the ISS

© Corine BugnonWith its network active in 140 countries, the Swiss Foundation of the ISS provides help on a transnational scale to children and families facing social and/or legal problems.


Our main concern is that every child can grow up safely, in a stable family environment giving him the best possible perspectives for the future.


Our main fields of intervention: Protection of Children - The Rights of Parents - Child Abduction - Alimony Payments - International Adoption - Search of Origin - Binational Couples - Unaccompanied Minor Refugees - Immigration Law.

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A new documentary on the West Africa Network for the Protection of Children – WAN

A new instrument is now available for practical understanding of the field work that WAN partners undertake daily with vulnerable children and young persons in the region.

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Campaign "we make it"!

Safe parks for Syrian refugee children in Lebanon

We are launching a crowd funding campaign for 30 days in order to raise funding for our project: « safe parks » for Syrian refugee children in Lebanon. You can help support it by following this link :



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ISS on the radio!

Special programme devoted to separated children

RTS la 1ère devoted a special programme to Separated Children on January 18 on "Hautes Fréquences". Two stories of interest were portrayed. The first highlighted a center for young migrants in Sicily, the second focused on a teacher’s initiative to help separated children in the canton of Vaud and heard from a young migrant living in Lausanne.

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Olivier runs again for the benefit of children in West Africa

On 29th August, our colleague will run a race of 168 kms long around Mont-Blanc through France, Italy and Switzerland.

Please support him and make a donation !

All the money will go directly to vulnerable children and families in Liberia.

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IFCO European Conference 2014

The European Conference 2014 of the International Foster Care Organisation (IFCO) is going to be held on August 26-29 in Waterford City (Ireland). Chosen theme: “Ensuring the Rights of the Child, and Family-based Services”.

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