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The Swiss Foundation of the ISS
In May, thirty students from 15 countries, including five coordinators of the West Africa Network for the protection of children -WAN, started training in Protection and Rights of the Child at the Judicial Training Centre in Dakar. The latter, at university level, is sanctioned at the end of the year by a Certificate in Protection and Rights of the Child.
In late May, Rolf Widmer, Director, and Mary Emery, Project Manager, led a mission to Beirut in Lebanon to identify partners for the launch of a new project in favour of Syrian refugee children.
Regional Meeting of the West Africa Network for the protection of children (WAN) in Grand Bassam, Ivory Coast
The 11th Regional Meeting of the WAN was held from June 8 to 12, 2015 in Grand Bassam (Ivory Coast). It brought together 45 participants from 16 countries of West Africa and Switzerland.
The International Social Service -ISS- in collaboration with the release of a masterpiece based on the international parental abduction of children
The ISS hereby announces the release of a publication on the theme International Parental Abduction of Children which raises the question: "to seize the judge or to be committed to mediation? ".
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.