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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5th ADEM Symposium on the theme of the harmonization of UAM care

The Alliance for the Rights of Migrant Children (ADEM) gathered federal and cantonal authorities, institutions and representatives of NGOs on 10 November in Berne on the theme of harmonizing the care of unaccompanied minors in Switzerland.

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600 children beneficiaries of regular activities in safeparks in the Mount Lebanon region

ISS Switzerland visited Lebanon in October 2016 for a mission related to the safeparks project in favor of refugee children.The first highlight of the mission was the organization of a training course for forty volunteers involved in the safeparks.

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Communique issued at the end of the twelfth Steering Committee Meeting of the WAN, Abidjan, Ivory Coast

The Twelfth Steering Committee Meeting of the West Africa Network for the Protection of Children (WAN) was convened at the Main Hall, Residence NIABLE, Angre Cocody Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, from 03– 05 November, 2016.

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A new Multilingual Website dedicated to International Family Mediation

International Social Service (ISS) is pleased to present its multilingual website dedicated to international family mediation.

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ECOWAS launches regional standards for the protection and reintegration of children on the move and young migrants

At the occasion of the 12th Steering Committee Meeting of the West Africa Network for the Protection of Children (WAN) the ECOWAS Commission has launched the Manual “ECOWAS Support Procedures and Standards for the Protection and Reintegration of Vulnerable Children on the Move and Young Migrants”.

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