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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ISS West Africa and CH attended the annual review of the ECOWAS plan of action to combat trafficking in persons

Djibril Fall and Olivier Geissler from ISS were invited as observers to the process by the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja in the beginning of August.

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Visit of the management team of ISS Switzerland in Bulgaria

During June, Rolf Widmer and Olivier Geissler went to Bulgaria to celebrate the completion of projects led jointly by ISS Switzerland and ISS Bulgaria.

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Gala dinner in favour of Syrian refugee children in Lebanon

ISS invites you to a gala dinner for Syrian refugee children in Lebanon on September 18 at 7:30 pm at the gourmet restaurant "Le Vieux Bois" of the Hotel School of Geneva. The project led by the ISS in Lebanon will be presented during the evening.

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Exploratory visit to Lebanon to launch the "Safe Parks" project in favor of Syrian refugee children

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.

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