3That 196 countries have ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child,
4Article 9 of the Convention, which states countries responsibility that children are not5taken unlawfully from their parents,
6The reports of children from Colombia being adopted against their birth parents’ will,
7All other reports from individuals proving that there is a significant problem with unethical8international adoptions globally,
9That not all countries value the rights of children and parents,
10Believing in: 11A need for an international agreement to make sure all international adoptions are done
11A need for an international agreement to make sure all international adoptions are done12ethically,
13Every child’s right to their own identity and origin,
16LYMEC and its member organisations to lobby for an international agreement on ethically17conducted international adoptions based on the Convention on the Rights of the Child 18and every child's right to know their origin,
19A system that makes it possible to ban and punish countries for not honouring all parties20right to an ethically conducted adoption.
Attention: This is a preview! The official text is printed in the proposal book for Skopje Spring Congress 2020 03 - 05 April 2020.