Members of the CHIP team are very pleased to have been able to participate in one of the projects (Coercive decisions in Switzerland through the lens of international standards : foster care placements), under the direction of Prof. Philip Jaffé....
  • 18 June 2024
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The key findings and conclusions of NRP 76 (150 researchers) are available in a synthesis report “Interventions in people’s lives” which summarizes the findings of the research projects, makes recommendations for policy, practice and stakeholders. The report’s conclusions were presented...
  • 30 May 2024
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To support the CRC Committee in drafting its upcoming General Comment 27 on Access to Justice and Effective Remedies, an expert consultative meeting occurred on 18 May 2024 in Geneva with representatives of UN agencies, civil society, academics and people...
  • 21 May 2024
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In collaboration with OHCHR and UNICEF, CHIP supported the implementation of the 2023 Human Rights Council resolution A/HRC/RES/52/25 on Birth registration and the right of everyone to recognition everywhere as a person before the law. As part of this resolution, a recommendation was...
  • 21 May 2024
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Following an earlier report published in 2020 on the adoption of children from Sri Lanka, this new report confirms a lack of adequate measures taken by the Swiss authorities in contexts of serious signs of irregularities during adoption proceedings in...
  • 19 December 2023
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Assisted reproductive technology (ART) brings new opportunities to have a family, especially for those where it may not have been biologically possible. As parents want the very best for their children, this arguably includes ensuring that they are able to...
  • 21 November 2023
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KIDIMO, the new children’s rights app, has been available in Switzerland since August 31, 2023 in all three national languages. The app is the fruit of more than three years’ work by OST Ostschweizer Fachhochschule. Its design and implementation involved...
  • 06 September 2023
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Always inspiring to be with the next generation of child rights advocates as spring 2023 confirmed again. A special thanks to Karl Hanson, Hilda Paredes Dávila, Alice Diver and Ton Liefaard for the opportunity to speak to their students and...
  • 30 May 2023
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CHIP was honoured to co-organise with the Geneva association Espace A the screening of the documentary “Juan” in Geneva on 29 September and to host a round table discussion to which adoption professionals and adoptees were invited. This event, and...
  • 30 September 2022
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The latest report, building on a commissioned study by the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) of February 2020, exposes serious irregularities in some cases in child adoptions from Sri Lanka between 1973 and 1997. The Federal Council “has acknowledged...
  • 11 December 2020
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