NACAC supports a system of safeguards and cooperation to protect the best interests of children, birth parents and adoptive parents in intercountry adoption.  

Policy Recommendation  

NACAC supports ratification and implementation of the Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption, which provides for high quality, accessible services, and expediency of process. NACAC supports the development of an affordable accreditation process and standards based on quality of services other than size or structure of the providers. NACAC also supports a central authority system that functions to facilitate and oversee intercountry adoptions, recognizing that timely permanency is in the best interest of a child. The central authority should never use adoption as instrument of foreign policy.


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The North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) supports, educates, inspires, and advocates so adoptive families thrive and every child in foster care has a permanent, safe, loving family.


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