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Homepage: … The role of ISS is to bring together all parts of a problem, allowing the individuals or families involved to see all options available to them, thus helping them to make the most appropriate choices. The International Social Service (ISS) is an international non-governmental organization dedicated to helping individuals and families with personal or social problems resulting from migration and international movement. ISS’s national branches, affiliated bureaux and correspondents in over 100 countries facilitate communication between social services to resolve these problems. The International Social Service provides help without discrimination of any kind …

Casework;
Training, Seminars;
Publications;
Cooperation;
Newsletters;
ICR – CIR adoptions;
International Reference Centre for the Rights of Children Deprived of their Family;
Address: International Social Service ISS, 32 quai du Seujet, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland;
Contact: Tel.: +41 22 906 77 00, Fax: +41 22 906 77 01, E-mail General Secretariat, E-mail International Reference Centre.

About: The organization: The International Social Service (ISS) is an international non-governmental organization dedicated to helping individuals and families with personal or social problems resulting from migration and international movement.

ISS’s national branches, affiliated bureaux and correspondents in over 100 countries facilitate communication between social services to resolve these problems.

Aims and Objectives:

  • To assist those who, as a result of voluntary or forced migration or other social problems of an international character, have to overcome personal or family difficulties;
  • To study from an international standpoint the conditions and consequences of migration in relation to individual and family life, and to make recommendations or undertake any other appropriate action;
  • To contribute to the prevention of social problems linked to migration or intercountry mobility;
  • To inform professsionals and the public of the needs of migrant individuals and families;
  • To develop and maintain an international network of national bodies to meet the needs of individuals and families who require the services of ISS.

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