On Monday, February 8, 2021, at 9 AM the chair of the Committee on the Investigation of Intercountry Adoption will present the report with the results of the Committee’s investigation to the Minister for Legal Protection. The report will be published on the Committee’s website.
(by Henri Kruithof) The Committee Investigating Intercountry Adoption in the Past has requested the Central Bureau of Statistics to ask a large number of intercountry adoptees about their personal situation. Why, anyway? Tjibbe Joustra replies: “The Committee considers it important to know how adoptees that have come to the Netherlands from other countries fare. […]
Interview with Chairman Joustra of the Committee Investigating Intercountry Adoption: (By Henri Kruithof) In April of this year, Minister Sander Dekker (Legal Protection) set up the Committee Investigating Intercountry Adoption in the past. According to the institutional decision, that committee must, among other things, investigate the existence of abuses in intercountry adoption and the […]
The committee that investigates the role and responsibility of the Dutch government with repsect to the intercounry adoption of children in, at a minimum, the period between 1967 and 1998 is headed by Mr. Tjibbe Joustra. The committee also consists of the members Mrs. Prof. Dr. Beatrice de Graaf and Mr. Bert-Jan Houtzagers. The committee […]