I have to admit that not all orphans, who come through hosting programs, are adoptable. Some of them lack certain legal features, which make them eligible for adoption. Features that make a child eligible for adoption are as follows: … Read more
No, you do not need to.
Any changes to be made to the birth records and birth certificates are called amendments to the Birth Record. After adoption has been adjudged, amendments need to be made to the Birth Record of the child which will require an issue of a new Birth Certificate to the newly adopted child. … Read more
Yes, you can.
A citizen of a different country (alien) can adopt in Ukraine a child who is a national of Ukraine on the general basis set forth in the Family Code of Ukraine.
A child who is a national of Ukraine may be adopted by an alien if/after the child has been registered at the State Department for Adoption of Ukraine. Such registration must be for a period of one year in order to allow Ukrainian nationals chose this child for adoption. If the adopter is a child’s relative, such adoption may be effected prior to this time-limit.
Four thousand orphans left on the territory of annexed Crimea were given Russian citizenship without their consent. Representative of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Human Rights on the rights of the child, Oksana Filipishina, stated that Russia abused children’s rights, guaranteed by Chapter 8 of UN Convention. … Read more