Child Welfare Cases Across National Borders

More and more children in Norway have connections to other countries because, for example, they have a foreign nationality, or parents or other family members living abroad.

Norway ratifies the 1996 Hague Child Protection Convention

Norway's ratification of the 1996 Hague Convention will strengthen co-operation with other states in cross-border parental disputes and child welfare cases. The Convention will enter into force 1 July 2016.

Guidelines for child welfare cases where children have ties to other countries

The circular will provide information about how the child welfare service can handle these type of cases, including examinations, measures and the possibility of alternative follow-up of the child abroad.

Norwegian Board of Health Supervision to review child welfare cases

In order to gain more knowledge of how child welfare cases are handled, the Norwegian Board of Health Supervision has now been given the task of reviewing a large number of urgent child welfare cases and cases involving children being taken into care.

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Keeping the children safe: a shared responsibility

We all want the same thing – to ensure that all children grow up in a secure environment free from violence. Yet, explaining child protection measures can be tricky.

Menținerea siguranței copiilor: o responsabilitate comună

Cu toții dorim același lucru: să ne asigurăm că toți copiii cresc într-un mediu sigur, fără violențe. Totuși, explicarea măsurilor pentru protecția copilului poate fi un lucru complicat.

Zajistit dětem bezpečí: společná odpovědnost

Všichni chceme stejnou věc – zajistit, aby všechny děti vyrůstaly v bezpečném prostředí bez násilí. Vysvětlovat smysl opatření na ochranu dětí však může být obtížné.