Hearings

IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILDREN? ROMANIA'S BAN ON INTER-COUNTRY ADOPTION

September 14, 2005 - 2237 Rayburn House Office Building

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Witnesses:

Name Title Affiliation
Hon. Sam Brownback Chairman Helsinki Commission
Hon. Christopher H. Smith Co-Chairman Helsinki Commission
Hon. Maura Harty Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs U.S. Department of State
H.E. Sorin Ducaru Ambassador to the United States Romania
Mr. Thomas Atwood President & CEO National Council for Adoption
Ms. Debra Murphy-Scheumann President of the Board of Directors Joint Council on International Children’s Services
Dr. Dana Johnson Director International Adoption Clinic, University of Minnesota
Mr. Elliot Forsyth Prospective Adoptive Parent  

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Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic (C), who serves as Chairman-in-Office of the OSCE in 2015, meeting with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (L) and Helsinki Commission Chairman Chris Smith (R) immediately after the February 25 hearing on Serbia's leadership of the OSCE. (Feb. 2015)