This year marks the ICAB’s 20th Anniversary. In June 7, 1995, Republic Act 8043 otherwise known as the Philippine Inter-country Adoption Act of 1995 was passed into law. The law created the Inter-country Adoption Board as the Central Authority in matters relating to the inter-country adoption of Filipino children and as the policy making body continue reading : ICAB: 20 years of building families!
On April 21, 2015, President Aquino appointed new members of the Inter-Country Adoption Board for a term of six years: Antonia C. Siy (psychologist), Rosario B. dela Rosa (registered social worker), Maria Gabriela R. Concepcion (lawyer), Eric Remegio O. Panga (lawyer), Ma. Teresa R. Nuqui (NGO) and Maria Carolina T. Legarda (NGO). The new Board continue reading : New Members of the Inter-Country Adoption Board (ICAB)
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is once again spearheading the observance of Adoption Consciousness Celebration this February 2015 with the theme ,”Legal na Ampon Ako: Anak na Totoo”. (A Child Finds Worth in Legal Adoption). ICAB, the Central Authority on Inter-Country Adoption of the Philippines supports the DSWD’s continuing adoption advocacy efforts continue reading : ICAB SUPPORTS DSWD’S ADOPTION CONSCIOUSNESS CELEBRATION