Missing Children Switzerland
- Follows families in all stages of the disappearance of their child.
- Educates and informs persons and organizations on the issue of missing children
- Participate in government thinking and European authorities on this issue
Missing Children Switzerland is a charitable foundation which operates independently. We act in the interest of the child, and in accordance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child. We offer psychological, social and legal support to families or the relatives affected by the disappearance of a minor.
|August 24, 2011
||Following parental abduction and disappearance of her two daughters, Irina Lucidi creates a foundation for missing children, operating under the name of Missing Children Switzerland.
|October 7, 2011
Official Launch of Missing Children Switzerland.
|January 30, 2012
||Activation of the hotline 0848 116 000, available 24/7 in 4 languages (FR / ENG / GER / IT)
|March 7, 2012
||Missing Children Switzerland becomes member of Missing Children Europe
|July 16, 2012
||Missing Children Switzerland becomes member of the Société d'Utilité Publique SSUP
The foundation aims to conduct the research on the territory of the Swiss Confederation and / or in other countries, by all legal means available to finding missing children, particularly in cases of abductions, parental abductions and / or fugues of minors. The Foundation is also responsible for educating and informing all persons or public or private organizations on the issue of missing children and participate in the discussion of government and European bodies on the issue of this problem. The foundation supports and guides families through the steps to take following the disappearance of their child. It offers psychological support if needed. It directs and trains professionals. It educates the public.
|Miguel Torres Garcia
||Child Focus representative - Member