- Financial incentives through taxes and donations must be regulated, limited and made transparent.
- Receiving countries have to accept responsibility for the ethical standards in the sending countries.
- Known cases of child trafficking in foreign adoption must be publicly examined and taken as an opportunity to improve the process.
- Receiving countries which have ratified the Hague Convention (in particular the United States) must apply the same standards to countries that have not in order to stop unethical agencies from moving from one country with weak regulation to the next (such as from Guatemala to Ethiopia).
First published in German on April 27th, 2011.