Short history

  • Destinées is an association "Law 1901" whose headquarters are based in Meurthe-et-Moselle (54).
  • The Association was created in June 2002 by submitting its statute to the Sous-préfecture de Toul.
  • In February 2003 the Association receives from the Meurthe-et-Moselle Departmental Council, security clearance and authorisation to exercise as Authorised accredited body for the placement of minors under the age of 15 with families who have an authorisation.
  • In May 2004, by ministerial order, Destinées is acccredited to the adoption or placement with a view to adoption of minor children of fifteen years from Vietnam.
  • In October 2004, Destinées obtains the activity licence by the Vietnamese authorities.
  • In April 2005 the first adoptions are realised in North Vietnam.
  • In October 2009 the Vietnamese authorities renewed the activity licence of Destinées.
  • In July 2011, the General Council of M-&-M renewed the empowerment and licensing of Destinées.
  • In February 2012, the Ministry of Justice of Vietnam renewed the activity licence of Destinées.
  • In November 2014, Destinées is authorised by order of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the placement for adoption of minor children of fifteen years originating from Slovakia.
  • In November 2015, the Slovak Central authority, the CIPC, attached to the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, supports Destinées following the signature of the Agreement with France.
  • In September 2017, the first adoptions are made in Eastern Slovakia.