Who is IAAME?
Intercountry Adoption Accreditation and Maintenance Entity, Inc. (IAAME) is an Accrediting Entity (AE), under the authority by the Secretary, and as allowed by 22 CFR 96.7. ( https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CFR-2017-title22-vol1/xml/CFR-2017-title22-vol1-part96.xml ) An accrediting entity is an entity that has been designated by the Secretary to accredit agencies and/or to approve persons for purposes of providing adoption services in the United States in intercountry adoption cases.
Intercountry Adoption Accreditation and Maintenance Entity (IAAME) is a 501(c)(3) organization created for the sole purpose of the accreditation, approval, monitoring and oversight of adoption service providers providing intercountry adoption services. IAAME is operated by staff with extensive experience in providing child welfare services, administering child welfare standards, contracting, licensing, monitoring, and domestic adoption services.