The Koons Family Institute on International Law & Policy

Advocate and advance. We conduct and commission original research into the status of child protection legislation around the world to help make children safer.

CSAM: Model Legislation & Global Review

This ground-breaking report looks at the definition and criminalization of child sexual abuse material (CSAM) in legislation around the world. The 10th Edition is now available.

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Child Protection Project

Working to establish a common, global definition for “child protection” that encompasses diverse perspectives.

Defining the Issue

Global Missing Children Research Initiative

Assessing current mechanisms that exist for missing children around the world.

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Research Library

An extensive collection of original research, secondary research and publications on the protection of children around the world.


“Through ICMEC and The Koons Family Institute on International Law & Policy, we are making an international difference. At any moment we are one step closer to saving another child, saving another childhood, bringing another child home.”Justine Koons

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