The Smile of the Child , following the successful outcome of the case of the disappearance of the small Filipino Souaien , shares with us the hours of agony experienced by being informed by the police that a girl 3.5 years already missing seven hours . As said her mother, who comes from the Philippines , the child disappeared Wednesday, at 11:00 from square region Ambelokipoi in Athens.
Given the seriousness of the case and given the potential risks he ran the little girl was necessary system activation Amber Alert. However, the process was stopped as it was not possible to find a photo of Souitlin . Followed announcement of extinction in the main news bulletin television channel STAR, who responded immediately to our call . As time flowed and the information was given did not drive on the trail of a minor, we overcome moving for the first time to activate Amber Alert photo without child.
Fortunately the good news came from the police and was informed that the minor had been found and was in good health . Following the intervention of the Prosecutor found ourselves directly near Souitlin and gave her a warm hug and safety needs of a child. It is worth noting that recently the «Smile of the Child" had requested the intervention of the competent authorities as there were clear indications that the child was in danger .
The Smile of the Child "in the context of international cooperation that has developed , has the expertise to deal with professionalism and expertise incidents disappearances minors. At the international level "The Smile of the Child" :
He is a member of the Board the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children), which is based in Washington, United States.
He is a member of the Board the Missing Children Europe.
He is a member of the International Network hotlines protect children (Child Helplines International) which includes telephone support lines from 160 countries .
Is a recognized body that works with the DPI (Department of Public Information) of the United Nations.
Is a recognized NGO an advisory role in the ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council) of the United Nations
Is a member of the international site for the disappearances of minors www.missingkids.com
He is a member in EFSC (European Federation for Street Children).
In an effort to operate our organization and stand close to the children who have disappeared and are in danger, makes the creation, printing and posters in parts of our country , in collaboration with the Greek authorities. We also work with media and other agencies that could help in finding them .