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2017 Pacific Early Childhood Development Conference

Moving Forward with Sustainable Development Goals for Early Childhood

The 2017 Conference on Moving Forward with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for Early Childhood will be a 3-day high-level conference for key government officials across Pacific Island Countries (PICs) to further their understanding of and commitment toward high-quality, equitable, and inclusive early childhood development (ECD) systems.  Participants will be senior officials from across the Ministries of Education, Finance, Health, and Social Welfare to promote inter-sectoral collaboration and secure holistic approaches to young children’s development and education – the first gathering of its kind in the Pacific. 

Day 1 and 2 will comprise of plenary, panel and group discussions of key issues in ECD, with the aim of delivering a Declaration Statement for endorsement at the Ministerial roundtable on Day 3. 

This conference is organized by UNICEF in partnership with the World Bank and the Pacific Regional Council for Early Childhood Care and Education (PRC4ECCE). 

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