Early Childhood Development - UNICEF Vision for Every Child

Every child has the right to the best start in life.

Young mother kissing her baby's neck to his delight
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The UNICEF Vision for Early Childhood Development is guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child and supports the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It outlines UNICEF’s intent to support an organization-wide approach to child development in the early years of life, drawing on its mandate for child rights, multisectoral expertise, wide on-the-ground presence, and long-standing role as a trusted adviser to governments and partners at national, regional and global levels.

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
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