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ARNEC Regional ECD Conference, December 2019


Asia-Pacific Regional Network for Early Childhood (ARNEC) held a regional Early Childhood Development Conference in Vietnam, December 4-6, 2019. The conference aims to bring about strong awareness among policy makers and practitioners of the substantial threats to young children’s present and future environments, as well as opportunities to protect these environments. It strives to generate momentum in the region around cross-sectoral programs and policies that can promote nurturing and sustainable environments. As such, this year’s conference adopts the following theme: “Working across sectors to promote nurturing and sustainable environments for young children”. ARNEC will also organise pre-conference workshops to be held a day before the actual conference. Topics for include ECD Parenting and Play, ECD and Disaster Risk Reduction, the Urban Environment and ECD, Child Care, Decent Work, and Gender Equality, in addition to Child Protection: Violence against young children.

For more information on the conference, registration, and/or sending proposals: