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Meeting in Abu Dhabi on ECD in Humanitarian and Fragile Settings, December 2018

United Arab Emirates(UAE)
Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, Dubai Cares, and the Emirates Red Crescent organized a High-Level meeting on Early Childhood Development and Early Childhood Learning in Humanitarian and Fragile Settings on December 5, 2018 in Abu Dhabi. The meeting aimed at providing a quality ECD package for humanitarian and fragile settings that holistically addresses the needs of the child and the child’s ecosystem by expanding the traditional focus on nutrition and health to learning / stimulation, play opportunities, psychosocial support, caregiver training and participation, livelihoods for caregivers, protection, and women / girls’ empowerment. ANECD Director, Dr. Ghassan Issa, participated in the opening panel of the meeting.