Three multi racial children blow a single bubble with earth's reflection. © Kentannenbaum | Dreamstime Images


If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.

- Mahatma Ghandi (1869 -1948)


Explore each section below to learn more about the ECPC and why investment in early childhood development can lead to more peaceful societies.

Learn more in-depth about the ECPC, a global network dedicated to leveraging social services based on scientific evidence to mitigate conflicts and promote social cohesion.

Learn about the vision, mission and main objectives of the Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC).

Elephant family walking tail to tail at sunset.

View the ECPC timeline, beginning with the emergence of the Consortium from an effort involving multiple agencies engaged in improving peaceful outcomes for families and communities who realized the potential of joining forces to create a much larger impact on the world community.

Paper figures join hands around globe.

Meet the members of the ECPC, an affiliation of global partners from multiple sectors, institutions and organizations engaged in creating a global movement that values young children and families as agents of change for peace. 

Young girl holds hand heart gesture.

Our colleague and friend, Prof. Çiğdem Kağıtçıbaşı, is warmly remembered as an internationally renowned social and cross-cultural psychologist, who devoted her life to improving the lives of children and families. 

Two young happy girls (Chiang Mai, Thailand).

Meet our main partners that help to successfully shape the work of the Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC).

Friends at a Holi colors festival (India) join hands as a show of unity and teamwork.

This work could not have been possible without the generous support of our sponsors who have shared in the vision, mission and ongoing work of the Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC).

Thank you for your interest in the work of the Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC). Feel free to contact us with questions and requests for more information.


For breaking news and to stay connected, follow us on social media. Sign up to get our E-News delivered straight to your inbox.