ECPC Webinar #1 | Can how we raise our children lead to a more peaceful world? What science says.

May 3, 2023


The Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC) embarks upon a new lecture series “Raising Children of Peace: Pathways to a More Peaceful World - The Transformative Power of Children and Families” at the Yale Child Study Center that seeks to engage members of the Yale community and beyond to explore the evidence that how we raise our children can be a pathway to a more peaceful and sustainable world.
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Raising Children of Peace” ECPC launches lecture series at Yale 


This lecture features Yale/ECPC experts:
James F. Leckman, MD, PhD ECPC Research Chair, Neison Harris Professor in the Yale Child Study Center and Professor of Pediatrics
Talk: “Welcome and Introduction to Lecture Series “Raising Children of Peace: Pathways to a More Peaceful World - The Transformative Power of Children and Families”
Rima Salah, PhD ECPC Chairperson, Assistant Clinical Professor in the Yale Child Study Center, Former Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations
Talk: “Building a World of Peace: The Promise of the Early Childhood Peace Consortium”
Eduardo Garcia Rolland. ECPC Secretariat, Early Childhood Development in Emergencies Specialist, UNICEF HQ
Talk: “Evidence to Give Priority to Early Childhood Development (ECD) in Emergencies: Towards a More Peaceful World, One Child at a Time, For Every Child”
Siobhán Fitzpatrick, MBA, MSc, CBE. ECPC Regional Vice-Chairperson, Director International Network on Peacebuilding for Young Children, Northern Ireland
Talk: “The Power of ECD in Conflict and Post-Conflict Societies: An Example from Northern Ireland”
Sponsored by the Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC), a global consortium of United Nations agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations, academia, practitioners, and the private sector focused on sharing scientific and practice-based evidence on how investment in Early Childhood Development (ECD) can contribute to sustainable peace, social cohesion, and social justice. We recognize that investing in ECD is a powerful and cost-effective strategy for reducing violence, poverty, and exclusion and for building peaceful societies. 
The Yale Child Study Center is an internationally recognized center of innovation in child and family mental health, dedicated to promoting healthy development and psychological well-being across the lifespan. We care for children and adolescents whose families are concerned about their child’s development and behavior. 


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