Response to COVID-19 for Children in Fragile and Conflict Affected Settings (ECPC panel session, C20 Summit 2020)

November 11, 2020

How investing in early childhood care and education can combat COVID-19’s short- and long-term impact on children living among conflict, war, and displacement

C20 Summit 2020

On Saturday October 10,  international experts from the Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC) discussed early childhood development (ECD) strategies in relation to COVID-19 at this year’s Civil Society 20 (C20)’s virtual annual summit. The C20 predicted that “This year’s summit is sure to be the biggest virtual gather of thousands of civil society leaders and change makers in the G20 process”.

ECPC Panel Session | COVID-19 Response & Recovery 

In the ECPC panel discussion Response to COVID-19 for children in fragile and conflict-affected settings: The promise of early childhood development, varied perspectives were presented on how to develop and implement health and education policy that targets and curbs the negative effects of COVID-19 on the development of our young children, especially the most vulnerable.

► READ the 21-page C20 Summit ECPC panel session report: “The State of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the World’s Most Vulnerable Children.



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