The ECPC Global Research Network
ECPC Global Research Network
An interdisciplinary research team from the Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation (CESI) has been awarded a £2m grant to study the potential for ECD (early childhood development) programmes to promote sustainable development and peacebuilding. The CESI team, led by Professor Paul Connolly (education), will work with several strategic partners, including UNICEF, the Yale Child Study Center, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, the Global TIES for Children research center at New York University and the Early Childhood Peace Consortium.
The Formative Childhood and Peace Building program is a multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the Yale Child Study Center who with UNICEF, the AÇEV Foundation, the John E. Fetzer Institute and other global partners, have embarked upon a joint project to achieve the common objective of analyzing the linkages between early childhood development (ECD) and peace building through scientific research. The program’s aim is translate and disseminate this knowledge to support better policies on global platforms in order to help prevent violence and build new generations of reconciliation.
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