invest in the implementation of early child development strategies as a foundation for peace and security, social justice and SOCIAL COHESION.
Five-point Global Call to Action
► Reaffirm commitment to human rights and the rights of children that are being undermined during the global pandemic crisis.
► Prioritise investment in the survival, development and protection of children living in situations of conflict, military occupation, and displacement.
► Protect and prioritise investments in Early Childhood Development programmes and services in the global pandemic response and recovery efforts.
► Ensure that gender equality, inclusion and empowerment of children, parents/caregivers, families and communities be at the centre of COVID-19 response and recovery efforts.
► Implement more effective and inclusive policies and practices in all countries, ensuring that early childhood programmes and services are essential in promoting The Culture of Peace (UN Resolution /RES/74/21) and in sustaining peace.