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Way forward: children at the centre of climate action

There are practical pathways at different levels for making children at the centre of climate action.

Young children’s needs and voices matter in national resilience action

Mechanisms for prioritising young children’s needs and voices through their caregivers need to be put in place to make national resilience actions inclusive.

Establishing a child-centred focus in climate policy development and planning necessary

While young children are often referred to as the most vulnerable community members within the climate change and environmental degradation context, such framing needs to change with emphasis shifting to seeing children as our most valuable community members.

UNICEF: Gaps between climate policies and young children need to be addressed

Current climate change policies often do not refer to children at all, and if they do refer to children, said policies do not specifically differentiate between the developmental ages or stages (e.g., infancy, toddlers, pre-schoolers etc.).

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ARNEC Connections (13): Ensuring the well-being of children amidst the environmental risks in the Asia-Pacific region

This edition of ARNEC Connections discuss the state of environmental health and the impacts on young children and ECD.

Innovative pedagogical approaches in early childhood care and education (ECCE) in the Asia-Pacific region: a resource pack

This resource pack features innovative pedagogical approaches reflected in nine ‘cases’ documented across the Asia-Pacific region.

From Most vulnerable to Most Valuable: A scoping study to put young children at the heart of environmental and climate actions

ARNEC is pleased to share with you the evidence from the Asia-Pacific region and the insights from experts and partners around the world exploring the deep inte

ECD Events

Webinar launch From most vulnerable to most valuable: A scoping study to put young children at the heart of climate actions and environmental protection

GISP Asia Webinar #2: Working groups on specific topics

You are invited to the second webinar on Global Initiatives on supporting parents and caregivers. 

Asia Webinars Series on Supporting Parents and Caregivers

Webinar 1: Evidence, mapping and country case studies | Th

World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education

14-16 November, Tashkent, Uzbekistan. #EducationStartsEarly

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