2014 Asia-Pacific Regional ECD Conference, Manila, Philippines
“Early Childhood Development on the Global Agenda – Building partnerships for sustainability and harmony”
Strand 1: Partnerships and Alliance Building for ECD
Strand 2: Contributing to Sustainable Development through ECD
Strand 3: Building Social Cohesion through ECD
China’s Fourth International Early Childhood Development (ECD) and Poverty Reduction Summit and 2015 Asia-Pacific Regional ECD Conference, Beijing, China
Main theme: ‘The transformative power of ECD for equitable Development’,
Subtheme 1: The child
Subtheme 2: Immediate environment the child lives in
Subtheme 3: Society
'The transformative power of ECD: the importance of holistic interventions'
1. Policies and programmes which address the holistic nature of ECD in a broader spectrum that integrates but is not limited to health and nutrition, responsive caregiving, early learning, and protection.
2. Approaches which focus on equitable access to, and participation in, these holistic programmes and which therefore address discrimination based on gender, economic status, vulnerability, language/ethnicity, disability, and geography.
3. Quality monitoring of outcomes/measurements/indicators (how countries monitor the ECD-related targets in the SDGs) with special reference to inequity.
2018 Asia-Pacific Regional ECD Conference, Kathmandu, Nepal hosted by Government of Nepal
Main theme: ‘Towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: what is a successful multi-sectoral approach to ECD?’
(i) health and nutrition;
(ii) responsive caregiving;
(iii) early learning;
and (iv) safety and security.