GISP Asia Webinar #2: Working groups on specific topics

  • When : 6th December 2022

  • Time : 3:00pm - 5:30pm

  • Moderator : Joel Lassam, KML Advisor, ARNEC

  • Advocacy : Responsive Caregiving and Playful Parenting

  • Panelists :


About the event

In response to the challenges in caregiving practices posed to families, which were exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, a coalition of partners including WHO, UNICEF,
Parenting for Lifelong Health (PLH), the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN), and the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children (EVAC) launched
the Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP, May 2021).

The ultimate vision of the GISP is to support country-led efforts, so that every family is supported in their caregiving practices and receives the support that they need to develop resilience and protect wellbeing. Since July 2019, the GISP has been organizing parenting conferences in six regions worldwide, developing learning platforms and regularly bringing together donors. To this effect, on 12-13 October 2022, WHO and partners hosted a Regional Consultation on Parent Support for Early in South-East Asia in New Delhi, India. Complementing this in person meeting, GISP is hosting a Webinar series for the Asia-Pacific region, to enable government officials and a wide array of other stakeholders to look at the evidence and identify what can be done to strengthen the capacity of parents for good caregiving practices in their settings.