On April 20th 2020, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and Stellenbosch University hosted a webinar for dialogue about the challenges and solutions in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic across Eastern and Southern Africa. Five presentations provided an in-depth picture of the situation for families and children at regional, national, and sub-national levels.



 

This webinar from the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN) looked at child protection in the context of COVID-19, with an overview of the issue, lessons learned from past emergency contexts, current data on the prevalence of violence against children, and the presentation of guides and strategies to promote the protection of children.



 

The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children (EVAC) and the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN) are partnering together to present a webinar focused on key issues on child protection in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.



 

This webinar from the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN) brought together key global agencies including WHO, UNICEF, the World Bank, ARNEC, to look at COVID-19 and ECD.



 

The United Nations Secretary General’s initiative, Every Woman Every Child, is producing a series of Q and As with leading experts across multiple fields to share insights into how COVID-19 is affecting women, children and adolescents.



 

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action is hosting a webinar to introduce their new Technical Note: Protection of Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic.



 

“The Best Start in Life: Early Childhood Development for Sustainable Development” is the SDG Academy’s interdisciplinary course on early child development. It is co-hosted by NYU’s Global TIES for Children Center, Harvard Center on the Developing Child and UNICEF.



 

The WHO has launched a new guideline to provide direction for strengthening policies and programmes to better address early childhood development. “Improving Early Childhood Development: WHO Guideline” contains four recommendations aimed at caregivers, health professionals and other workers who can assist them, as well as policy-makers and other stakeholders.

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This first webinar in a series of three introduces the Countdown 2030 Country Profiles for Early Childhood Development, and how it relates to the Nurturing Care Framework.



 

Livestreamed launch of a major new report on child health and well-being, entitled A future for the world’s children? A WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission.



 
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