Event Putting early childhood at the heart of the European Child Guarantee
Date 29 November 2022
Time 12:00 – 14:00 (GMT+2)
Language English
Location European Parliament, Brussels (Room A5G1)


Livestream of the event will be available here

Eurochild and ISSA, co-leaders of the First Years, First Priority campaign, invite you to join an in-person meeting in the European Parliament in Brussels. The event will be hosted and chaired by MEP Dragos Pîslaru.

The aim of the event is to highlight the need to address poverty and social exclusion in early childhood, and discuss the ways in which the European Child Guarantee can ensure that all children in Europe, especially the most marginalised, can have access to quality services and nurturing care from their earliest years.

This event is aimed at Members of the European Parliament, European Commission officials, European Parliament officials, Member States representatives, civil society organisations and the media.

Among the speakers:

  • MEP Alícia Homs
  • MEP Michaela Šojdrová
  • MEP Antonio López-Istúriz
  • MEP Lucia Ďuriš Nicholsonová
  • Jiri SvarcEuropean Commission, DG EMPL Head of Unit Social Policies
  • Katja Lenzing, European Commission, DG JUST, Deputy Head of Gender Equality Unit.

More information is available here.