ECPC member organization the NGO Committee on Migration, calls on States to take immediate action for practical and humane solutions.

Refugee children offer flowers to riot police after clashes outside a refugee camp in the village of Diavata, west of Thessaloniki, northern Greece, Saturday, April 6, 2019. Clashes between hundreds of protesting migrants and police continue for a third day outside an overcrowded migrant camp, with migrants throwing rocks at police and the latter responding with tear gas and stun grenades. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
Refugee children offer flowers to riot police after clashes outside a refugee camp in the village of Diavata, west of Thessaloniki, northern Greece, Saturday, April 6, 2019. Clashes between hundreds of protesting migrants and police continue for a third day outside an overcrowded migrant camp, with migrants throwing rocks at police and the latter responding with tear gas and stun grenades. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
A girl stands next to the Belarusian fence as several Polish police officers stand guard at the Bruzgi-Kuznica Bialostocka border crossing, near the Belarusian-Polish border, on November 15, 2021, in Bruzgi, Belarus. Viktor Tolochko/Sputnik (Europa Press via AP)
A girl stands next to the Belarusian fence as several Polish police officers stand guard at the Bruzgi-Kuznica Bialostocka border crossing, near the Belarusian-Polish border, on November 15, 2021, in Bruzgi, Belarus. Tension has risen on the border between Poland and Belarus, as thousands of people seeking to continue their advance towards the European Union have been crowding in, where in addition to living in the cold and in the open, attacks and altercations are taking place. Photo: Viktor Tolochko/Sputnik (Europa Press via AP)
World Peace Day greeting illustration, International social help concept. Paper origami dove of peace with olive branch. © Lovekish4u | Dreamstime.com
World Peace Day greeting illustration, International social help concept. Paper origami dove of peace with olive branch. © Lovekish4u | Dreamstime.com

The International Day of Peace

Every year on September 21, the world observes an International Day of Peace. On this…

Endowed Yale Professor joins with mental health practitioners from around the globe to call an end to violence against children

Street boy (India) alongside a green ribbon, symbol of mental health awareness. Photo 23755205 / © Ziprashantzi | Dreamstime.com
Street boy (India) alongside a green ribbon, symbol of mental health awareness. Photo 23755205 / © Ziprashantzi | Dreamstime.com

Dear citizens of the world,

Thanks to the World Health Organization (WHO), World Mental Health Day is observed each year on the 10th of October. We all know that so…

The ECPC urgently calls for investment in early childhood services and strategies in all humanitarian efforts in Afghanistan.

Afghan woman is holding a placard showing Afghan children suffering from the Taliban regime, during the demonstration in support of Afghanistan taking place in Amsterdam, on August 28th, 2021. (Photo by Romy Arroyo Fernandez/NurPhoto via AP)

The ECPC praises the success of Northern Ireland’s PEACE IV Shared Education initiative in promoting the development of new friendships among children by fostering respect for diversity

Omagh Integrated Nursery, Omagh North Nursery, and Christ the King Nursery — a variety of play and craft activities that supported the children’s development as well as promoting the development of friendships. ©2020 Early Years.
Omagh Integrated Nursery, Omagh North Nursery, and Christ the King Nursery — a variety of play and craft activities that supported the children’s development as well as promoting the development of friendships. ©2020 Early Years.

A wounded Palestinian girl is being brought to Shifa Hospital to receive treatment — 12 May 2021. (Photo by Mahmoud Issa / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images).
A wounded Palestinian girl is being brought to Shifa Hospital to receive treatment — 12 May 2021. (Photo by Mahmoud Issa / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images).

Spotlighting Early Childhood Development and Care Initiatives as a Foundation for Achieving Gender Equity and the Empowerment of Women at the 65th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

Young mother wearing COVID-19 protection mask holds her young child while crossing a street. Photo by Marcin Jozwiak.
Young mother wearing COVID-19 protection mask holds her young child while crossing a street. Photo by Marcin Jozwiak.

Scholars around the globe honor the late Edward Zigler, founding father of Head Start and trailblazer in early childhood development, developmental science, and social policy, in a special journal issue.

Professor Edward Zigler. Photo: Courtesy The Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy
Professor Edward Zigler. Photo: Courtesy The Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy

Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC)

We can build a just and peaceful world where all children are the stars of today and leaders of tomorrow.

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