One of the main issues for Early Childhood Development (ECD) networks is the need to strengthen their advocacy capacities. With this in mind, the Inter-American held a workshop in Lima, Peru, to address advocacy strategies for early childhood development on November 17 and 18 of 2022.
Group for the Advocacy Strategies for Early Childhood Development
On November 10, 2021 and February 17, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue, together with the Presidential Council for Children and Adolescents and with the support of the LEGO Foundation, organized two events to explore and reflect on the role of play in Colombia’s early childhood agenda.
On March 18, the Dialogue hosted a webinar with UNICEF LAC, Atipay, and ECDAN where experts spoke about Peru’s experience developing and implementing a results-based budget for early childhood development.
In collaboration with the InterAmerican Dialogue and Lego Foundation, the workshop on competencies for early care and education personnel was held on January 20 and January 21, 2021 at the Training Center of the Ministry of Childhood and Adolescence (MINNA) in Asuncion, Paraguay.
On December 9, the Regional Network for Measuring Early Childhood Development (REMDI), the Inter-American Dialogue, and the UNICEF Regional Office, convened a webinar to present and evaluate efforts across LAC countries to measure the impact of the pandemic on early childhood development.
On August 13, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Education Program, the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN), UNICEF and United Way convened a virtual seminar on the role of the private sector in early childhood development in Latin America.
Childhood development has been gaining traction in recent years and is increasingly present in the Brazilian public agenda, however improving the quality and measurement of services is still a priority. This report presents the current state of early childhood policies in Brazil.
Inter-American Dialogue, Fundação Maria Cecília Souto Vidigal
˙ Brasil: Informe de Progreso de Políticas de Primera Infancia