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Early Childhood Matters 2020

This edition gathers global leaders and experts calling for prioritisation of young children, families and frontline workers amid COVID-19.

The global COVID-19 pandemic has underlined the enormous gaps between communities, cities, regions and nation states. To shape a better future, investing in early childhood needs to remain a priority for all governments and societies. Front and centre of this edition of Early Childhood Matters are resounding calls to action from global leaders and experts to ensure that young children, families, frontline workers and cities continue to thrive.

The 33 articles included this year demonstrate a diversity of projects, programmes and policies on how to address several of todays’ challenges impacting babies, toddlers and their caregivers especially due to COVID-19.

Authors include Laura Chinchilla Miranda, former President of Costa Rica; Constanza Alarcón Párraga, Vice-minister of Basic and Middle Preschool Education, Colombia; Princess Dina Mired of Jordan; Erion Veliaj, Mayor of Tirana, Albania; Teresa Surita, Mayor of Boa Vista, Brazil.

Publishing fresh insights on early childhood development from leaders worldwide.
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