Global Summit on Childhood

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Global Summit on Childhood
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Featured Speakers
Presenter Highlights
Collaborating Organizations
2014 Presentations
2014 Call for Proposals
2012 Summit
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Date and location for the 2016 Summit
to be announced soon.

The Global Summit on Childhood, a program within the
Decade for Childhood, provided a platform for interdisciplinary
dialogue among the global community about the experience of childhood.

Find photos from the 2014 Global Summit on Childhood on our Flickr page.

Videos of some Summit sessions are available on our YouTube page.

Program Book: Download PDF Here

Schedule at a Glance: Download PDF Here

Participants and presenters explored the current state of childhood, including issues affecting education and mental and physical well-being, from international, cross-cultural, and cross-disciplinary perspectives.

What societal changes provide opportunities for or threaten a positive
childhood experience for the world's children? What does childhood look
like around the world? What practices and policies can we implement that will protect our chi
ldren and help them develop to their full potential?