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Global Summit on Childhood

Creating a Better World for Children and Youth Through Sustainability, Social Innovation, and Synergy

Intercontinental Hotel in San José, Costa Rica | 31 March - 3 April 2016

Read the Call for Proposals here.

Submission Deadline is 28 September 2015. extended to 16 October 2015

We are seeking proposals from a variety of sectors, including health, psychology, sociology, childhood studies, and education.

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

Summit16PosterImageThe 2016 Global Summit on Childhood brings together individuals from around the world and across disciplines to explore the role of childhood in ensuring a positive
human future during a time of rapid change.

Tentatively Scheduled Speakers:

Lina Srivastava, Lina Srivastava Consulting, Regarding Humanity

Pablo Jenkins, Ideas en Acción

Julia Delafield, University for Peace

Mauricio Viales, The UWC (United World Colleges) Costa Rica

Octavio Pescador, Juarez & Associates


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Register here for the 2016 Global Summit on Childhood

GlobalGivingJoin the Make It Happen Campaign by donating to organizations in Costa Rica working to improve the lives of children and families in Costa Rica. 

The Campaign provides an opportunity for Summit attendees to give back to children in Costa Rica, host country for the 2016 Summit.