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Tackling Disadvantage in Early Childhood: Key Findings and Challenges


10 Nov 2021 13:00 to 15:00





Event Description

10 November 2021; 13:00-15:00 CETonline

The on-line event will present key findings from data analysis carried out in 9 countries, on early childhood development.

We will highlight the need for greater attention to early childhood development, including through more investment in data collection and analysis to inform public policy, and how the European Child Guarantee can help to tackle poverty and exclusion in children’s early years. 

The format will consist of short presentations, responses/reactions from EU and national perspectives, and opportunities for questions and discussion. The audience will be national and EU policy-makers, experts on early childhood and national/EU civil society organisations.

Speakers include:

  • Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro PrecaPresident of Eurochild
  • Aljosa Rudas, International Step by Step Association (ISSA)
  • Adrien Taquet – Minister of State for Children and Families, France (Invited, To Be Confirmed) 
  • Katarina Ivanković Knežević, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission  
  • Marta Tarragona Fenoa, DG Justice and Consumers, European Commission

We will also hear from national partners on findings on early childhood at the country level:

  • Plataforma de Infancia, Spain 
  • Family, Child Youth Association, Hungary  
  • Ensemble pour l’Education de la Petite Enfance, France  
  • Children’s Rights Alliance, Ireland  

Register by 9 November

Should you have any questions or requests, please contact Agata D’Addato, Senior Project Manager at Eurochild.

Visit Eurochild for more informations.