Meetings

  • Innovations in Investing in Young Children Globally—A Workshop Date: October 20, 2016 - October 21, 2016 (4:30 PM GMT+1)

    The Forum has explored innovations in investments from both the private and public sectors as well as highlighted several innovative programs that address children’s health, education, nutrition, and social protection needs. While innovation has been a thematic area of broad interest for the Forum overall, specific approaches for catalyzing innovation in research, policy, and practice has not been a central focus of any particular workshop to date. Therefore, the workshop in Abidjan will allow for further exploration of current innovations related to investing in young children globally, yet with a regional focus on West Africa. A focus on innovation will be central to the format and content of the workshop as both a platform for highlighting and synthesizing existing science, policy, and best practices in an engaging way, and as a conduit to infuse new energy and direction into the future of investments in young children globally.
  • Moving From Evidence to Implementation of Early Childhood Programs: Strategies for Implementation Date: June 23, 2016 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    This workshop, the eighth in the iYCG Forum series, examines motivations for policy- and decision-makers to implement policies as well as and the technical considerations for implementing programs that invest in the health, education, nutrition, and social protection of young children.
  • Investing in Young Children for Peaceful Societies: Individual and Structural Transformation Date: March 16, 2016 - March 18, 2016 (5:00 PM GMT+2)

    This workshop, the seventh in the iYCG Forum series, provides an opportunity to inform the global agenda on humanitarian work by highlighting the science of early childhood and interventions that have evidence of promoting peace and reducing violence.
  • Reaching and Investing in Children at the Margins Date: November 3, 2015 - November 4, 2015 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    This workshop, the sixth in the iYCG Forum series, brings to the foreground a scientific perspective on children at the margins. These include children with developmental delays and disabilities, refugees, immigrants, migrants, street children, those living in institutions, ethnically and linguistically diverse children, and children from under-resourced communities, many of which, face discrimination.
  • Supporting Family and Community Investments for Young Children Globally Date: July 27, 2015 - July 29, 2015 (1:00 AM Eastern)

    This interactive public workshop will feature presentations and discussions that highlight the science and economics of understanding and supporting family and community investments in children and their caregivers using coordinated approaches across the areas of health, education, nutrition, and social protection.
  • Using Existing Platforms to Integrate and Coordinate Investments for Children Date: March 14, 2015 - March 15, 2015 (5:30 AM Eastern)

    This workshop will highlight the science and economics of integrating and coordinating investments in children and their caregivers using existing platforms across the areas of health, education, nutrition, and social protection.
  • Scaling Program Investments for Young Children Globally: A Workshop on Evidence from LAC and Other Developing Regions Date: November 11, 2014 (5:30 AM Eastern)

    This workshop will explore the evidence on scaling up and sustaining effective programs across health, education, nutrition, and social protection that aim to improve children’s developmental potential.
  • Financing Investments in Young Children Globally Date: August 26, 2014 - August 27, 2014 (12:00 AM Eastern)

    This public workshop will feature presentations that surround issues in financing investments across health, education, nutrition, and social protection that aim to improve children's developmental potential.
  • Investing in Young Children Globally: The Cost of Inaction Date: April 17, 2014 - April 18, 2014 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    This workshop will explore the potential benefit of integrated programs that address health, nutrition, education, and social protection.
  • Investing in Young Children Globally - Meeting 1 Date: January 15, 2014 - January 16, 2014 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    iYCG First Planning Meeting