Podcast series "Pathways to Peace" is a production of the Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC)(https://ecdpeace.org). In this series, we discuss how positive early childhood development can lead to global peace. Listen in as we talk with experts about the experiences and the challenges they face in implementing early childhood development programs to build a more peaceful world.
The ECPC brings together leaders from international organizations, academia, practice, philanthropy, networks, media and development institutions, that value children and families as agents of change for peacebuilding.
Support comes from the Mother Child Education Foundation, UNICEF, The Jacob’s Foundation and Yale University.
Visit us online at https://ecdpeace.org to learn more about this global movement.
Learning for Peace: Availing UNICEFs Peacebuilding, Education & Advocacy Prog (PBEA) | F. Affolter
S2, Ep2. Friedrich W. Affolter, EdD, education expert for Risk-Informed Programming at UNICEF New York Program Division, and Secretary to the ECPC, joins host, Nancy Shemrah Fallon of the ECPC Global Communications Team. Dr. Affolter discusses his pioneering work as manager of UNICEF's Peace Building Education and Advocacy Program, also called Learning for Peace, which designed education programs that contributed to the mitigation of drivers of conflict in 14 fragile and post-conflict countries. For English transcript, see https://bit.ly/31vhFUg. To learn more about PBEA, visit https://bit.ly/2YWmGnr
Photo: Nigerian school children show their support for UNICEFs PBEA program. © Courtesy UNICEF_UNI181989_Rich
Out of the Shadows: Groundbreaking Report Spotlights Child Sexual Abuse/Exploitation | J. Rubinstein
S2, Ep1. Dr. Joanna Rubinstein, President and CEO of World Childhood Foundation (WCF) USA, joins Yale Professor James F. Leckman in a discussion on the new groundbreaking report by The Economist Intelligence Unit “Out of the Shadows Index”. This benchmarking tool, developed with support from the WCF, the Oak and Carlson Family Foundations, helps countries track their progress toward reaching Sustainable Development Goal target 16.2: ''ending abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against, and torture of, children by 2030.''
Learn about the free mobile app "Stewards of Children Prevention Toolkit", and how to keep children safe and end child sexual abuse.
For English podcast transcript and more information, visit https://bit.ly/2z0fR9y.
Photo © Tinnakorn Jorruang | Dreamstime Images
Program Makes Policy: Children First in São Paulo | Guest Ana Haddad, São Paulo Carinhosa (POR)
Ana Estela Haddad, former First Lady of the City of São Paulo and Coordinator of the Municipal Policy for Integral Early Childhood Development – São Paulo Carinhosa Program, joins host, Dr. Maria Conceição do Rosário, Associate Professor, Federal University of São Paulo. Dr. Haddad discusses how the Carinhosa Program, São Paulo’s municipal policy for early childhood development, works to improve the lives of refugee, immigrant and urban children. (Image: Fernando Perelra)
For English podcast transcript and for more information, visit https://bit.ly/2OUgJYm
The Promise of Quality Preschool & Health Promotion in Brazil | Maria Rosário, Fed. Univ. São Paulo
Dr. Maria Conceição do Rosário is an associate professor at the Federal University of Sao Paulo and adjunct professor at the Yale Child Study Center. She is a child psychiatrist and currently coordinates the Early Childhood Attention Program (PAPI) in Brazil, an interdisciplinary team of people dedicated to developing and implementing strategies for promoting early childhood development by empowering caregivers. Her host is Rafael Perez-Escamilla, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, Director of the Office of Public Health Practice, and Director of the Global Health Concentration at the Yale School of Public Health. (Photo: ID 36268728 © Sjors737 | Dreamstime.com)
To learn more and for English podcast transcript, visit https://bit.ly/2Mng0wT.
Broadcasting Inclusivity: N. Ireland's Media Initiative for Children | Paul Connolly, Queens Univ
Professor Paul Connelly, Professor of Education and Dean of Research for the Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Queens University in Belfast, Ireland, joins host, Yale Professor Rima Salah. Professor Connolly discusses his work which investigates conflict and an innovative early childhood development program in Northern Ireland, as well as plans for expansion of the program into other countries.
(Image: © djem | 123rf Images)
For more information, visit https://ecdpeace.org/inclusive-broadcasting-n-irelands-media-initiative-children
Spreading Prosperity by Investing in Children Globally | Guest Hirokazu Yoshikawa, NYU
Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education and university professor at New York University, joins host Yale professor, Rima Salah. Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikawa speaks about the current state of affairs with regard to early childhood development research, implementation of programs, and the need to shift our focus to developing countries.
(Image "Rwandan Child": ID 19595890 © Antonella865 | Dreamstime.com)
For more information, visit https://ecdpeace.org/spreading-prosperity-investing-children-globally