Global Summit on Childhood 2014

April 10-13, 2014, Vancouver, BC

The Global Summit on Childhood, a program within the Decade for Childhood, will provide a platform for interdisciplinarydialogue among the global community about the experience of childhood. Participants and presenters will explore 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 children and help them develop to their full potential? - See more at: