Policy Dialogue on Early Childhood Development

Investing in Early Years
Objectives of the Dialogue

The two-day dialogue aims to bring together all the relevant government departments, policy makers, representatives of Scaling-up Nutrition, academia, researchers, ECD experts and practitioners, Aga Khan Development Network and other development partners and Allama Iqbal Open University. Specifically, this dialogue aims at:

Review and discuss the overall progress made by the partners on recommendations of previous seminar

Advocate for holistic, inclusive and multi-sectoral ECD from prenantal - 8 years, in addition to sharing best practices with the audiences through panel discussions and presentations

Devise a roadmap for future of ECD in region through contextual research, policy frameworks, public-private partnerships and investments.