The United Nations designates “International Days” throughout the year. Here’s a description from their website:
“The United Nations designates specific days, weeks, years and decades as occasions to mark particular events or topics in order to promote, through awareness and action, the objectives of the Organization. Usually, it is one or more Member States that propose these observances and the General Assembly establishes them with a resolution.”
Following are some of these days (coming up in the near future) that might be of special interest to early childhood professionals:
Looking for a chance to engage in some international connections? Join World Forum Co-Founders Roger and Bonnie Neugebauer and World Forum Board members Patrick Makokoro and Jerry Parr for a lively webinar about the international work of the World Forum Foundation on Early Care and Education – and how you can be a part of it all.
To join the webinar on February 7, or to learn more, click on this link:
AND - to learn more about the opportunity to join with hundreds of early education professionals in Macao, China in April, 2019 for a once-in-a-lifetime event, the World Forum on Early Care and Education, click below.
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