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Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families (Prof. James Leckman)
31 May 2017 | Prof. James Leckman, Yale University, sets out the science underpinning the links between early childhood development and the promotion of sustainable development and peace building. Queen's University Belfast, N. Ireland.
Early Childhood Development and Peace Building (Dr Rima Salah)
31 May 2017 | Dr Rima Salah, Chair of the Early Childhood Peace Consortium, provides an overview of the international political and policy context for early childhood development and its role in promoting sustainable development, social cohesion and peace building. Queen's University Belfast, N. Ireland.
Children and Conflict: Leveraging Research to Inform Policy | Guest Prof. Theresa Betancourt
Dr. Theresa Betancourt, Associate Professor of Child Health and Human Rights, Harvard University, joins host Yale student, Frank Boudon. Dr. Betancourt discusses how she became involved in research on children and conflict, expounds upon the successes and challenges of her work, and offers insights about the policy and research goals we should prioritize in the future.
Dr. Rima Salah | Universal Peace Fed. World Summit 2015
Sept. 2015 | Yale faculty, Rima Salah, PhD, speaks to global audience at the UFP World Summit on behalf of the United Nations High-level Panel on Peace Operations of which she is an appointed member. She presents key findings from Panel's comprehensive review of the U.N. Peace Operations.
Webinar | Primary Prevention in Child Psychiatry—The Transformative Power of Children and Families
Pub. 10 May 2016 | Webinar hosted by the Brain & Behavior Research FDN, featuring Dr. James Leckman, Yale University
Yale UNICEF | Convention on the Rights of the Child PSA 2016
Published on May 5, 2016
VIDEO Created by members of Yale UNICEF with the purpose of raising awareness of child rights in the United States in relation to the Convention on the Rights of the Child. This video features a class of 6th graders in Fair Haven School 5th/6th grade bilingual class at the Fair Haven School in New Haven, CT. Videographer: Frank Boudon
Dr. Nicholas Alipui - Keynote Address
VIDEO Published 26 April 2016
Dr. Nicholas Alipui, Former Director and Senior Adviser of UNICEF’s Post-2015 Development Agenda. In his address, Dr. Alipui stresses the commitment of the international community to the cause of ECD by citing the Convention of the Rights of the Child as the most rapidly ratified convention in history. He also remarks on the need for a universal agenda for prioritizing ECD. Videographer: Frank Boudon.
MacMillan Report: Rima Salah
Published on Feb 3, 2016
Rima Salah, PhD, assistant clinical professor at the Yale Child Study Center and former Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF, talks with host, Marilyn Wilkes, about the pioneering book, "Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families" that she co-edited with Yale Profs. James Leckman and Catherine Panter-Brick.
Gender & Violence: Time for Coordinated Global Action
November 9, 2015 / Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General & Executive Director of UN Women, United Nations spoke on “Gender and Violence: Time for Coordinated Global Action” at Yale University. Sponsored by Women Faculty Forum and the Colloquium on Violence, Intervention, and Agency at the MacMillan Center.
Refugee Crisis: Call to Action, "Yale's Role in the Global Child Refugee Crisis"
5 Oct 2015 / Unni Karunakara, Former Int'l President of Doctor's Without Borders (MFA) joins an expert panel of some of the world’s largest development/relief agencies convened to inform an action plan to mobilize the Yale community around the global child refugee crisis.
The MacMillan Report with Guest, Catherine Panter-Brick
November 18, 2015 / Marilyn Wilkes of the MacMillan Report talks with Dr. Catherine Panter-Brick, professor of anthropology, health, and global affairs at the Jackson Institute at Yale University, about her new book, “Medical Humanitarianism: Ethnographies of Practice” co-edited by Jackson faculty member Sharon Abramowitz.
Setting the Stage for a More Peaceful World through Early Childhood Development
25 Aug 2015 | Yale professor, James F. Leckman, MD, PhD, hosts a discussion w intl. notables, Shafiq Masalha, MD (Israel) & Prof. Ernesto Caffo (Italy) to address the transformative power of early childhood development and how it can set the stage for a more peaceful world.
Hand in Hand Learning together Living together | יד ביד يداً بيد
Aug 2013 | The story of Hand in Hand pioneering schools, almost the only bilingual ones in Israel, and the joint Arab - Jewish communities surrounding them. (Shafiq Masalha, PhD, President Hand In Hand)
MacMillan Report / Catherine Panter-Brick: The Role Fathers Play in Parenting
Marilyn Wilkes talks with Yale Professor Panter-Brick about research she’s done on the role fathers play in parenting.
Distinctly Dad: A Film about Father's Love / Narrated by Kyle D. Pruett MD, Yale Child Study Center
Jun 6, 2014 Fathers need to realize just how irreplaceable they are. See 3 dads who are positively impacting their children's lives, just by being dads. A film by Johnson & Johnson.
James F. Leckman, MD: The Transformative Power of Responsive Parenting
Amman, Jordan / 4 Dec 2014 / James F. Leckman, MD, PhD; Yale Child Study Center / Presentation for the Founding Forum of the Arab Network for Early Childhood
Quality Education: Investing in Preschool Education
/ Organized by UNICEF and the Ministry of EducationL. Angelica Ponguta, PhD, MPH, Yale Child Study Center
How Do We Stop Childhood Adversity from Becoming a Life Sentence? | Benjamin Perks | TEDxPodgorica
Published 6 Mar 2015 / Benjamin Perks, UNICEF Rep to Montenegro & U. N. presents new evidence, research and ways to prevent childhood adversity
2. A New Paradigm for Peace: Summation - Early Childhood Development & Peace Event
United Nations HQ NYC / Culture of Peace Forum / 9 Sept 2014 - International expert panelists and guest discussants are featured.
3. Changing tides: New ECD foundations for sustained peace / UN Culture of Peace Event
United Nations HQ NYC, 9 Sept 2014 - Rima Salah, PhD, Event Chair (Yale University, Former Deputy Director UNICEF), speaks on the transformative power of Early Childhood Development for a more just and peaceful world, supported by scientific evidence and good practice.
4. Articulating the problem: Transformative ECD solutions for peace / UN Culture of Peace Event
United Nations HQ NYC, 9 Sept 2014 - Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Former UN Under-Secretary-General and High Representative is high-level event panelist. He speaks to an audience of distinguished guests on the problems of increasing global violence and conflict and the importance of breaking inner and outer walls of discrimination and prejudice. He champions real solutions through the transformative power of positive early childhood development (ECD) for sustained peace, based on scientific evidence and good practice.
5. UNICEF: ECD, Resilience & Peace Building / UN Culture of Peace Event
United Nations HQ NYC, 9 September 2014 - Dr. Christian Salazar Volkmann, Deputy Programme Director UNICEF, addresses an audience of distinguished guests with a three part discussion on the importance of providing to children who are living in conflict and crisis situations - programmatic interventions, political work on child rights, and provision of basic social services.
6. Scientific evidence: Early developmental neurobiology & peace / UN Culture of Peace Event
United Nations NYC, 9 September 2014 - James F. Leckman, MD, PhD, Neison Harris Professor in the Child Study Center and Professor of Pediatrics and of Psychiatry, speaks on the role of early child development and familial relationships in the process of peace-building and conflict resolution, and the need to explore novel approaches to translate science-based knowledge into concrete and sustainable actions within peace building initiatives.
7. Good Practice: Programmatic evidence on ECD & peace building / UN Culture of Peace Event
United Nations NYC, 9 September 2014 - Siobhan Fitzpatrick, PhD, CEO of Early Years (Ireland) shares key programmatic evidence in support of positive early childhood development (ECD) and peace building with an audience of distinguished guests, on the occasion of the UN High-Level Forum on The Culture of Peace.
James F. Leckman, MD: 13th International Congress of the European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
James F. Leckman, MD: 13th International Congress of the European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Shafiq Masalha: 13th International Congress of the European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
13th International Congress of the European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
New insights into brain development: A conversation with Dr. Suzana Herculano-Houzel
Published on Apr 24, 2014. Dr. Suzana Herculano-Houzel, a neuroscientist at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, speaks to UNICEF about this critical period of early child development.
The State of the Family in the World - The 20 Years Since
2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the Year of the Family, declared by the United Nations in 1994. This Doha International Family Institute (DIHI) video presents findings on the state of the family in the world from the past 20 years.
VIDEO | The Ecology of Peace: Formative Childhoods and Peace Building
View to learn about the interrelated links between early childhood development and peace building.
WISE AWARDS 2010 - Ayla Goksel, CEO for Mother Child Education Foundation (AÇEV)
Pub. on May 9, 2011. Ayla Goksel, M.Sc, CEO of AÇEV & Wise Awards 2010 Laureate, talks about AÇEV and the Mother Child Education Program (MOCEP) that trains mothers in their role as "first educators" to reach pre-school children from under-resourced communities.
Mother and Child Education Program (MOCEP) 2010 - 2011
A documentary about the Arab Resource Collective's (ARC) Mother and Child Education Program (MOCEP)
C. Sue Carter: The Science of Compassion
Published on Aug 24, 2012 The Science of Compassion: Origins, Measures, and Interventions, the first large-scale international conference of its kind dedicated to scientific inquiry into compassion.
Michael Meaney: Early Environmental Regulations of Gene Expression and Brain Development
Published on Aug 13, 2013 How Early Experience Exerts a Sustained Influence on Neuronal Function? Michael Meaney W. Thomas Boyce
How babies can fix the economy: Adrian Cerezo at TEDxUSagradoCorazon
Published on Nov 13, 2013 Adrian Cerezo "How Babies Can Fix the Economy, Improve Society, and Save the Environment*" Associate director of the Department of Research for Conservation at the St.Louis Zoo
Adrian Cerezo talks about how the future of the world can be improved through bettering the way we treat babies and the environment that surrounds them.