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Impact of the Economic Crisis on Children
At this conference, UNICEF convened the best minds in the region from academia and public service to examine cutting-edge research and best policy practices regarding the impact of the crises on child health and nutrition, education, labor, and social protection.
The knowledge created and shared in this conference is intended to assist governments to identify and implement policies that effectively protect children and women from the effects of these crises. The Objectives
The objectives of the conference were to:
Bring together participants comprised of senior government policy makers and academics in the region
Provide a forum for the exchange of views and debate
Achieve a consensus on examples of good practice
Forge policy implementation alliances between governments, academia, and UNICEF
The conference was held at the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew (LKY) School of Public Policy in Singapore on 6-7 January, 2009.
National governments of the East Asia-Pacific region
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Singapore
UNICEF East Asia and the Pacific