Maria Pia Belloni-Mignatti , OMEP’s main representative at the United Nations will participate parallel session on March 13, 2016 during the annual meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women. The session is entitled Migration, Peace, and Security. Dr. Belloni-Mignatti will focus on the plight of refugee children between birth and age 5, as well as efforts to provide educational and emotional support services for them. Here is the program.
Migration and Peace and Security
1. Protection of Refugees Along the Way; Mel Duncan, Kathleen Laurila, Nonviolent Peaceforce.
2. Early Childhood Development Initiatives for Refugee Children; Maria Pia Belloni-Mignatti, World Organization for Early Childhood Education (OMEP).
3. Operation Big Sister; Sheva Carr, Fyera Foundation, Pathways to Peace, Heart Ambassadors.
4. Cultivating Peaceful Relations Through Dialogue and Caring; Martha Kebalo, World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations.