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Children and youth's mental health for the realization of the Sustainable Devlopment Goals

NGO Committee on Mental Health

Children and youth's mental health for the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals
THURSDAY, May 18, 2017, 1:00 to 4:00pm Baha’i International Community 866 United Nations Plaza
1:00pm - 2:00pm: Meetings of Working Groups on Racism, Trauma, Children, Refugees, Human Rights, Gender, Media, and Non-Communicable Diseases 2:00pm - 4:00pm: Panel discussion
Introductory Remarks and Moderator:
Saionara König-Reis, Dianova International: The interlinkages between children and youth’s mental health and the Sustainable Development Goals
Speakers:
Maria Pia Belloni Mignatti, World Organization for Early Childhood Education (OMEP) and Chair of the NGO Committee on Migration: The importance of early childhood development in alleviating childhood trauma, toxic stress and deprivation.
Shervin Shadianloo, M.D., Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine: Gender and Sexuality minorities in Children and Youth's development
Dana Kaplan M.D., Child Abuse Specialist, Staten Island University Hospital: The impact of child abuse to the mental health