Regional Early Childhood Care and Education
Conference in the Arab States

4 - 5 June 2023
Conference Overview

The World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) was held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from 14 to 16 November 2022. Organized as a category II intergovernmental meeting, the Conference was the first high-level intergovernmental education event following the Transforming Education Summit (TES) held in September 2022 in New York, and an integral part of the efforts in 2022 to mobilize political will at the highest levels to transform education throughout life.


The regional ECCE Conference in Sharjah aims to:

  • Take stock of the progress of the region towards achieving the SDG 4.2 target and other early childhood related SDGs targets.
  • Exchange knowledge about key enablers, emerging research results, good practices, and innovations to put in place and scale up quality ECCE policies and programmes.
  • Identify opportunities, develop, and agree upon on a set of priorities and strategies to accelerate SDG4.2 progress and increase investment in ECCE on the part of governments and their partners using Tashkent Declaration to monitor ECCE national benchmarks.
  • Strengthen regional partnership and solidarity to advance ECCE agenda.
    Explore Sharjah experience in ECCE.

Student Projects

  • To download the Project Application Form (English & Arabic), please click on the following link:
  • Once you have completed the application, use the link below to Submit. Please use your School Name when saving the application.
  • The following link will be used to Submit all the project evidence files – documents, presentations, images, videos, media etc.

    You can choose to upload a folder containing all files.

    You will be prompted to enter First Name & Last Name – please ensure you enter your School Name.

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