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F. Moscow World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education, 2010.
2.9 Moscow World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education (2010) also reaffirmed the commitment to ECD. The Moscow Framework for Action called upon the governments to mobilize stronger commitment to ECD, which should also be expressed in legislation, policies and strategies.18
Specifically, the Framework recommended that States "develop legal frameworks and enforcement mechanisms that are conducive to the implementation of the rights of children to ECCE from birth;" 19 and "adopt and promote an approach to ECCE that is both holistic and multi-sectoral to ensure good birth outcomes (prenatal stage), neonatal health and nutritional well being, care and education." 20
18 Moscow Framework for Action and Cooperation, World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education, Moscow, 2010.
19 Ibid., Article 11(i)(a)
20 Ibid., Article 11(i)9b)