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Congressional Briefing: Reaching Children in Conflict Settings
November 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Organized by the American Academy of Pediatrics
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
385 Senate Russell Building
Join the launch event of a new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics on caring for children in conflict settings. Experts will discuss how systems serving children exposed to armed conflict can help protect children from abuse and exploitation and mitigate the negative effects of war, disaster, and displacement.
1) Sherry Shenoda, MD, FAAP, Lead Author, “The Effects of Armed Conflict on Children” AAP Policy Statement
2) Shari Rosenfeld, Senior Vice President, International Social Impact, Sesame Workshop
3) UNICEF speaker TBA
4) Katie Maeve Murphy, Early Childhood Development Senior Technical Advisor, International Rescue Committee