About Us

About OMEP Australia

OMEP is an international, non-governmental and non-profit
organisation with Consultative Status at the United Nations and UNESCO.
It has an active voice in international debate, consulting to the
United Nations on issues of childhood wellbeing and sustainable
development (http://www.omepaustralia.org.au). OMEP
urges the world community to include ECEC as a priority in the UN
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2015-2030 (https://en.unesco.org/sdgs).

Founded in 1948, OMEP defends and promotes the rights of the child
to education and care worldwide and supports activities which improve
accessibility to higher quality education and care (www.worldomep.org/). OMEP has affiliates in more than 70 countries. As the oldest and largest global professional organisation committed to children between birth and 8 years of age, OMEP urges local, state, regional, and international decision-makers to invest in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC).