November 19, 2014 | Posted in:News

Mena Group representative, Tatjana Obradović Tošić, participated at the annual meeting of the REYN network and the ISSA conference in Budapest in the period 8-12 October, 2014.

After two years of REYN operation, REYN organized a 1 ½ day annual meeting on 8-9 October 2014, in Budapest, Hungary, right before the ISSA International Conference which took place between 10-12 October.


Within the meeting days participants took stock of the activities conducted in the past years under the REYN and strengthened the REYN membership through learning activities on critical issues related to ECEC and young Romani and Traveller children, families and communities.

The conference marked the 20th anniversary of the Open Society Foundations’ Step by Step Program and the 15th anniversary of ISSA. The three strands of ISSA’s 2014 conference addressed three major challenges.

Strand 1- Democratic values and practices in Early Childhood systems

Strand 2- Inclusion, equity and quality: the keys to reaching all children and families

Strand 3- A comprehensive approach to Early Childhood services and systems

Mena Group representative Tatjana Obradovic Tosic, presented the „Mother Child Educational Program“ that she is coordinating under strand 3.