OMEP is an international, non-governmental and non-profit organisation concerned with all aspects of Early Childhood Education and Care. OMEP Ireland is a registered charity dedicated to promoting the well-being of all children and their right to high quality early childhood education and care. The mission of OMEP Ireland is to raise awareness of the importance of early childhood experiences by supporting early years research and sharing knowledge about what we can do to improve children's lives.
OMEP Ireland’s aim is to promote the optimum conditions for all children, in order to ensure their well-being, development and happiness, both within their family unit and the wider communities in which they live.
OMEP assists in undertakings that have the objective of improving early childhood education and care in its broadest interpretation.
The organisation is founded on, and will continue to have a commitment to education for peace. It also continues to champion children's rights under the UN Convention.