Ankita Chachra joins the Child in the City World Conference keynote line-up
Urban designer Ankita Chachra is the third and final keynote speaker for the Child in the City World Conference in Vienna. She will share child-focused strategies and design guidance to inspire leaders, inform practitioners, and empower communities to consider the city through the eyes of a child.
Ankita Chachra is an urban designer who strongly believes that cities should serve children, adults and elderly in ways that allow them to meaningfully interact with each other. Her current work involves applying tools and strategies from the Global Street Design Guide to address street and public space design challenges, which cities around the world are currently facing.
Putting young ‘city-zens’ at the heart of urban planning
How does a child ‘see and experience’ a city? Solve this and you unlock the secret to what really constitutes a child-friendly environment that works for everyone. It’s a question which urban planner Aminah Ricks works tirelessly to answer, and she will be sharing her experiences at this month’s Child in the City World Conference…. Read more ›
Children and media in a digital world
How do we balance children’s rights to cultural and social freedom with our duty to protect them from abuse and exploitation while also promoting a healthy and active lifestyle for children and young people? One of the themes that will be discussed at the Child in the City World Conference is ‘Children and young people and media’…. Read more ›
CitC conference to showcase bilingual kids learning book
A bilingual picture book that helps young children’s language skills will be showcased at next month’s Child in the City World Conference. Papperlapapp was originally devised by a team of child and design experts in Austria to help youngsters from migrant backgrounds help develop both their own language and German. It’s aimed at children aged… Read more ›