Child in the City international seminar How to make children’s rights mainstream in local policy planning?

19&20 May 2022, CascaisPortugal


Below you can find the presentations of the Child in the City International Seminar in Cascais 2022.

Thursday 19th May

Keynote presentations
Rights of the Child at your fingertips – Regula Flisch
Children’s rights in the construction of local public policies for childhood (in times of pandemic) – Manuel Sarmento
Corona and its effect on children’s everyday life, play and movement – Carlos Neto

Parallel sessions
Citizenship doesn’t start at 18: placing education at the centre of inclusive urban policymaking – Deborah Ralls
Children’s and young people’s participation as a tool to establish children’s rights – Mario Bellinzona
Involving children in creating a healthy environment in a low-SEP neighborhood: a Participatory Action Research (PAR) project – Lisa Wilderink
Children’s rights and the quality of early childhood education and care – the power of listening embraced by a systemic approach – Ana Teresa Brito
“Playing (in) Schools”: a play promotion project redesigned by pandemic – Ana Lourenço
Ensuring access to education in the Brussels-Capital Region: efforts to prevent children from dropping out of school (in times of corona) – Marie-Eve Joret
Making children’s rights mainstream: Taking children’s participation into account when (re)designing a public play space – Rianne Jansens
“Searching for my place” – Gisela Barbosa
Mainstreaing children’s rights with obligatory cf quality standards, regulations and the masterplan of play in the CFCI City of Regensburg;Mainstreaming child friendly urban planning with obligatory quality standards – a best practice example of the City of Regensburg – Anna Schledorn
Strengthening the Right to the City for Children? The Policy Framework for the Right to Participate in Urban Planning in Turkey and Istanbul – Özlemnur Ataol
Space and children’s participation in urban planning dynamics – Gabriela Trevisan
Council of children’s voices: virtual participation during Covid-19 pandemic – Marica Notte
ACT2gether: a holistic approach to realize Children’s Rights through partnership between generations – Luis Manuel Pinto
Knocking on the door of decision making – children’s participation in Albania’s local government decision making – Anita Paza
Children and adolescents at the heart of community development – UNICEF’s “Child Friendly Cities Initiative” – Mona Meienberg
Why not Ask the Experts? – Children’s Perspective on the Implementation of Children’s Rights in Switzerland and Liechtenstein – Tobias Kindler and Sybille Gloor
How to integrate a UNCRC perspective into the budget process in Germany – Kristina Nauditt

Friday 20th May

Keynote presentation
It takes a city: how young children became a strategic priority in Tel Aviv-Yafo – Daniella Ben-Attar

Parallel sessions
Placing child-friendliness at the core of the urban planning agendas – Viviana Alejandra Cordero Vinueza
Active schools as key players to promote urban regeneration: a case study in Padova (Italy) – Stefania Marini
Children’s right to the City: how space becomes place – Frederico Lopes
The playgrounds nobody talks about – Helena Szewiola
How children and young people in Flanders experienced the corona measures in May 2020: from voice amplifying to policy change – Sarah Meys


Thursday 19th May

Opening and two keynotes

Keynote 3 and closing of the first day

Friday 20th May

Keynote 4 and conclusions