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A six-year study on understanding children’s perspectives

The Foundation of Greater Montréal is funding a six-year action research project that is focused on understanding children’s perspectives. The research will create a better understanding of the relationships between children and their environment over time. This participatory...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo
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Children’s involvement in shaping their communities

“Placemaking with Children and Youth: Participatory Practices for Planning Sustainable Communities,” which was released Sept. 17 by New Village Press, was written by three women with strong ties to the University of Colorado Boulder’s Community,...Read more
|Comment|author: Susan Glairon

Urban kibbutzim plant seeds for improving city life

The Kibbutz, Israel’s long-established and unique social community, is changing. Stemming originally from the idea of an agriculture-based settlement, today’s kibbutz is just as likely to be city-based. But the family spirit – with children...Read more
|Comment|author: Abigail Klein Leichman
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A child friendly election in Norway

Norway’s September 2017 election also saw Save the Children Norway design a children’s election. The aim was to reach 5,000 children aged between nine and 15 years. Yet in the end, over 60,000 youngsters participated...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo

EU Access City Award 2019 up for grabs

European cities working to improve quality of life for all citizens can apply for the Access City Award 2019.  The European Union (EU) award is designed to recognise and celebrate a city’s willingness, ability and efforts...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy