In this devastating year for Ukraine, the awarding of Lviv with the title of European Youth Capital 2025 just hours after being plunged into darkness by a missile strike, represents a true symbol of hopeful...Read more
Creating campaigns that tap the diverse community around many of the UK’s schools could help to keep air pollution low, especially as much of the country experiences the cost-of-living crisis,Read more
A European delegation, including members of the European Parliament and a group of children and teenagers, has seen first-hand the work being done in the United Arab Emirates to make it a child-friendly environment.Read more
Climate change is forcing nearly half of young Africans to rethink their plans to have children someday, a global poll conducted by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has revealed, underlining their uncertainty about the future of a...Read more
With the world’s focus firmly on the COP27 annual climate conference, a survey of almost 300 youth and children across 35 cities and towns in 16 countries worldwide has revealed that air pollution is their biggest concern.Read more
More and more municipalities are, fortunately, working on play-friendly public spaces. However, many policy visions and investments are still based on assumptions made by municipal officials or suppliers of play equipment.
This is partly because...Read more
Our flagship bi-annual Child in the City World Conference is almost upon us. Tomorrow we begin welcoming speakers and visitors to Dublin for our 10th anniversary event, Making Connections. And there’s just time to introduce...Read more
For the second time this year, tens of thousands of children, young people and their families took to the streets over the weekend as part of a mass movement that is campaigning for safer streets...Read more
UNICEF’s Child Friendly Cities Initiative has published a study highlighting the value to local governments of formally engaging with young people in helping plan cities’ and towns’ futures.Effective, representative, and inclusive child participation at the...Read more
The United Nations has opened its 91st session, and over the next few weeks will review reports on the efforts of Germany, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Philippines, South Sudan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Viet Nam to adhere...Read more
Researchers in the Australian state of Victoria have received funding to look further into how where a child lives and plays can have an impact on their future health and wellbeing.
The team at the Centre...Read more
Researchers, policymakers and industry should involve children and their caregivers when designing new policies and initiatives dealing with artificial intelligence (AI)-based technologies.
That’s the overriding recommendation of a report by the European Commission on Artificial...Read more