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Topic: Child-friendly-cities-initiative

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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

Child friendly Leeds

Inspired by the UNICEF Child Friendly City initiative, one of England’s biggest cities is committed to becoming also the best in the country for children. Andy Lloyd, of Leeds children’s services department explains how. Leeds is the...Read more
|Comment|author: Adrian Voce

UNICEF launches child friendly city toolkit

UNICEF has launched its toolkit for child friendly cities. Here, Louise Thivant, a policy and advocacy specialist with the agency, describes this new resource and its purpose. UNICEF has launched the Child-Friendly Cities and Communities Initiative...Read more
|Comment|author: Louise Thivant

Building the case for child friendly cities

The writer and consultant Tim Gill has announced a new research project to explore the factors at work in policymaking for more child-friendly urban environments. In this article he describes the project, the issues it...Read more
|Comment|author: Tim Gill

Child friendly cities benefit us all (part 2)

In this second of his three part article on creating child friendly cities, Sam Williams of Arup argues that managing traffic better and increasing connectivity by other means will benefit the whole population of cities,...Read more
|Comment|author: Samuel Williams

Subjectifying the child friendly city

In his keynote address to Child in the City 2016, in Ghent, social work lecturer and urbanist Sven De Visscher asked the most fundamental question of all for this movement: what is it that makes a city...Read more
|Comment|author: Sven De Visscher