Municipal leaders in Manchester have reaffirmed their commitment to ensuring the city does all it can in 2023 and beyond to realise its hopes and goals for local children and young people.
This ‘New Year Resolution’...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
The Global Designing Cities Initiative (GDCI) has unveiled some 60 participants recently recruited to spearhead its Streets for Kids Leadership Accelerator programme, launched earlier this year. 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
Creating child-friendly neighbourhoods was a core part of this year’s European Mobility Week where citizens across Europe were asked to consider one simple question – could you adapt your mode of transport to travel sustainably...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
Urban beautification campaigns are usually sold to local residents as a way to improve their daily lives. Design elements – from lighting systems to signs, benches, bollards, fountains and planters, and sometimes even surveillance equipment...Read more