Topic: UNICEF

UNICEF expands child-friendly cities’ handbook

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Child-Friendly Cities and Communities handbook has now been translated into French, Spanish and Chinese. Containing guidance on how to establish a child-friendly cities initiative (CFCI) to help cities do better...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Pneumonia kills one child every 39 seconds

Over 800,000 children under the age of five died from pneumonia last year – that’s one child every 39 seconds. The shocking figure comes from United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF), which says most deaths occurred in...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Shaping sustainable cities for children

The countdown to the Child in the City International Seminar in Antwerp continues. With that in mind, we present the second part of our interview with keynote speaker, Jens Aerts. In this article, Aerts discusses...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo

The urban development expert in you and me

Jens Aerts will give his keynote presentation at the Child in the City International Seminar in Antwerp next month. His keynote is titled ‘Shaping a sustainable urban future for and by children’. In this interview,...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo
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Children in Jordan learning through play

More than 145,000 vulnerable children in Jordan are learning through play since the LEGO Foundation donated over 3,000 LEGO Duplo Play Boxes and over 1,100 LEGO Play Boxes. The materials have been distributed in schools,...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo