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Les 9 ambitions des villes amies des enfants
This leaflet, produced by the French National Committee for UNICEF, outlines the nine ambitions of child friendly cities in France. These are a national ...

Best Practices Database
The Best Practices Database is a joint initiative from UN-Habitat and The Together Foundation, supported by Dubai Municipality, the Best Practices Partners ...

Building Better Cities with Children and Youth
The October 2002 monographic issue of Environment & Urbanization on "Building better cities with children and youth" has been jointly prepared by IIED ...

CAMINA - Citta’ Amiche Infanzia e Adolescenza
There are many projects, being carried out in different places, that aim to transform and reinvigorate cities by making provision for children's participation ...

Campaign for Listening to Young People in the UK
The Big Listen is a week dedicated to listening. It features activities designed to encourage more adults and organisations to listen to young people. ...

Challenging Social Exclusion in the UK: Children's and Young People's Participation in Practice
Children in Scotland is the national agency for voluntary, statutory and professional organisations and individuals working with children and their families ...

Charting the Mediterranean Child
This report was designed and edited by Lynkeus. An initial draft of data and analysis was produced by CENSIS on the basis of the original scheme developed ...

Child and Public Space
The Network for Child Friendly Cities in Netherlands organizes a meeting “Child and Public Space” in Delft, Netherlands on 8 April 2005.The main purposes ...

Child Friendly Cities brochures
The Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI) was launched in 1996 to act on the resolution passed during the second UN Conference on Human Settlements ...

Child in the City 2004
The Child in the City Foundation and the National Children’s Bureau organized the 2nd European Conference from 20 to 22 October 2004 at the City Hall ...

Child-Friendly Cities: Cities for children in a globalising world
UNICEF Office for Thailand organized a symposium on “Child Friendly Cities: Cities Fit for Children” on October 29, 2001 as part of the 2nd CIYNET ...

Child-friendly Cities: working to fulfil the rights of children
These conference proceedings refer to the Panel Discussion - Child-Friendly Cities: Working to Fulfill the Rights of Children, one of the supporting events ...

Childhoods 2005 - Oslo
A group of Norwegian researchers of the University of Oslo (UiO), the Norwegian Social Research (NOVA) and the Childwatch International Research Network ...

Children and the City Conference
The Conference "Children and the City" was jointly organized by the Arab Urban Development Institute, the World Bank, and the Municipality of Greater ...

Children and the Environment
This booklet is part of a programme develops at Save the Children Sweden focusing on children's rights to a healthy physical environment. Seven reports, ...

Children and the Mediterranean
"Children and the Mediterranean" intended to raise the awareness of child issues among policy makers and relevant stakeholders. This international Conference ...

Children Speak Up
Children’s rights are gaining more attention in The Gambia, although many challenges remain, notably working children and physical abuse. This is why ...

Children's and Young People's Participation Learning Network
The Children’s and Young People’s Participation Learning Network seeks to stimulate thinking, policy and practice concerning children’s and young ...

Children's Environmental Rights
This booklet is part of a programme develops at Save the Children Sweden focusing on children's rights to a healthy physical environment. Seven reports, ...

Children's Geographies
Children’s Geographies is a peer-reviewed journal that provides an international forum to discuss issues that impact upon the geographical worlds of ...

Children's Participation in Action for Working Children [report]
[20 May 2004 - Source: CRINMAIL 576] In the Indian state of Maharashtra, the village education committee is holding a meeting. A proposal is put to the ...

Children's right to a good physical environment
This booklet is part of a programme develops at Save the Children Sweden focusing on children's rights to a healthy physical environment. Seven reports, ...

Children's Rights and Childhood Policies in Europe: New Approaches?
The conference was held in Leipzig, Germany, with over 350 participants from 38 European countries, including 54 children from 13 countries. It was planned ...

Children's Rights and Good Governance
An international meeting “Children’s Rights and Good Governance” was held in Florence, Italy on 7th February 2003 at 9:00 a.m. in the Sala dei ...

Children's rights and the physical environment
This publication is part of the preparation for a programme focusing on the rights of children to a healthy physical environment. Their housing, the water ...

Children's rights from an environmental perspective
This publication is part of the preparation for a programme focusing on children's rights to a healthy physical environment. Their housing, the water ...

Children's World Summit for the Environment
[UNEP, October 2004 - Source: Hecanet, October 2004]. Children's World Summit for the Environment. UNEP and ...

Children’s Services Outdoor Play Design Brief
The aim of this project is to promote play and its value. The current project is set to update the Outdoor Play – a Design Guide for Children's Services ...

Childstreet 2005
The International Institute for the Urban Environment (IIUE), the City of Delft and the network of Child Friendly Cities in the Netherlands announce the ...

Cities Alliance
The World Bank and the UN-Habitat have joined forces to launch the Cities Alliance. The initiative aims to create new tools, practical approaches and ...

Città sane per l'infanzia e l'adolescenza: Povertà, rischio ambientale e salute
The national conference “Città sane per l'infanzia e l'adolescenza: Povertà, rischio ambientale e salute” (Healthy Cities for Children and Adolescents: ...

City of possibilities: Youth viewpoints
The Dublin City Development Board contacted the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) Children's Consultation Unit in April ...

Ciudades Amigas de la Infancia - Spain
This worksheet has been prepared by UNICEF Spanish National Committee in order to provide an overview of the Ciudades Amigas de la Infancia (Child Friendly ...

Decleración de Lleida sobre los Derechos de la Infancia: Actuaciones desde los municipios
The declaration pledges that the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) will be implemented at municipal level. It focuses on the following points: ...

Development Gateway: Cross-Topic Special Children's Well-Being (web portal)
[Development Gateway – November 2004 Source: CRINMAIL 628: Special Edition on the 15th Anniversary of the CRC - - WORLDWIDE: Cross-Topic Special Children's ...

EPHA Environment Network (EEN)
EPHA Environment Network (EEN) is an international non-governmental organisation advocating environmental protection as a means to improving health and ...

European Youth Portal
[Brussels, May 2004 - Source: CRINMAIL 608 - - EUROPEAN YOUTH PORTAL]. In May 2004, the European Commission launched the European Youth Portal. Developed ...

Examples of national and local initiatives working towards creating healthy environments for children
HECANET is an international mailing list dedicated to promoting healthy environments for children. The list provides updates on the activities of the ...

Fourth European Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health, Budapest, 23-25 June 2004
Over 1000 ministerial delegates from 52 countries came together during the Fourth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health, Budapest, June 23-25 ...

Fourth Forum of the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organised the 4th Forum of the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty, which was held in Rome from 31 ...

Global Movement for Children
The Global Movement for Children is a collective global force devoted to creating a world where every child has the right to dignity, security and self-fulfilment. ...

Greater London Authority (GLA) Children's Unit Information
The regional Children and Young People's Unit (CYPU), established in 2004 by the Mayor of London at the Greater London Authority (GLA), has supported ...

Guía de Buenas Prácticas sobre Planes y Consejos de Infancia en el Ámbito Municipal Español
This document presents the research for the creation of a “Guía de Buenas práctica sobre Planes de Infancia y Consejos de Infancia en el ámbito municipal ...

Healthy Urban Planning in Practice: Experience of European Cities
The WHO City Action Group on Healthy Urban Planning was established in 2001 to develop WHO's work in the area with a group of committed European cities. ...

Human Rights-Based Approach portal on the Child Rights Information Network’s website (CRIN)
A Human Rights-Based Approach portal has been launched on the world-wide web. The portal is part of the Child Rights Information Network’s website (CRIN). ...

ICT for Social Welfare: A toolkit for managers
'ICT for Social Welfare' is a practical toolkit for government and community sector agencies. There is a strong focus on the importance of professionals ...

Il bullismo a scuola e nei luoghi di aggregazione: progettare e gestire interventi per promuovere il benessere
A training course on the phenomenon of bullism in schools was organized by the Italian Cooperativa sociale AB Città in collaboration with the Province ...

Indicadores municipales de aplicación de la Convención sobre los Derechos del Niño
This document contains a questionnaire with questions to make a local situation analysis on children and youth. This information feeds into the Child ...

Inheriting the World: The Atlas of Children's Health and the Environment
More than three million children die every year due to unhealthy environments. This atlas tackles issues as diverse as the devastating and largely unknown ...

International Association of Educating Cities
The International Association of Educating Cities is an association of cities with the common goal of working together on projects and activities to improve ...

International Healthy Parks Healthy People Congress
The Inaugural International “Healthy Parks Healthy People” Congress will be held in Melbourne on April 11-16, 2010. It is organized by Parks Victoria ...

International Institute for Environment and Development - IIED
Founded in 1971, as the International Institute for Environmental Affairs in the United States, today the institute has its headquarters in London. It ...

Invisible Action
This is a revised and updated version of a book originally published in Portuguese in 1991, which looks at the issue of private social assistance in metropolitan ...

Istituto degli Innocenti
The Istituto degli Innocenti was founded in 1419 on behalf of the Corporazione dell'Arte della Seta (Guild of Silkworkers) with the specific and exclusive ...

It's our world, our future too: Young people's voices on Environmental and Health priorities
This video is produced by EPHA Environment Network and made up of the excited but sometimes deeply concerned faces and voices of children in Russia, Belgium, ...

IULA-FMCU Unity Congress
Over 1,100 representatives of local governments and their associations, donor agencies and organisations of local authorities from 90 countries attended ...

Jornadas: "La cooperación descentralizada: El municipio come espacio de encuentro"
The Decentralized Cooperation has increased its importance in Spain during the last years. The financial resources for international cooperation are raised ...

Kind & Samenleving (Childhood & Society)
Kind & Samenleving (Childhood & Society) is a Research and Development centre that intends to improve the position of children in society. Its vision ...

KNN: A TV Magazine made by Filipino Youth
Young people in the Philippines are increasingly beset with complex social problems; which, set against the backdrop of an almost certain expansion of ...

La pobreza urbana en la Argentina actual
The Statistics Bulletin ‘Instantáneas’ elaborated by the UNICEF-Argentina Office and the Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Censos - INDEC (The ...

Launch of PLACES for PLAY
A new publication from PLAYLINK will be launched on Monday 14 February 2005, 10,30am – 1pm at Financial Service Authority, 25 The North Colonnade, Canary ...

Learning Life Skills with Children in Moldova
Since 1998 The Centre for Information and Documentation in Child Rights in Moldova has promoted children’s rights through: a) Spreading information ...

Local Agenda 21
The aim of this site is to provide a focus for young people's work relating to issues around la21. As well as providing a space for young people's websites, ...

London Mayor celebrates International Children's Day with new reports and children's photographic exhibition
London Mayor Ken Livingstone publishes two new reports and supports a day-long event, including the launch of a children's photography exhibition, to ...

Los medios de comunicación y la ciudad educadora
This article shows how mass media, especially the radio, helps social actors and educators to meet each other within the framework of Educating Cities ...

Making Europe and Central Asia Fit for Children
The Conference on Making Europe and Central Asia Fit for Children, held in Sarajevo from 13 to 15 May 2004, is the first follow-up conference to the Berlin ...

Mayors' sensitisation to Youth Friendly Services
This document reports the conference “Mayors’ sensitisation to Youth Friendly Services” held in Vilnius, Republic of Lithuania, on 20 January 2004. ...

Meeting of the Mediterranean Cities
The Meeting of the Mediterranean Cities which was held in Monaco from March 31 to April 1st 2003 was jointly organised by The United Nations Development ...

MENA Child Protection Initiative, Current Status and Future Directions
The Arab Urban Development Institute and the World Bank organized the first workshop on their joint Child Protection Initiative (CPI) under the title: ...

Mobilità sostenibile per città amiche dei bambini
There is a wide range of experiences and projects aiming to make cities fit for children. Cities are generally unfriendly environments for young people ...

New issue of Children, Youth and Environments on line
The new issue of Children, Youth and Environments contains 12 papers (five articles; two research notes; and five field reports) on a range of topics ...

New world organisation 'United Cities and Local Governments' to be launched in January 2004
A new world organisation, 'United Cities and Local Governments', was launched in January 2004. The name symbolizes the unification of the two largest ...

Nove passi verso le città amiche delle bambine e dei bambini
The Italian National Committee for UNICEF produced a leaflet that summarizes the nine building blocks in creating a Child Friendly City taken from the ...

Our Future: Sustainable Cities - Turning Ideas into Action
The World Urban Forum was established by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing issues facing the world today: rapid urbanisation and ...

Outcomes from the Urban Youth Employment Workshop in Nairobi
The "Strategies for Creating Urban Youth Employment in Africa" workshop was held in Nairobi on June 21-25, 2004 and included both an expert group meeting ...

PARTICIPATION: "Make a difference" in a One-Minute Video [competition]
[UNICEF, New York. 1 March 2005 - PARTICIPATION: "Make a difference" in a One-Minute Video (competition). Source: CRINMAIL 655] The MAGIC website ...

Playlink
Playlink is a national charity that works with local communities to support provision of high quality opportunities for children's play that are stimulating, ...

Pour une ville digne des enfants
This is a report of the seminar "L'enfant et la ville", which was organized by ENA (Ecole Nationale d’Architecture) and UNICEF Morocco with the participation ...

POVERTY: Child-Led Organisations Launch Global Campaign [news].
[Global Movement for Children, UK. 17 March 2005 - POVERTY: Child-Led Organisations Launch Global Campaign [news]. Source: CRINMAIL 661] 2005 ...

Promoting Good Practice and Capacity Building
The African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse - ANPPCAN is a pan-African network covering 16 countries. Its regional office, ...

Quality education and child-friendly schools
This guide offers a set of guidelines to develop and implement a child-friendly school system. It briefly describes the main elements which promote quality ...

Red Local a favor de los derechos de la infancia y la adolescencia
The Red Local a Favor de los Derechos de la Infancia y la Adolescencia (Local Network in favour of the Rights of Children and Adolescents) is a consortium ...

Segundo Encuentro Centroamericano de Municipios Amigos de la Niñez y Juventud
The meeting is organized by the municipality of Tegucigalpa in collaboration with the Secretaría de Gobernación y Justicia (Secretary of Governance ...

Slum Futures - 23 minute Life documentary reports on the slum dwellers of Mumbai
For the last programme in 2004 Life series, Slum Futures, TVE has produced a powerful report on the slum dwellers of Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India, ...

Sort it Out!
This research is an in-depth analysis of information gathered in a consultation carried out by the Office with nearly 3,000 young Londoners between August ...

Space and Quality of Life for Children
The seminar "Space and Quality of Life for Children" was held in Madrid on November 27-28, 1992. There were 38 participants, from six member states in ...

Special Session for an overall review and appraisal of the implementation of the Habitat Agenda
From 6 to 8 June 2001, five years after Habitat II, the General Assembly of the United Nations held a special session to review and appraise implementation ...

Structural variation and multiple deprivation in urban poor communities
The CFC Secretariat organised a seminar on urban poverty on 31 May 2001 at UNICEF IRC in Florence, titled "Structural Variation and Multiple Deprivation ...

Sustainable Safety: Municipalities at the Crossroads
The Safer Cities Programme of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) and eThekwini Municipality organise the International Conference ...

The Child Friendly Cities Initiative - Slovakia
This worksheet has been prepared by UNICEF Slovakia in order to provide an overview of the Child Friendly Cities Initiative undertaking in this country ...

The Child Friendly Cities Initiative - Slovenia
This worksheet has been prepared by UNICEF Slovenia in order to provide an overview of the Child Friendly Cities Initiative established by UNICEF Slovenia ...

The Child Friendly Cities Initiative- Switzerland
This worksheet has been prepared by Swiss Committee for UNICEF in order to provide an overview of the Child Friendly Cities Initiative established by ...

The Child Rights Information Network (CRIN)
Established in 1995, the Child Rights Information Network (CRIN) is a global network that disseminates information about the Convention on the Rights ...

The Children's Environments Research Group (CERG)
The Children's Environments Research Group (CERG), provides an important link between university scholarship and the development of design, policy and ...

The Children's Rights Alliance
The Children's Rights Alliance is a coalition of 75 Irish NGOs concerned with the rights and needs of children. The Alliance works to secure the full ...

The European Child Friendly Cities Network
The European Child Friendly Cities Network is promoting the rights and interests of children and youth in local communities. It is established under Belgian ...

The European Network of Ombudsmen for Children
The European Network of Ombudsmen for Children (ENOC) was established by 10 founding members in Trondheim, Norway in June 1997. The Network links independent ...

The Flemish Network of Child Friendly Cities
In 1999 the Research Institute Childhood and Society (Kind & Samenleving) made the first contacts to establish a network of child friendly cities in Flanders. ...

The Innocenti Digest on urban child
The Innocenti Digests are developed by UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Florence and are designed to give a concise, authoritative, professional but ...

The Kyoto World Cities Challenge: 2005-2007
Despite the fact that the transport sector is responsible for at least half, often more, of all CO2 production in most cities, there is no provision under ...

The rights of the child and the physical environment
This publication is part of the preparation for a programme focusing on children's rights to a healthy physical environment. Their housing, the water ...

The Slovak Committee for UNICEF
The Slovak Committee for UNICEF has provided support for the development of a National Plan of Action for Children with a children’s rights intersectoral ...

The State of London's Children Report
The first State of London's Children report has been produced by the Office of the Children's Rights Commissioner for London, established in 2000 to promote ...

The State of the World's Children 2003
This year "The State of the World's Children" focuses on the responsibility of adults to seek out the perspectives and opinions of children and to take ...

The State of the World's Cities 2001
'The State of the World Cities Report 2001' of the UN-Habitat (former UNCHS (Habitat)) published in conjunction with the June 2001 Special Session of ...

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child reporting system and the physical environment
This publication is part of the preparation for a programme focusing on children's rights to a healthy physical environment. Their housing, the water ...

The Universal Forum of Cultures - Barcelona 2004
The Universal Forum of Cultures - Barcelona 2004 commenced on May 9 2004, coinciding with the Europe Day. This unprecedented event converted Barcelona ...

Towards Child-Friendly Cities
This leaflet published by UNICEF illustrates some important steps to make cities child-friendly from grassroots to city hall such as: involve the children; ...

UK Committee for UNICEF website
This website is part of the main webpage of the United Kingdom Committee for UNICEF. It includes a variety of information related to child well-being ...

UN-HABITAT, United Nations Human Settlements Programme
UN-HABITAT is the lead agency within the United Nations system for the implementation of the Habitat Agenda - the global plan of action adopted by the ...

UNICEF Comité Español
The Spanish Committee of UNICEF is made up of 18 Regional Committees, 38 Provincial Delegations and 32 Local Delegations, all of which are governed by ...

UNICEF France
UNICEF France, created in 1964 to support UNICEF programmes globally, contributes to the achievement of UNICEF’s key priorities for children throughout ...

UNICEF Italia
The Italian Committee for UNICEF was founded in 1974, and is one of the most widely recognized and consolidated non-governmental organizations in the ...

UNICEF Occupied Palestinian Territory
A Child-Friendly Cities initiative is underway in four locations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory - two locations in the Gaza Strip (Rafah and Gaza ...

UNICEF Sweden: We help children to grow
This set of photos illustrates an interesting campaign organized by UNICEF Sweden to better spread UNICEF’s work to the Swedish population. Despite ...

Urban Children and Youth in the MENA Region: Addressing Priorities in Education
An international conference “Urban Children and Youth in the MENA Region: Addressing Priorities in Education" is organized by the Arab Urban Development ...

Urban Management Programme (UN-HABITAT)
The Urban Management Programme (UMP) was launched in 1986 as an initiative of UNDP, UN-Habitat, the World Bank and several bilateral partners (currently ...

Using Rapid City Surveys to Inform Municipal Social Policy. An Application in Cali, Colombia
Many developing countries assign local governments increasing responsibilities in fighting poverty. This requires local social policy to go beyond the ...

Vereniging Vlaamse Jeugdiensten - VVJ (Federation of Flemish municipalities)
Vereniging Vlaamse Jeugdiensten - VVJ is the Federation of Flemish municipal youth-services and local youth officers. VVJ is as well a member-organisation ...

VIII International Congress of Educating Cities
In May 1998, the Governments of the European Union designated Genoa "European Capital of Culture" for 2004, an important recognition for our city that ...

Ville Amie des Enfants - France
This worksheet has been prepared by UNICEF France in order to provide an overview of the Ville Amie des Enfants (Child Friendly Cities) Initiative established ...

We've Got the Right
This video looks at the Rights of the Child from the perspective of children living in Northern Ireland. The video was made by children from the Fountain ...

World Bank Empowerment Team and Community of Practice website
The World Bank's Empowerment Team and Community of Practice newly updated website features current initiatives on measurement and power relations, information ...

World Summit of Cities and Local Authorities on the Information Society
Information and communication technologies play a major role in the future of our societies, especially in education, culture, democratic participation, ...

Young People's Health and Development (YPHD) programme
The Young People's Health and Development project is directed towards promoting healthy lifestyles among young people and helping to develop innovative ...

Youth Advocate Program International
Youth Advocate Program International (YAP), a non-profit organization, has been promoting and protecting the rights and welfare of the world’s youth ...

Youth Friendly Health Services: Responding to the needs of young people in Europe
The issue of young people’s health, development and protection is of paramount importance to the United Nations (UN). Within South Eastern Europe (SEE), ...

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