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Bulletin year 2009 number 10

A research workshop for Child Friendly Communities and Cities (CFC) will be held in Rome on Nov 25-27, 2009, organized by UNICEF IRC and Childwatch in collaboration with the Children’s Environments Research Group of the City University of New York and the Italian National Committee for UNICEF. The workshop is aimed to establish a common understanding of the protocol and toolkit for the multi-country research study, in addition to facilitating the exchange of experiences with regard to local governance and child rights practices. Participants will include UNICEF focal points, local researchers and municipal officers from the 11 countries participating in the research initiative: Brazil, Philippines, the Dominican Republic, India, Russia, Jordan, Sudan, South Africa, France, Italy and Spain, as well as international researchers.

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Bulletin year 2009 number 10

The 2010 Child in the City Conference will take place in Florence, Italy on October 27-29 of next year. The conference is organised on a bi-annual basis by the European Network Child Friendly Cities and the Child in the City Foundation. It is taking place for the first time in southern Europe, after previous venues in Bruges, London, Stuttgart and Rotterdam. Local partners for the 2010 conference include the Istituto degli Innocenti, the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, the Italian Committee for UNICEF, the Region of Tuscany, the Province of Florence and the City of Florence.