An Urban Refugee Task Team webinar led by UNHCR Education teams in Nairobi and Geneva, discussing the role of education in urban settings. It uses Nairobi as a case study, providing good practices, lessons learned and challenges plus general recommendations for programming focusing on mainstreaming and inclusion, partnerships and community participation.
The Global Parliament of Mayors is a governance body of, by and for mayors from all continents with a vision to the world in which mayors, their cities and networks are equal partners in building global governance for an inclusive and sustainable world.
The Committee is concerned by the poor recognition given by States to the rights contained in article 31. The Committee is particularly concerned about the difficulties faced by particular categories of children in relation to enjoyment and conditions of equality of the rights defined in article 31, especially girls, poor children, children with disabilities, indigenous…
UN Women’s Global Flagship Initiative, Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces develops, implements, and evaluates tools, policies and comprehensive approaches on the prevention of and response to sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls across different settings.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is a legally-binding international agreement setting out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of every child, regardless of their race, religion or abilities. The UNCRC consists of 54 articles that set out children’s rights and how governments should work together to make…
The Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF) sets out a wide range of measures to be taken by the international community in response to large-scale refugee situations across the whole cycle of displacement, from admission and reception to meeting ongoing needs and searching for solutions.
The Child Friendly Cities Initiative (CFCI) provides a governance framework for building child-friendly cities and communities. The framework consists of two pillars: goals and results to be achieved; and strategies to achieve these goals and results. The strategies are related to collecting data & monitoring progress, advocacy & awareness-raising, child-friendly laws & policies, city-wide strategic…
Block by Block is a global initiative that uses the popular video game Minecraft to involve youth in the planning process in urban areas by giving them the opportunity to show planners and decision makers how they would like to see their cities in the future. The project is a collaboration between Mojang, the creators…
DeCID: Co-designing social infrastructure with children affected by displacement is a project led by The Bartlett Development Planning Unit (UCL) and CatalyticAction, and funded by UKRI through the Global Challenges Research Fund.
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