An Urban95 Starter Kit - ideas for action

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Young Explorers: new short films share city life as experienced by three-year-olds

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Early Childhood Matters 2019

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Urban95 Virtual Reality

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The first of many smart and child friendly cities in India

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Home visiting services scale up in Brazil

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Advocacy leads to new legal framework in Israel

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News & Blogs

Foundation partner in Brazil wins Sustainable Cities Award

Published October 11, 2019

Recife’s Compaz project has won the 2019 Sustainable Cities Award, supported by Oxfam, for the best inequality reduction project in Brazil. This footage from Globo’s NE2 news programme shows Recife’s… Read more

Job vacancy: BvLF is recruiting a Communications & Knowledge Uptake Officer (maternity cover)

Published October 8, 2019

The Bernard van Leer Foundation is recruiting a Communications & Knowledge Uptake Officer. In this role, you are responsible for supporting and managing projects related to developing, supporting and communicating… Read more

Urban95 and Bernard van Leer Foundation at the C40 World Mayors Summit - Copenhagen, 9-12 October

Published October 4, 2019

Babies and toddlers all over the world are suffering some of the worst impacts of air pollution and climate change, affecting their health and ability to learn for a lifetime. Read more

Young Explorers: new short films share city life as experienced by three-year-olds

Published October 3, 2019

In five newly released short films, toddlers take you along their daily hometown journeys in two very different cities – Pune in India and Recife in Brazil. Join Ahaan, Mokshada,… Read more

Clean Air Fund launched to address global air pollution crisis

Published September 26, 2019

The Clean Air Fund, a new philanthropic initiative, has launched to address the global outdoor air pollution crisis that is responsible for 4.2 million deaths worldwide – more than from… Read more

Animating the findings of a report on services for refugee children

Published September 12, 2019

This animation dramatises the findings of a report looking at services for children of refugees and asylum seekers in nine countries (Belgium, Canada, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, Turkey… Read more