An Urban95 Starter Kit - ideas for action

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Covid-19 crisis: how leaders can support babies, toddlers and the people who care for them

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Coalitions that care: New case studies on breakthrough early childhood policy achievements

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New guide for designing for Early Childhood in vulnerable urban contexts

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Annual Report 2019

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Early Childhood Matters 2019

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The first of many smart and child friendly cities in India

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News & Blogs

Young Explorers (the making of): How video can encourage empathy for toddlers

Published June 23, 2020

A deeper look at the Young Explorers short film project reveals some larger questions about how we view early childhood, and the power of film in bringing those questions to… Read more

“Magic Moments” campaign launched in Israel for Arabic speaking parents

Published June 15, 2020

"Magic Moments", a national campaign for Arabic-speaking parents, offering practical guidance on how to turn everyday activities with babies and toddlers into special times of bonding that enhance the child’s… Read more

New Report on the Potential Role of Music Making in the Well-Being of Young Families

Published June 9, 2020

Music supports family well-being especially when made or enjoyed together. This report highlights the value, impact and scaling potential of music and sustainable music interventions/programmes throughout the world… Read more

Coalitions that care: New case studies on breakthrough early childhood policy achievements

Published May 27, 2020

The Bernard van Leer Foundation and RAND Europe have released two new case studies on effective collective action campaigns that contributed to better care for babies, toddlers and caregivers at national scale.interventions successfully. Read more

2019 Annual Report now available

Published May 19, 2020

Our 2019 Annual Report is now available. For the first time, it also contains an overview in Arabic, Dutch, French, Hebrew, Portuguese, Spanish and Turkish. Read more

Hiring: We're seeking a Programme Coordinator for the Netherlands (maternity cover)

Published May 18, 2020

We're looking for an energetic, detail focused individual with great planning and communications skills to be our Programme Coordinator for The Netherlands from 17th August 2020–19 March 2021 (30 weeks). Read more