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

We stand by our colleague Yigit Aksakoglu and his family

Published February 16, 2020

Yiğit Aksakoğlu has served as our Representative in Turkey since 2014. During his tenure with the Bernard van Leer Foundation, he has demonstrated a tireless commitment to our mission to… Read more

Hiring: We're seeking a Jordan Representative

Published February 11, 2020

Are you a persuasive partnership builder, who is skilled at navigating the Jordanian policy landscape, and has 7+ years of experience working to deliver positive social impact? Are you interested… Read more

Bernard van Leer Foundation at the World Urban Forum 2020 – Abu Dhabi, 8–13 February

Published February 7, 2020

The Bernard van Leer Foundation will be at the World Urban Forum next week to share knowledge and ideas around designing cities that help rather than hinder a child’s development. Read more

New publications in Turkish on low-cost healthy eating for families

Published February 6, 2020

More than 200,000 copies of a seven-part Nutrition Guide for Pregnant Women, Newborns and Babies are being distributed to families in the cities of Istanbul and Izmir. Commissioned by the… Read more

Leadership changes at the Van Leer Group

Published February 5, 2020

On behalf of the Board of Trustees of the Van Leer Group, I am delighted to announce that as of December 1st, 2019, Michael Feigelson has been appointed as the… Read more

Hiring: We're seeking an Assistant to Executive Director (CLOSED)

Published January 31, 2020

Are you a client orientated individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills and at least three years of work experience? Are you interested in working for an organisation is… Read more