Early Childhood Matters 2020

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Designing Streets for Kids

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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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News & Blogs

New partnership launched with Addis Ababa

Published March 30, 2021

Earlier this week the city government of Addis Ababa formally launched a new early years initiative – Children: The Future Hope of Addis Ababa – in partnership with the Bernard… Read more

New publication launched with Arup: The Proximity of Care Design Guide

Published March 22, 2021

Last week the Bernard van Leer Foundation and Arup launched the Proximity of Care Design Guide, developed to support the design and implementation of cost-effective interventions that improve the living… Read more

Hiring: apply to be our Early Childhood Development Specialist

Published March 16, 2021

We are seeking a passion-driven and motivated Early Childhood Development (ECD) Specialist to join our Knowledge for Policy team. The ECD Specialist will provide advice, support and technical assistance to… Read more

Urban95 begins scaling in Israel with launch in Tira and Beit Shemesh

Published March 9, 2021

Last week we launched an Urban95 programme in a new city in Israel – Tira, a predominantly Muslim city located 30km north-east of Tel Aviv, with population of 27,000. We… Read more

Urban Playground – a new book by Tim Gill

Published March 2, 2021

Last week we hosted a virtual book launch for Urban Playground: How child-friendly planning and design can save cities. The author, Tim Gill, is an independent scholar and advocate on… Read more

India's Nurturing Neighbourhoods Challenge selects first 25 cities

Published February 19, 2021

A first cohort of 25 cities have been chosen from the 63 that participated in the Nurturing Neighbourhoods Challenge, a nationwide scale-up of our Urban95 work in India in partnership… Read more